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.

Jul 17, 2014 - 3:50 AM
The free-fall light multi-role missile is just 28 inches long, lacks a rocket motor and has fixed instead of folding wings.
Jul 17, 2014 - 3:50 AM
Principal remaining elements include the maximum-energy rejected take-off (Merto) demonstration and long-range, route-proving flights.
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:45 AM
The contract is between Eurofighter and NETMA, the four-nation Eurofighter management agency, and is worth €150 million ($205 million).
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:35 AM
The UK’s North West Aerospace Alliance was founded in 1994 and includes the Isle of Man.
Jul 17, 2014 - 1:05 AM
Kongsberg’s Joint Strike Missile is sized to fit the internal bays of the JSF, but can be carried externally on most fighter types.
Jul 17, 2014 - 1:00 AM
An embryonic maritime capability for the Sentinel radar first came to the fore during Operation Ellamy in 2011.
Jul 17, 2014 - 12:50 AM
Field Aviation also designed and built a nose section for the Viking Twin Otter Guardian 400, a multi-role surveillance aircraft.
Jul 17, 2014 - 12:45 AM
MSA is billed as a lower cost alternative to the P-8 Poseidon.
AW149
Jul 17, 2014 - 12:10 AM
The AW149 is ready to replace thousands of older helicopters in the eight-metric-ton class.
Jul 16, 2014 - 3:30 AM
The Extended Range Avanti II adds a permanent additional fuel tank in the closet in the lavatory, increasing the twin turboprop’s range to 1,720 nm.