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.

Feb 7, 2017 - 1:51 PM
Interior-equipped flight test article to test cabin and air systems
Il-38 in flight
Feb 7, 2017 - 7:36 AM
The venerable equivalent of the US Navy’s P-3 Orion ASW aircraft is receiving a makeover that will keep it effective.
Feb 6, 2017 - 11:56 AM
The country is also a ripe replacement business aircraft market, as about 80 percent of the 170 Argentina-registered business jets are 10 years or older.
Quest Kodiak 100
Feb 6, 2017 - 11:22 AM
Other significant milestones at Quest last year included the completion of a 5,000-sq-ft research-and-development facility.
F-35A Lightning II
Feb 3, 2017 - 3:39 PM
President Donald Trump's intervention helped expedite negotiations for the latest F-35 production lot, Lockheed Martin acknowledged.
Feb 2, 2017 - 11:46 AM
Covers market assessment; aircraft identification; purchase agreement negotiation; oversight of pre-purchase inspection and closing, among others.
Feb 1, 2017 - 11:25 AM
A week after Raytheon and Leonardo-Finmeccanica publicly withdrew, Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems said they also will not compete for T-X.
MiG-35UB
Jan 31, 2017 - 12:42 PM
Manufacturing RAC MiG hosted military attaches from 30 countries for the public showing in Lukhovitsy, near Moscow.
2017 TBM 930
Jan 31, 2017 - 12:38 PM
Newest model now comes standard with ADS-B IN avonics, stick shaker, new interior features and wireless connectivity gateway.
Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet
Jan 31, 2017 - 6:30 AM
Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet is the likely front-runner; the Navy is also talking E-2D Hawkeye AEW with the U.S.