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.

Boeing plans to deliver the first 747-8F to Cargolux early next month. (Photo
Aug 22, 2011 - 8:30 AM
The Boeing <a href="news/single-news-page/article/paris-2011-boeings-747-8-on-track-for-summer-certification-30089/">747-8F Freighter</a> gained FAA and Eu
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin flew to the MAKS site on an Il-96-300VI
Aug 22, 2011 - 8:10 AM
While the first-ever appearance of <link ain-defense-perspective/single-publication-story/browse/0/article/maks-2011-sukhoi-t-50-stealth-fighter-debuts-as-
Russia’s stealth fighter flies at MAKS 2011. (Photo: Vladimir Karnozov)
Aug 22, 2011 - 5:30 AM
Russia’s first stealth fighter, <a href="news/single-news-page/article/sukhois-new-generation-t-50-fighter-gets-ready-to-rumble-for-russia-30853/">the Sukh
An Su-34 taxies at MAKS 2011. The strike aircraft is slowly replacing older a
Aug 22, 2011 - 5:20 AM
A total of 12 Sukhoi Su-34 interdiction aircraft are being procured this year, according to Russian air force commander General Alexander Zelin, speaking l
The Russian air force has plans to upgrade all of its Sukhoi Su-25 fleet–now
Aug 22, 2011 - 5:10 AM
More than 50 Sukhoi Su-25s have now undergone a mid-life upgrade and modernization, bringing them to the Su-25SM standard.
The U.S. Army has ordered 180 of the new AeroVironment Puma, a hand-launched,
Aug 22, 2011 - 4:50 AM
<a ></a>Responding to an urgent operational requirement generated by the “surge” of American troops in Afghanistan, the U.S.
Boeing plans to deliver the 747-8F to Cargolux early next month.
Aug 19, 2011 - 7:46 AM
Boeing received FAA and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification today for the new <a href="news/single-news-page/article/paris-2011-boeings-74
Aug 19, 2011 - 3:54 AM
Sukhoi’s T-50 fifth-generation fighter program has made significant strides since the first aircraft (T-50-1) flew at the Knaapo factory’s airfield back in
Aug 18, 2011 - 11:00 AM
Flexjet, Bombardier’s Texas-based fractional ownership program, launched a Learjet 85 program yesterday.