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 1, 2011 - 9:12 AM
The third Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental (RC003) conducted a standard B1 test flight yesterday, after taking to the air for first time at 3:06 p.m.
Jul 1, 2011 - 9:10 AM
The Asian market is waking up to the fact that companies using business aircraft earn more than those that don’t (141 percent more, according to an NBAA an
The Raytheon SeaVue radar is carried in a radome beneath the Predator B, as s...
Jul 1, 2011 - 6:51 AM
The appearance of the marinized variant of the <a href="news/single-news-page/article/paris-2011-us-customs-agency-showcases-guardian-uas-30236/?no_cache=1
The diminutive, hypersonic X-51A, an unmanned, scramjet-powered aircraft, is ...
Jul 1, 2011 - 6:51 AM
A second test flight of the X-51A WaveRider has not gone according to plan.
The wings and fuselage of the Neuron UCAV demonstrator were mated in early Ju...
Jul 1, 2011 - 6:51 AM
Dassault released photographs of the <a href="news/single-news-page/article/pan-european-neuron-ucav-comes-together-28445/">Neuron UCAV</a> (unmanned comba
Boeing plans to deliver ANA’s first 787—expected to sport a special livery–in...
Jul 1, 2011 - 4:13 AM
Boeing early last week launched function and reliability (F&R) testing and extended operations (ETOPS) demonstrations on the 787 Dreamliner, marking the st
Boeing’s continued skepticism over the A320neo program led EADS CEO Thomas En...
Jul 1, 2011 - 4:13 AM
Last month’s Paris Air Show saw Airbus leapfrog its goal of extending the number of orders and commitments for the new A320neo airliner to at least 500 uni
Jun 30, 2011 - 8:06 AM
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Jun 30, 2011 - 7:50 AM
Bombardier reported $4.7 billion in revenue for its first fiscal quarter (which ended April 30), a 9-percent year-over-year increase, thanks in part to a s
Jun 30, 2011 - 7:04 AM
Sikorsky Aircraft president (and Eclipse 500 owner) Jeffrey Pino shed more light on the company’s investment in Albuquerque, N.M.-based Eclipse Aerospace,