Aircraft

News and developments about airplanes, helicopters and unmanned air vehicles used in all varieties of operations, including airlines, military, business, commercial, general aviation and private.

Jul 16, 2014 - 3:30 AM
The Extended Range Avanti II adds a permanent additional fuel tank in the closet in the lavatory, increasing the twin turboprop’s range to 1,720 nm.
Jul 16, 2014 - 3:15 AM
Brazil has been committed to the KC-390 since 2010, and finalized its order for 28 in May. The first delivery is scheduled for the second half of 2016.
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:30 AM
British Prime Minister David Cameron reaffirmed the UK’s commitment to the e-scan radar here at Farnborough on Monday.
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:15 AM
The combi Q400 offers up to 8,200 pounds of cargo capacity and as much as 1,150 cubic feet of volume. The high-cargo version can also hold 50 passengers .
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:08 AM
Japan-based Kobe is to provide titanium landing gear forgings for the new Airbus twin-jet.
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:05 AM
Show-goers can find F-35 models, parts and simulators on display, but the four F-35Bs slated to fly to the UK remain grounded at NAS Patuxent River.
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:00 AM
With the Bauhaus Luftfahrt, Rolls-Royce and MTU, two projects are targeting distributed thrust. The Quadcruiser combines rotary- and fixed-wing.
Jul 16, 2014 - 12:55 AM
Lycoming’s first UAS project dates to World War II and an unmanned twin-engine aircraft.
Jul 16, 2014 - 12:05 AM
Company also announces million-hour milestone for AW139 fleet.