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 AH-6i light helicopter
May 1, 2014 - 8:32 PM
Flight status moves the program closer to full-scale production.
May 1, 2014 - 4:02 PM
Boeing Commercial Airplanes v-p of airplane development Scott Fancher issued an upbeat assessment of all of the company's big development programs.
Alenia MC-27
Apr 29, 2014 - 1:37 PM
The MC-27J Praetorian concept retains the capability of the regular C-27J but can be rapidly converted for special missions.
MiG-31 Foxhound
Apr 24, 2014 - 10:11 AM
RAC MiG is working on new versions of the aircraft more capable than the current MiG-31BM.
Apr 23, 2014 - 12:46 PM
Boeing sees plenty of opportunity to fill the remaining 777 delivery slots for 777-300ERs by the time it starts delivering the 777-8X in 2021.
Lockheed Martin F-35A
Apr 23, 2014 - 9:17 AM
F-35s will replace the RAAF’s older F/A-18A/B Hornets, which the air force plans to withdraw from service by 2022.
Apr 22, 2014 - 2:15 PM
Company will ship parts to Bombardier’s plant in Belfast, N. Ireland, which is responsible for manufacturing horizontal stabilizers for Globals.
UH-60MU Manned/Unmanned Resupply Aerial Lifter
Apr 22, 2014 - 1:36 PM
The Black Hawk serves as a second testbed for Sikorsky’s Matrix research program to develop and field systems for autonomous vertical takeoff and landing.
 Hawkeye
Apr 22, 2014 - 11:17 AM
For better surveillance capability over its southern waters, Japan has established 603 Hiko-tai (squadron) at Naha air base on Okinawa
British Royal Navy F-35B
Apr 17, 2014 - 11:00 AM
The UK is a first-tier partner on the aircraft, which it views as a major boost to British combat air power.