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.

July 21, 2017, 7:28 AM

Russia’s MAKS Show Highlights T-50 PAKFA Progress

The fifth-generation fighter is cleared for limited production; new UAVs and helicopters were on display

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Sikorsky S-97 Raider
Jun 2, 2015 - 1:08 PM
Prototype is representative of a multimission, high-speed helicopter for the U.S. Army, manufacturer says.
Jun 2, 2015 - 12:11 PM
Production deliveries scheduled to begin by the end of this month.
Falcon 5X rollout
Jun 2, 2015 - 11:37 AM
Entry into service was once pegged for mid-2017, but engine snag could cause delay of up to eight months.
Harris Corp. merger graphic
May 29, 2015 - 12:18 PM
Spun off from ITT Corp. as an independent company in 2011, Exelis is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Harris Corp.
A320 to Mobile
May 29, 2015 - 10:07 AM
Wings, tail, cockpit among components bound for Mobile, Alabama
Airbus A320neo
May 28, 2015 - 1:59 PM
Pratt & Whitney-powered test aircraft awaits resolution of technical glitch
Delta A330-300
May 28, 2015 - 12:01 PM
Eleven airlines have ordered the higher-takeoff-weight variant
May 28, 2015 - 10:25 AM
Former Pratt & Whitney executive Jim Vounassis will be tasked with studying operations and implementing a strategy to improve performance.
May 28, 2015 - 9:55 AM
Plans also call for development of larger variants
May 27, 2015 - 10:45 AM
Aviation veteran Earl Robinson is leading development of StarLiner, which will first reach market as regional airliner and then as corporate jet.