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.

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.
Dec 23, 2014 - 8:34 AM
Flight test program has combined for 177 flights, keeping the SF50 on pace for certification in 2015.