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.

An RBS 70 missile leaves its canister en route to a target during a recent li
Sep 26, 2011 - 4:40 AM
Saab is marketing a “new generation” version of the RBS 70 short-range surface-to-air missile, which has been in continuous production for nearly 40 years.
Sep 22, 2011 - 11:25 AM
Piaggio Aero Industries apparently will enter the business-jet market only if it can line up an existing major aircraft manufacturer as a risk-sharing part
Sep 22, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Atlas Air has cancelled delivery of three “early build” Boeing 747-8 Freighters, lowering the total number of the airplanes covered under its firm order to
The Piper Meridian turboprop single received approval for unpaved runway oper
Sep 20, 2011 - 11:30 AM
Piper Aircraft used the Malibu/Meridian Owners & Pilots Association (MMOPA) Fly-in Convention, held last week in Hot Springs, Va., to officially announ
An uptick in Bedek Aviation’s freighter conversion and maintenance activities
Sep 19, 2011 - 10:25 AM
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is achieving faster growth on the civil side of its business than on the military side, for which it is arguably better k
Michael Hirsch diverted his ExpressJet ERJ 145 from Milwaukee to a nearby reg
Sep 19, 2011 - 10:20 AM
A Houston-based pilot working for U.S.
New payloads from foreign suppliers can now be added to the Predator/Reaper s
Sep 19, 2011 - 4:50 AM
A cooperation between General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) and Selex Galileo will enable the integration and control of non-U.S.
Turkey’s own cruise missile, the SOM, on its way to the target after launch f
Sep 19, 2011 - 4:45 AM
Turkey has designed and test-flown an air-launched cruise missile.
An SM-3 missile is launched from a U.S. Navy Aegis-class destroyer. Raytheon
Sep 19, 2011 - 4:40 AM
Raytheon has proposed that 10 European warships be equipped with the company’s standard SM-3 missile, so that the burden of providing a missile defense shi
A Scan Eagle skirts the water after launch from a U.S. Navy warship. The UAV
Sep 19, 2011 - 4:40 AM
The use of another UAV over Libya during NATO Operation Unified protector was revealed, when Insitu stated that the Scan Eagle system was employed.