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.
The first production conforming Cirrus Vision SF50 very light jet, “C-Zero” (C0), made its maiden flight in March from Duluth International Airport.
In 2012, the country’s economy grew at its fastest pace in more than a decade, which makes it fertile ground for business aviation.
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.
Airbus says fewer customization options will aid in production efficiency and help boost aftermarket values.
Modified bulkheads will address cracking issues in early production versions of the Joint Strike Fighter.
Between March 1 and 26 Russian aircraft approached Bulgaria on nine occasions, flying without flight plans and requiring investigation.
A new private low-fare carrier in China plans to launch operations in August.
Asiana partly attributes the July 6, 2013 accident involving one of its Boeing 777-200ERs to the airplane's autopilot design.