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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Antonov An-225
Jun 12, 2015 - 6:25 PM
Analysts say that Ukraine’s air force is grossly under-equipped after years of investment neglect.
Jun 12, 2015 - 1:58 PM
Facility will house frequently ordered parts and accept orders as late as 10 p.m. for 8 a.m. next-day delivery.
Jun 12, 2015 - 9:50 AM
Small and medium companies to enter into partnerships to provide offsets for the $4.24 billion MMRCA deal.
Rafale at Bordeaux
Jun 12, 2015 - 9:05 AM
Production is being adjusted to accommodate export orders from Egypt and Qatar; other sales prospects discussed.
Tu-160
Jun 12, 2015 - 8:10 AM
The capabilities embedded in the design of swing-wing supersonic bomber–the Blackjack–are not yet fully exploited.
AW139 in flight
Jun 12, 2015 - 7:40 AM
Latest delivery to Ivory Coast brings African total beyond 60, and worldwide sales close to 900.
E-3F AWACS aircraft
Jun 12, 2015 - 7:40 AM
Boeing is upgrading the French fleet of AWACs aircraft, which are seeing the venerable 707 airframe still going strong.
Bombardier CSeries CS300 in flight
Jun 12, 2015 - 7:23 AM
The CSeries program is accelerating away from delays as new boss Fred Cromer seems to improve its image.
F-35 production line
Jun 12, 2015 - 7:15 AM
JSF manufacturer is chipping away at the unit cost of the aircraft.
NH90
Jun 12, 2015 - 6:55 AM
Army to receive 15th NH90 TTH, Navy declared MU90 torpedo operational.