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 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."
Sep 9, 2014 - 3:20 PM
This approval marks the first changeover from the Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 system to the G3000 avionics in the current CJ series.
Sep 8, 2014 - 9:33 AM
Returns to air after a three-month hiatus
U.S. Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye
Sep 3, 2014 - 9:11 PM
With the completion of the PDR, the program advances to critical design review, moving closer to manufacturing the system.
Sep 3, 2014 - 9:45 AM
Local sales agent reports remanufactured business jet has seen success in charter operations in the region
Boeing AH-6i light helicopter
Sep 2, 2014 - 11:46 AM
The estimated contract completion date is Dec. 31, 2016.
Sep 1, 2014 - 3:45 AM
Brazil’s aviation authority approved the airplane during last month’s LABACE event.