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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Jun 17, 2015 - 1:50 AM
AerCap led off Boeing’s Paris Air Show business on June 16 with an order for 100 737 Max 8s.
C295W airlifters
Jun 16, 2015 - 10:40 PM
Kingdom previously bought the smaller CN235 transport.
Archangel
Jun 16, 2015 - 12:30 PM
The first of 24 Archangels has just been delivered to the UAE
Antonov An-178 on ramp at Le Bourget
Jun 16, 2015 - 10:59 AM
The Ukrainian manufacturer wants to offer an alternative
Jun 16, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Company will not build its first full-scale Hybrid Airship until a customer is secured.
Jun 16, 2015 - 10:10 AM
First conforming HondaJet suffered a blown tire after landing.
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker
Jun 16, 2015 - 9:52 AM
Qatar Airways has ordered 10 Boeing 777-8Xs and four 777 Freighters.
Airbus’s A320 Qatar
Jun 15, 2015 - 5:15 PM
Airbus now has a launch customer for its A330-300 Regional model.
Lockheed Martin and Terma sign memorandum of understanding
Jun 15, 2015 - 5:00 PM
Lockheed Martin seeks more certainty over production rates for the F-35 fighter.
M346
Jun 15, 2015 - 4:30 PM
Aermacchi’s M346 is established as an advanced/tactical trainer, but recent tests have opened up a new career as an aggressor aircraft.