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.

Jan 2, 2015 - 12:55 AM
Pre-owned inventory has been shrinking, despite a growing worldwide fleet that added more than 525 new aircraft in 2014.
Boeing Renton plant future view
Dec 31, 2014 - 7:00 AM
U.S. aerospace industry sales in 2014 grew to $228 billion, according to the Aerospace Industries Association.
F-35 Lightning II CF-19 jet
Dec 31, 2014 - 7:00 AM
U.S. sales of military aircraft remained flat in 2014, according to the Aerospace Industries Association.
Dec 30, 2014 - 3:13 PM
The Civil Aviation Administration of China issued a type certificate for the Comac ARJ21-700 regional jet, China’s first indigenous airliner.
Dec 30, 2014 - 11:55 AM
Latest agreement converts 10 options into firm orders valued at nearly $90 million.
Dec 30, 2014 - 10:11 AM
Business jet deliveries appear to have returned to growth in 2014 and are poised to jump by 13% in 2015.
An A330MRTT refuels from a KC-135
Dec 30, 2014 - 7:00 AM
The Netherlands, Norway and Poland will collectively acquire and operate A330MRTTs
Maiden flight of Boeing 767-2C provisioned freighter
Dec 28, 2014 - 7:30 PM
Boeing announced the first flight of a 767-2C "provisioned freighter" that will become one of the first U.S. Air Force KC-46A refueling tankers.
TCOM aerostat
Dec 26, 2014 - 7:00 AM
Aerostat manufacturer TCOM suggests the market is growing at the expense of other airborne solutions.
Dec 24, 2014 - 9:21 AM
TenCate, a long-time Cirrus supplier, teams once again with Cirrus co-founder Alan Klapmeier.