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.

September 22, 2017, 8:40 PM

U.S. Air Force Will Test KC-46 to Assess Boom-Scraping Issue

The service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing.

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U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey
Jul 14, 2015 - 7:51 PM
The U.S. Navy awarded the joint venture a $332.5 million contract modification to deliver five MV-22 Osprey tiltotors.
Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet
Jul 13, 2015 - 11:33 AM
C1, the second of three conforming flight-test SF50s, is currently being outfitted with the ballistic recovery system.
RIAT airshow formation
Jul 9, 2015 - 11:39 AM
Paris drop-outs are among many aerospace companies that will be present at two major events in the UK this year.
Luxaviation's First Embraer Phenom 300
Jul 9, 2015 - 9:33 AM
now operates a combined fleet of more than 250 business aircraft, including 18 Embraer Legacy 600/650s.
Bombardier Global 7000
Jul 8, 2015 - 5:25 PM
Company won't say if there will be delays, but business aviation analyst Rolland Vincent texpects both aircraft programs to be delayed by 18 to 24 months.
Jul 7, 2015 - 11:57 AM
The super-midsize Challenger 300 entered service in 2004, while the updated 350 was certified by the FAA, Transport Canada and EASA last year.
Jul 6, 2015 - 12:22 PM
Leasing companies account for majority of sales activity
Jul 2, 2015 - 11:35 AM
Plans call for construction of new completions and delivery center in Tianjin
Eclipse Special Edition
Jul 2, 2015 - 11:30 AM
Factory-refurbished Eclipse 500 SE will be upgraded to include nearly all new features introduced on the Eclipse 550.
PlaneSense 400XTi
Jul 1, 2015 - 10:07 AM
Jet will be available as an upgrade for PC-12 share owners, several of whom have been asking for faster or longer-range aircraft.