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.

During pre-certification testing, the Airbus A350XWB  twin-aisle twinjet underwent water ingestion trials on a long military runway at Istres, France, that also is used for high- and maximum-energy rejected takeoff work.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:10 AM
Airbus is starting to fully engage with customers for the A350XWB as it nears first delivery to Qatar Airways toward the end of this year.
Jul 3, 2014 - 9:29 AM
Boeing 787 reliability rates continue to rise, but several operators have deferred fixes to avoid down time.
Jul 2, 2014 - 9:00 AM
Two batches of Sukhoi Su-25s have been delivered to Iraq.
Jul 1, 2014 - 10:29 AM
The first A320neo rolled out of its paint hangar in Toulouse on July 1.
Jun 30, 2014 - 11:00 AM
SCAC has delivered 10 Superjet SSJ100s in Aeroflot's "Full" configuration.
Boeing 767-2C provisioned freighter
Jun 29, 2014 - 5:14 PM
Target date for first flight of the aerial refueling tanker is now the third quarter, according to Boeing.
Jun 27, 2014 - 7:15 AM
The U.S. Air Force could eventually acquire 112 combat rescue helicopters based on the UH-60M Black Hawk in a deal worth $7.9 billion, said Sikorsky.
Jun 26, 2014 - 4:18 PM
Development of the Embraer E190-E2 has progressed through joint design definition.
Jun 26, 2014 - 3:35 PM
With the receipt of the Citation X+’s type certificate, Cessna can again claim that it produces the world’s fastest civil airplane.
Boeing Reconfigurable Airborne Multi-Intelligence System (Ramis)
Jun 25, 2014 - 11:12 PM
Ramis combines imagery intelligence, electronic intelligence, signals intelligence and communications intelligence.