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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 5, 2015 - 9:47 AM
As the new president of product support, Zimmerman is stepping into a role that has been a path to the top slot at Gulfstream.
Alenia Aermacchi Sky-Y demomstrator
Jun 5, 2015 - 7:22 AM
The MIDCAS project sponsored by the EDA used an Alenia Aermacchi Sky-Y demonstrator UAV in flight trials against conflicting traffic.
Jun 4, 2015 - 1:00 PM
David Melcher succeeds Marion Blakey as chief executive of the Aerospace Industries Association, representing major U.S. aerospace companies.
Aircelle thrust reverser for Global 7000
Jun 4, 2015 - 12:05 PM
Shipset for Comac C919 includes an inlet, fan cowl, O-Duct, inner fixed structure, electrical thrust reverser actuation system, exhaust and engine mounts.
2015 Collier Award goes to Gulfstream
Jun 4, 2015 - 11:37 AM
National Aeronautic Association awarded Gulfstream Aerospace the prestigious Robert J. Collier Trophy on June 3 for its development of the G650.
Jun 4, 2015 - 10:43 AM
Remanufactured aircraft are beginning to enter resale market as the Nextant fleet has grown to 60 aircraft.
Flaris LAR 1
Jun 4, 2015 - 10:33 AM
Very light jet was originally fitted with a 1,460-pound-thrust Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F.
Northrop Grumman OpenPod
Jun 4, 2015 - 9:39 AM
Months after Lockheed Martin unveiled its 'Legion Pod,' Northrop Grumman introduces a new sensor pod with infrared search and track system.
EGTS
Jun 3, 2015 - 9:37 AM
Entry into service now expected in 2018
Jun 2, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Mechanics load first wing panels and stringers into new assembly tool