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.

Rafale delivery to Egypt
Jul 20, 2015 - 1:42 PM
The first pilots and mechanics, plus the initial logistics chain, was set up in only six months.
Jul 20, 2015 - 8:22 AM
The first three units will be used to “prove out” the manufacturing system as Cirrus scales up production.
Jul 20, 2015 - 8:16 AM
Cirrus reorganization puts focus its approach to long-term customer relations.
Epic E1000
Jul 19, 2015 - 11:44 PM
The first conforming E1000 conforming prototype is expected to fly in upcoming weeks with certification planned next year.
Boeing KC-46 EMD-1 aircraft
Jul 17, 2015 - 5:34 PM
The manufacturer will absorb an after-tax charge of $536 million due to 'higher estimated engineering and manufacturing costs' of tanker.
Jul 17, 2015 - 4:35 PM
CAF rescued historic C-47.
Jul 17, 2015 - 3:04 PM
The Kawasaki P-1 was flown to the UK’s premier airshow, but is an unlikely contender for that country’s maritime aircraft requirement.
Lockheed Martin JAGM concept drawing
Jul 16, 2015 - 4:02 PM
The manufacturer expects an Army contract decision later this year leading to low-rate initial production of the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile.
Jul 16, 2015 - 2:43 PM
John Di Bert becomes the third UTC executive to take a senior position at Bombardier this year.
 South Korean KF-16C on ramp
Jul 16, 2015 - 11:06 AM
Resubmitted package favors Lockheed Martin to upgrade 134 fighters, replacing earlier solution offered by BAE Systems.