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.

David Dixon, Jetcraft Asia president
Apr 11, 2014 - 5:00 PM
Aircraft broker Jetcraft is positioned to exploit opportunities for business and private aviation in Greater China.
Cirrus SF50
Apr 11, 2014 - 3:00 PM
The first production conforming Cirrus Vision SF50 very light jet, “C-Zero” (C0), made its maiden flight in March from Duluth International Airport.
Pilatus PC-12 single-engine turboprop
Apr 10, 2014 - 1:45 PM
In 2012, the country’s economy grew at its fastest pace in more than a decade, which makes it fertile ground for business aviation.
U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler
Apr 10, 2014 - 8:09 AM
Current plans call for Boeing to deliver the final EA-18Gs in 2016, but the 22 Growlers the Navy requested would extend that through 2017.
Apr 9, 2014 - 11:08 AM
Airbus says fewer customization options will aid in production efficiency and help boost aftermarket values.
Rear Adm. Randy Mahr, F-35 deputy program manager
Apr 8, 2014 - 7:22 AM
Modified bulkheads will address cracking issues in early production versions of the Joint Strike Fighter.
Apr 8, 2014 - 12:55 AM
Apr 3, 2014 - 1:15 PM
Between March 1 and 26 Russian aircraft approached Bulgaria on nine occasions, flying without flight plans and requiring investigation.
Apr 3, 2014 - 11:27 AM
A new private low-fare carrier in China plans to launch operations in August.