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.

Oct 14, 2014 - 1:00 PM
The launch customer, an unidentified Brazilian company, accepted the aircraft during a ceremony on October 10 at Embraer headquarters in Brazil.
Oct 14, 2014 - 10:17 AM
The new G500 and G600 models have been in the works since 2009.
AH-64E landing on Navy ship
Oct 14, 2014 - 7:37 AM
The fire-control radar of the AH-64E Guardian will be enhanced to work in the littoral environment close to shore, among other upgrades.
MD Helicopters Cayuse Warrior
Oct 10, 2014 - 9:17 AM
The manufacturer secured a $44.2 million contract to install a weapon system on 17 single-engine MD530Fs.
Oct 9, 2014 - 3:47 PM
$2 million ER option stretches the G650’s 7,000-nm range to 7,500 nm at a cruise speed of Mach 0.85.
Oct 9, 2014 - 3:42 PM
Expansion project for the midsize Legacy jets will increase the company’s existing footprint by 2.5 times at Melbourne, Fla.
Oct 9, 2014 - 10:13 AM
With the new central mission computer, the upgraded Rafales offer complete versatility, according to manufacturer Dassault.
Oct 8, 2014 - 2:53 PM
The program is expected to be worth €200 to €250 million (up to $310 million), for the acquisition of 8-10 systems, with three UAVs per system.
Oct 8, 2014 - 2:11 PM
Favorable financing environment encourages owners to retire relatively young airplanes, changing dynamics of the aftermarket business