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.
The Bombardier Learjet 85 landed at the other end of the spectrum.
Books $232 billion worth of orders
Learjet business continues to gain steam.
Elbit Systems’ U.S. subsidiary and Embraer are doing the work.
Big jets dominated unveilings last year.
Pre-owned inventory has been shrinking, despite a growing worldwide fleet that added more than 525 new aircraft in 2014.
U.S. aerospace industry sales in 2014 grew to $228 billion, according to the Aerospace Industries Association.
U.S. sales of military aircraft remained flat in 2014, according to the Aerospace Industries Association.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China issued a type certificate for the Comac ARJ21-700 regional jet, China’s first indigenous airliner.
Latest agreement converts 10 options into firm orders valued at nearly $90 million.