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 15, 2014 - 12:55 AM
Airbus move to increase A320 seating capacity led Boeing to counter with a 200-seat 737 Max 8, with Ryanair in its sights.
Jul 15, 2014 - 12:25 AM
Israel selected the M-346 in 2012 to replace its aging McDonnell Douglas A-4N, TA-4H and TA-4J Skyhawks of the 102 “The Flying Tigers” Squadron.
Jul 15, 2014 - 12:20 AM
Also flying with Dunlop tires are Republic Airways, Air Canada, Compass Airlines, EgyptAir Express, Flybe, LOT Polish Airlines, and Trip.
Jul 14, 2014 - 9:00 AM
Romania’s Aerostar has become the first independent MRO in Europe to install split-scimitar winglets on a Boeing 737.
Supersonic business aircraft such as this concept from Spike Aerospace could  be carrying passengers on transoceanic routes within six to eight years.
Jul 14, 2014 - 8:10 AM
Bringing a new multi-Mach bizjet to market will require innovative design and deep pockets.
The Saab Gripen did the first eight development firings of the MBDA Meteor BVRAAM. The European missile house chose the Swedish fighter in preference to the Rafale or the Eurofighter, but the Meteor has since been integrated on all three aircraft.
Jul 14, 2014 - 8:00 AM
The Saab Gripen has proved to be a good test bed for missiles, as Saab explains how it manages to keep costs under control.
The Reaper can be armed with four Hellfire missiles and two GBU-12 laser-guided 250-pound bombs. The RAF usually flies with all four missiles, but only one bomb. The UAV’s Raytheon MTS-B sensor ball and laser rangefinder/designator is beneath the nose, with the satcom antenna above.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:45 AM
The UK RAF is proud of its Reaper capabilities and confident its rules of engagement in Afghanistan comply with the law and are adhered to.
Jul 14, 2014 - 5:35 AM
The Eurofighter contract adds further components to the ones already supplied by Denroy, which now provides 180 separate parts for the Typhoon.
Jul 14, 2014 - 5:30 AM
After a stop in Paris, Cessna’s recently certified Citation X+ arrived at the Farnborough Airshow.