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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 A380 Airbus
Jun 18, 2015 - 6:30 AM
Executives try to put positive spin on A380 economy seat shrink.
Cebu Pacific Air
Jun 18, 2015 - 6:10 AM
Cebu Pacific is buying up to 20 ATR 72-600s, and Braathens will get up to 15.
Dornier 228
Jun 18, 2015 - 5:30 AM
Popularity of the Do228 in special mission roles has led to a restarting of the old Fairchild Dornier production line at Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.
Jun 18, 2015 - 5:20 AM
Fuel economy, maintenance costs and training costs are top considerations.
Flaris very light jet (VLJ)
Jun 18, 2015 - 4:30 AM
Prototype was originally fitted with a 1,460-pound-thrust Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F.
Jun 18, 2015 - 4:20 AM
UK company Dart Jet has schemed a new modular concept for training aircraft.
Jun 18, 2015 - 4:00 AM
The French air force is looking to buy between 20 and 25 basic trainers.
Jun 18, 2015 - 3:42 AM
Russian cargo carrier Volga-Dnepr plans to expand its fleet with twenty freighter versions of the widebody.
Airbus E-Fan Paris Air Show
Jun 18, 2015 - 3:40 AM
Main displays will be tablets, to be used for student pilot briefing and debriefing
Jun 17, 2015 - 3:20 PM
Boeing CEO Ray Conner also reported that the Max continues to meet all its performance expectations.