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.

May 20, 2014 - 12:01 AM
Embraer comes to EBACE this year as it prepares to start deliveries of the new Legacy 450 and 500 models.
Pilatus PC-24 twinjet
May 19, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Launch customers for the Pilatus PC-24 twinjet begin signing purchase agreements today at the EBACE show.
Aerion is seeking an engine supplier now that it has switched to a trijet configuration for the “AS2” supersonic bizjet.
May 19, 2014 - 6:00 PM
The first flight of Aerion’s revamped SSBJ is expected in late 2018 or early 2019, with certification anticipated in 2021.
May 19, 2014 - 3:40 PM
Bringing together Cessna and Beechcraft under one umbrella seems to have been handled well by Textron.
May 19, 2014 - 3:30 PM
Piaggio Aero has launched a new version of its iconic Avanti twin turboprop. The EVO features a host of improvements.
Gulfstream’s Mark Burns, president of product support; Scott Neal, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing; and president  Larry Flynn officially unveil the G650ER yesterday at EBACE. (Photo: Mark Wagner)
May 19, 2014 - 2:40 PM
Gulfstream launched a new member of its successful family yesterday in the shape of the G650ER. Extra fuel has boosted range to 7,500 nm
May 19, 2014 - 2:20 PM
Nine HondaJets are now under assembly, with four already mated to their wings and empennages. Type certification is expected in the first quarter 2015.
May 19, 2014 - 2:15 PM
Eclipse and Jeppesen announce a new web-based data delivery method for customers
May 19, 2014 - 1:20 PM
Bizav market guru predicts high-end bizjets will continue to be successful, while the market for smaller jets will remain more or less stable.
May 19, 2014 - 12:30 PM
Business aviation safety in Europe was on the face of it better last year than 2012.