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.

Shadowed by a chase plane, the Northrop Grumman Euro Hawk UAV touched down at...
Jul 25, 2011 - 4:20 AM
Northrop Grumman flew the <a href="news/single-news-page/article/euro-hawk-is-unveiled-but-latest-global-hawks-face-problems-22589/">Euro Hawk</a> UAV demo
Jul 21, 2011 - 11:55 AM
Boeing delivered the first 737NG powered by CFM56-7BE turbofans–a 737-800–to China Southern Airlines at Boeing Field in Seattle last week.
Jul 21, 2011 - 10:40 AM
Sikorsky flew its X2 technology demonstrator for the last time at its West Palm Beach, Fla.
Jul 20, 2011 - 5:39 AM
American Airlines signed a pair of “landmark agreements” to place orders for 460 narrowbody jets from Boeing and Airbus, the airline announced today.
Jul 19, 2011 - 10:40 AM
Practically all Dassault Falcon 7X business jets are flying again, following the EASA’s reauthorizing flights for the entire fleet on July 7.
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise has now scrapped all remaining orders for Airbus a...
Jul 18, 2011 - 7:50 AM
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise has declined to confirm or deny reports that its leasing arm, DAE Capital, has cancelled all remaining airliner orders with Airb
ICG NxtLink Series ICS-220A Iridium Communications System combines data modem...
Jul 18, 2011 - 7:30 AM
The FAA has endorsed use of the Iridium satellite data service for air traffic control (ATC) communications in oceanic airspace, providing airlines and bus
Rising demand for aluminum in the aerospace sector has boosted suppliers such...
Jul 18, 2011 - 7:20 AM
The flurry of new airliner orders in the first half of 2011, coupled with rising demand from other industries, has proved to be a boon to aluminum supplier
Attack helicopters, including this British AH-64D Apache, are launched from s...
Jul 18, 2011 - 5:50 AM
Recent briefings in Brussels and London on <a href="news/single-news-page/article/paris-2011-eurofighter-typhoon-earning-its-first-combat-ribbons-in-libyan
The British have switched from the STOVL version of the F-35 to the carrier v...
Jul 18, 2011 - 5:40 AM
A report by the UK’s National Audit Office (NAO) has listed some risks arising from the decision by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to switch its Joint St