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.

Jul 26, 2011 - 10:00 AM
Yesterday at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis., Cirrus co-founder Dale Klapmeier said the company’s recent majority acquisition by China’s state-owned Avic w
Jul 26, 2011 - 5:10 AM
Practically all Falcon 7Xs are flying again, following the EASA’s re-authorizing flights for the entire fleet on July 7, three weeks after giving the major
American Airlines already operates more than 150 Boeing 737-800s and holds fi...
Jul 25, 2011 - 9:30 AM
It seemed to take an order of epic magnitude, but Boeing finally appears ready to launch a re-engined version of the 737NG.
Falko CEO Jeremy Barnes (Photo: Falko)...
Jul 25, 2011 - 9:20 AM
BAE Systems completed its $187 million <a href="news/single-news-page/article/bae-systems-to-sell-regional-fleet-and-asset-management-business-29940/">sale
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Jul 25, 2011 - 9:17 AM
There’s no better way to start off an EAA AirVenture show in Oshkosh, Wis., with a little flying out of the world’s busiest airport (during the week-long s
Boeing’s 787 production line remains stalled as workers scramble to execute e...
Jul 25, 2011 - 9:10 AM
All Nippon Airways (ANA) said today it expects to take delivery of the first production Boeing 787 in September, roughly a month before a planned, inaugura
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (left) and FAA Administrator Randy B...
Jul 25, 2011 - 8:50 AM
The FAA has issued a request for offers to provide data communications services under the agency’s Data Comm effort, considered one of the “transformationa
The first F-35A for the “schoolhouse” arrived at Eglin AFB in Florida on July...
Jul 25, 2011 - 4:40 AM
The first two production <a href="news/single-news-page/article/paris-2011-f-35-will-be-affordable-says-usaf-program-officer-30199/">Lockheed Martin F-35s<
The Orion Aircraft Group has modified this Gulfstream IISP as a communication...
Jul 25, 2011 - 4:30 AM
The <a href="http://www.orionairgroup.com/">Orion Air Group</a> upped its profile by displaying a Gulfstream IISP modified as an R&D testbed at the Royal I