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.

Lockheed Martin’s Vigilance
Nov 18, 2011 - 11:40 AM
Lockheed Martin UK Integrated Systems has unveiled a self-contained sensor pod that can be fitted easily to helicopters and airlifters to convert them
The French will buy 14 A330MRTTs to pool in a common fleet
Nov 18, 2011 - 11:37 AM
The French Air Force will sign a contract for between five and seven A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transports in 2013, with quick deliveries foreseen
Nov 15, 2011 - 2:31 PM
OnAir is working on an STC that will make the Dassault Falcon 7X the first purpose-built business jet to receive its onboard cellphone system.
Nov 15, 2011 - 2:08 PM
Nextant Aerospace appointed business aircraft sales group Action Aviation as the exclusive sales agent for the Nextant 400XT
HyperMach said it is increasing the top speed of its planned supersonic business
Nov 15, 2011 - 11:13 AM
HyperMach Aerospace’s planned 20-seat supersonic business jet (SSBJ), dubbed the SonicStar, will be able to fly at Mach 4.0, the company said
C Series signing
Nov 15, 2011 - 4:13 AM
Turkish low-fare carrier Atlasjet signed for 15 C Series CS300 narrowbodies.
L-3 SPYDR
Nov 14, 2011 - 11:49 AM
The SPYDR aircraft here is similar to the MC-12W, but Smith claims that L-3 is unique in being both sensor and platform-agnostic.
French air force commander Jean-Paul Palomeros
Nov 14, 2011 - 11:13 AM
Has the Eurofighter Typhoon really unseated Dassault’s Rafale as the UAE Air Force’s fighter-of-choice for a 60-plane order?
Nov 14, 2011 - 11:10 AM
OnAir is working on a supplementary type certificate for the Dassault Falcon 7X.
Airbus ACJ321 announcement
Nov 14, 2011 - 11:05 AM
Comlux Aviation placed the first-ever order for an Airbus ACJ321 at the Dubai Air Show.