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.

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.
Asiana Boeing 777-200ER at SFO
Apr 2, 2014 - 3:47 PM
Asiana partly attributes the July 6, 2013 accident involving one of its Boeing 777-200ERs to the airplane's autopilot design.
U.S. Navy MH-60S Seahawk helicopters
Apr 2, 2014 - 10:16 AM
The digital launcher will let the Seahawk carry a variety of weapons and engage a larger set of threats.