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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.

September 22, 2017, 8:40 PM

U.S. Air Force Will Test KC-46 to Assess Boom-Scraping Issue

The service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing.

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Rolland Vincent
Sep 6, 2017 - 10:58 AM
At its seventh annual JetNet IQ Summit in New York, the industry data provider presented results from its most recent survey.
Hainan Airlines 787 Dreamliner
Sep 6, 2017 - 7:23 AM
China is facing a significant pilot shortage.
Eclipse 500 with longer wing
Sep 5, 2017 - 10:20 AM
N990NE is the first of three planned testbed aircraft to test specific components for the Eclipse 700.
Dynamic Airways Boeing 767
Sep 5, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Airborne Wireless Network hopes to conduct a 20-aircraft flight demonstration of its air-to-air broadband network by next summer.
Sep 1, 2017 - 1:14 PM
Education lies at the heart of risk mitigation, group concludes.
Aug 31, 2017 - 4:28 PM
The system is offered on factory new or as a retrofit on a range of Dassault jets.
737 Max 8 in flight
Aug 31, 2017 - 9:02 AM
Lessor projects Max 8 will cover core demand, while Max 10 cuts into A321's domination
Pilatus PC-21 turboprop trainer
Aug 30, 2017 - 4:03 PM
The turboprops will contribute to an integrated pilot training program tailored for future Royal Australian Air Force, Navy and Army pilots.
Gulfstream G600
Aug 30, 2017 - 11:53 AM
Outfitted with the first production interior, the aircraft—registered as N600G—serves as a cabin testbed
Aug 29, 2017 - 9:52 AM
Rapidly expanding airline welcomes market stimulus generated by other low-fare entrants