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.

Sep 23, 2014 - 2:20 PM
The Brazilian airframer expects to hand over the first of the new midsize business jets this week.
Sep 23, 2014 - 10:53 AM
New airplane would reach the market by 2020 or 2021
Sep 21, 2014 - 5:17 PM
Buying spree pads backlog totals at Boeing, Airbus and Embraer
Sep 19, 2014 - 8:53 AM
Two aircraft have completed flight trials and are awaiting certification to the 2000-5 standard.
Su-30SM
Sep 19, 2014 - 8:32 AM
The recent contract brings to 72 the Russian defense ministry's order for Su-30SM fighters.
Boeing JStars replacement proposal
Sep 19, 2014 - 8:07 AM
The U.S. Air Force has abandoned plans to re-engine the aging JStars platform.
Sep 19, 2014 - 7:46 AM
Air Force leadership expresses confidence that top-priority procurements are safe from possible budget threats.
Sep 16, 2014 - 9:09 AM
Western sanctions prompt country's power brokers to reconsider homegrown airplane design.
F-16s at Hill Air Force Base
Sep 10, 2014 - 2:01 PM
More than 80 of the aircraft have been grounded since cracks were discovered in the canopy sill longerons this summer.
F-35C Lightning II
Sep 9, 2014 - 5:51 PM
Modifying the F-35C Joint Strike Fighter is part of what the U.S. Navy wants to discuss with contractors in a series of “technical interchange meetings."