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.

Boeing JStars replacement proposal
Sep 19, 2014 - 8:07 AM
The U.S. Air Force has abandoned plans to re-engine the aging JStars platform.
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.