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.

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
Nov 29, 2011 - 5:11 PM
Aviation Partners received STC approval from Transport Canada for its high-Mach, blended winglets on 900-series Dassault Falcons last week.
Saudi Arabian Airlines may face stiffer competition in the future.
Nov 28, 2011 - 5:27 PM
Saudi aviation authority breaks free from defense ministry control
Will 737 final assembly stay in the state of Washington?
Nov 28, 2011 - 5:24 PM
Washington state must and can win 737 MAX assembly, says Accenture.
Dubai Air Show 2011 (David McIntosh)
Nov 28, 2011 - 2:15 PM
For most of the past decade at least, the Dubai Air Shows have been impressive if a little predictable in the magnitude of the business trumpeted during th
Patriot MSE test firing
Nov 25, 2011 - 9:00 AM
Lockheed Martin announced that the troubled, tri-national, medium extended air defense system (MEADS)