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.

British F-35
Dec 2, 2011 - 8:55 AM
The first international Joint Strike Fighter, an F-35B for the UK, was rolled out on November 22,
First production A400M
Dec 2, 2011 - 8:50 AM
Airbus Military has begun final assembly of the first production A400M, slated for the French Air Force.
RAF Harrier
Dec 2, 2011 - 8:45 AM
The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) is paying $180 million to buy 72 BAE Harrier GR.9 V/STOL fighters that were axed from the Royal Air Force
Dec 2, 2011 - 2:25 AM
Large-cabin, long-range jet prices stabilized early; now older jets are getting buyer attention
Gripen NG
Dec 1, 2011 - 3:30 PM
Switzerland has chosen the Saab Gripen as its new fighter aircraft, in preference to the Dassault Rafale or Eurofighter Typhoon.
Hawker Beechcraft 900XP in production.
Dec 1, 2011 - 4:55 AM
Hawker Beechcraft gave notice of yet another round of layoffs on November 4.
Hawker 4000
Dec 1, 2011 - 12:05 AM
After 15 years in development, this super-midsize delivers on its promises.
Flightcom commercial aviation pushback communications system
Nov 30, 2011 - 5:52 PM
Southwest Airlines says it will be the first major airline to widely use a wireless ground support communications system.
Boeing 737 MAX
Nov 30, 2011 - 2:49 PM
Boeing proposes trade with IAM to keep MAX in Renton.
Nov 29, 2011 - 5:15 PM
Pilatus Business Aircraft delivered the 1,100th Pilatus PC-12 turboprop single last week during a ceremony at its facility in Broomfield, Colorado