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.

CH-53K rollout
May 8, 2014 - 4:01 PM
The mostly composite helicopter–dubbed the “King Stallion”–will fly by year-end, with operational service expected in 2019.
May 8, 2014 - 11:23 AM
Boeing's 787-9 has benefitted from what company executives describe as "learnings" from the 787-8 program.
Sikorsky S-92 U.S. presidential helicopter
May 8, 2014 - 11:20 AM
The VXX will replace the aging fleet of Sikorsky VH-3Ds and VH-60Ns flown by Marine Helicopter Squadron One for presidential and VIP transport.
CASA-235 light gunship fires APKWS
May 8, 2014 - 8:06 AM
The Advanced Precision Kill Weapon will be fitted on new Royal Jordanian Air Force CASA-235 light gunships.
May 7, 2014 - 3:15 AM
May 6, 2014 - 9:00 AM
To fit new designs into the present production scheme while maintaining flow times, Boeing must consider how long each part takes to build.
Boeing AH-6i light helicopter
May 1, 2014 - 8:32 PM
Flight status moves the program closer to full-scale production.
May 1, 2014 - 4:02 PM
Boeing Commercial Airplanes v-p of airplane development Scott Fancher issued an upbeat assessment of all of the company's big development programs.
Alenia MC-27
Apr 29, 2014 - 1:37 PM
The MC-27J Praetorian concept retains the capability of the regular C-27J but can be rapidly converted for special missions.
MiG-31 Foxhound
Apr 24, 2014 - 10:11 AM
RAC MiG is working on new versions of the aircraft more capable than the current MiG-31BM.