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.

July 25, 2017, 3:43 PM

JStars Contenders Argue Merits of Business Jet Versus Airliner

A Gulfstream G550 can fly the JStars mission 'higher, faster, farther' and more affordably than an airliner, the manufacturer contends.

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Bombardier Global 7000 FTV4 and FTV5
Jul 17, 2017 - 11:37 AM
Testing conducted over the 500 flight hours has demonstrated the capability of the aircraft's propulsion, avionics, electrical and mechanical systems.
Embraer Legacy 500 in Melbourne
Jul 13, 2017 - 5:57 PM
“This flight also marks a key milestone for our Melbourne operations, where we expanded our production facility and doubled our footprint.”
Jul 13, 2017 - 1:26 PM
Pratt & Whitney still struggling to deliver upgraded engines to Indian carrier
Jul 13, 2017 - 11:03 AM
Concorde is a museum piece, but the allure of speed could spell success for one or more of these projects.
F-35A Lightning II
Jul 12, 2017 - 3:33 PM
A reduction in the annual buy of F-35As by the U.S. Air Force is behind the overall cost increase, the Pentagon said.
Pilatus PC-24
Jul 12, 2017 - 11:43 AM
Production“accelerated" to ensure that prompt deliveries of first customer aircraft can go ahead immediately after certification in the fourth quarter.
Jul 11, 2017 - 4:33 PM
Authorities issue approval for serial production following two and a half years of consultation and documentation analysis
Jul 11, 2017 - 12:12 PM
Canadian carrier plans to take 10 airplanes for both transatlantic and leisure routes
Jul 11, 2017 - 11:39 AM
Second quarter 2017 deliveries were down by two aircraft, but the mix reflected more large jets.
Jul 11, 2017 - 9:01 AM
Growing Asia-Pacific market a target, but China remains effectively off limits