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.

August 16, 2017, 2:48 PM

Britain’s Costly Carrier Enters Home Port

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of two huge new warships, completed initial sea trials, but won’t be operational until the end of 2020.

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Apr 9, 2015 - 7:28 AM
Russian MoD is also funding a version for naval operations.
TNT aircraft
Apr 7, 2015 - 12:51 PM
Seeks to acquire package carrier TNT of The Netherlands for $4.8 billion
Viking Air Twin Otter
Apr 7, 2015 - 11:00 AM
Decline blamed on global currency fluctuations, weakness in the oil sector and growing economic problems in Russia.
Apr 6, 2015 - 12:20 PM
After initial checks of the fly-by-wire controls and engines, pilots took the aircraft to 43,000 feet and Mach 0.80 for performance tests.
Apr 6, 2015 - 11:54 AM
Milestone aircraft also marked the 40th handover of a Signature Series Phenom 300 to the fractional aircraft provider.
Apr 2, 2015 - 2:04 PM
Engine company's PW1100G now powering two Airbus narrowbodies
Apr 2, 2015 - 9:47 AM
Ukraine's conflict with Russia has halted the supply of components built there.
Apr 1, 2015 - 12:59 PM
An additional seven metric tons of max takeoff weight will give the A330 up to 500 extra nautical miles of range, or increased payload.
Mar 31, 2015 - 10:16 AM
Twinjet sports Garmin G5000 integrated avionics, redesigned winglets and more efficient Honeywell TFE731-40BR engines.
Mar 31, 2015 - 7:43 AM
Six prototypes are flying, with four more to come.