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 14, 2014 - 12:10 AM
787-9 debuts at Farnborough show as Boeing challenges Airbus to defend its A350 strategy.
Jul 13, 2014 - 1:05 PM
Passive detection of aircraft has been developing for many decades and there is renewed interest in Eastern Europe.
The Ramona and follow-on Tamara passive detection systems were deployed by Warsaw Pact countries on  mobile vehicles.
Jul 13, 2014 - 1:00 PM
Passive detection of aircraft has been developing for many decades and there is renewed interest in Eastern Europe.
Jul 13, 2014 - 12:00 PM
Airbus attempts to head off 777X threat with “on plan” A350-1000.
Boeing Next Generation Bomber
Jul 13, 2014 - 11:19 AM
The service has designated the platform a top priority and expects to make a contract award next spring.
Pilatus has already sold two full years of production for its new PC-24 jet, which is due  to enter service in early 2017.
Jul 13, 2014 - 11:00 AM
The new business jet offers a spacious cabin and great versatility in terms of its performance.
The view inside one of the two CAE full mission simulators. These are not designed to provide full-motion, but the pilot seat does “nudge” and “roll” and therefore can be “quite sick-making,” according to Ascent.
Jul 13, 2014 - 10:05 AM
Ascent has run UK Military Flying Training System at RAF Valley for a year. It has lowered front-line training and can now take foreign students.
Jul 13, 2014 - 10:00 AM
Ascent has lowered front-line training and is able to take foreign students at the UK Military Flying Training System at RAF Valley.
Jul 13, 2014 - 9:00 AM
As the aircraft becomes a common site and help airlines make revenue, Airbus says it is in no rush to stretch or re-engine the Airbus A380.
Boeing and Air Lease Corporation in late May celebrated the direct delivery of the first of 15 777-300ERs from ALC’s existing order pipeline with the manufacturer. Boeing expected to deliver the second 777-300ER for ALC to British Airways this month.
Jul 11, 2014 - 2:00 PM
BCA sales boss John Wojick expressed confidence that Boeing would soon collect significant 777 orders.