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.

May 17, 2017, 11:23 PM

Boeing: T-X Offering for U.S. Air Force is 'Production Relevant'

The manufacturer has produced two jets from a clean-sheet design to compete for the Air Force's T-X advanced jet trainer requirement.

Read More
May 22, 2017 - 3:58 AM
Single engine turboprop drives the company’s 60 percent increase in Q1 revenues
GAMA president Pete Bunce in front of podium
May 21, 2017 - 9:32 AM
New EBAA CEO Brandon Mitchener points to progress on all fronts in recent months.
BBJ2 for Poland
May 21, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Boeing Business Jets comes to EBACE 2017 with a new leader -- Greg Laxton took the reins earlier this year.
Piper M600
May 21, 2017 - 9:00 AM
The addition of the M600, with three handed over in the latest quarter, “drove revenue up significantly.”
Pilatus PC-24
May 21, 2017 - 7:06 AM
First production airplane is already painted in its final livery, and certification and the first delivery planned for the fourth quarter.
Gulfstream G500
May 21, 2017 - 5:32 AM
Having launched four new aircraft over the past decade, the airframer is highlighting the G500 and G600 at EBACE.
May 21, 2017 - 5:00 AM
With its cues taken heavily from the airframer's new streamlined flagship Global 7000 interior, the Canadian airframer affirms its family style.
May 21, 2017 - 12:01 AM
Solutions include avionics upgrades, new maintenance programs and an improved landing gear system available for retrofit.
Denali fuselage sections
May 20, 2017 - 12:16 PM
Engineers have started fabrication of the first static, fatigue test articles and initiated testing with the fuel system iron bird.
Gulfstream G500
May 20, 2017 - 6:44 AM
Aircraft flew from Savannah to Paris in 7 hours and 40 minutes, covering the 3,788-nm/7,015-km distance at an average speed of Mach 0.90.