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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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AIN senior editor Matt Thurber flying Legacy 500
May 18, 2015 - 12:15 PM
Embraer’s new fly-by-wire Legacy 500 brings a new level of capability to the midsize jet market.
artist's rendering of European Male
May 18, 2015 - 11:18 AM
France, Germany and Italy signal intent to fund project definition of an all-European medium-altitude, long-endurance UAS.
Boeing Business Jet with newly certified API Split Scimitar Winglets
May 18, 2015 - 11:15 AM
The U.S FAA approved the new BBJ winglets following a nearly four month flight-test program.
May 18, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Initial fabrication begins on Longitude as Cessna awaits Latitude certification in next few weeks.
Gulfstream aircraft at EBACE
May 18, 2015 - 8:45 AM
Company plans to use ground testing and greater flight test approval authority to optimize certification
HondaJet at EBACE static display
May 18, 2015 - 8:30 AM
European tour follows six-airport visit in Japan that attracted 10,000 people.
Bombardier president and CEO Alain Bellemare and NetJets chairman and CEO Jordan Hansell
May 18, 2015 - 8:15 AM
European fractional will have four of the super-midsize jets in its fleet by year-end.
Embraer Legacy 450 landing
May 18, 2015 - 6:10 AM
The airplane made the journey here from the company’s base in São José dos Campos, Brazil, in 12 hours 36 minutes.
Niki Lauda and Peter Likoray
May 18, 2015 - 4:35 AM
Lauda, a rated commercial pilot with more than 18,000 hours, has a long history with Bombardier products.
Boeing Business Jets chief David Longridge at a podium.
May 16, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Last year the company sold 13 aircraft, including four widebodies. This year it will deliver four 747s and a 787, or two.