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.

Aug 2, 2011 - 10:30 AM
Embraer released its second-quarter 2011 results in late July, and while the Brazilian OEM recognized an executive jet market that is “showing early stages
Aug 2, 2011 - 10:20 AM
Pre-owned business jet, turboprop and helicopter markets showed early signs of improvement in the first half of this year, which is expected to be a second
Aug 1, 2011 - 5:18 PM
Gulfstream once again holds the number one slot for jets. Hawker Beechcraft takes the top spot among new turboprops.
Aug 1, 2011 - 9:24 AM
The National Transportation Safety Board dispatched a team yesterday to assist with the investigation into Saturday’s accident in Georgetown, Guyana, invol
Recovery crews pull the remains of Flight 447’s avionics bay from the South A...
Aug 1, 2011 - 7:50 AM
French air accident investigators have highlighted gaps in flight crew training and management in the latest report into the <a href="news/single-news-page
As of July 12 Boeing began using a non-chromated primer and top coat to paint...
Aug 1, 2011 - 7:20 AM
Major aircraft and engine manufacturers have formed an organization called the International Aerospace Environment Group, chaired by Boeing, with the goal
France has chosen the Israeli Heron TP as its next surveillance UAV....
Aug 1, 2011 - 5:30 AM
French Defense Minister Gerard Longuet said a French version of the <a href="news/single-news-page/article/heron-tp-uav-goes-public-for-the-first-time-8780
The V2500 commercial engine produced by the IAE consortium will power the for...
Aug 1, 2011 - 5:20 AM
Embraer announced that the V2500 commercial turbofan produced by the International Aero Engines (IAE) consortium will power its twin-engine KC-390 tanker/t
Boeing’s Silent Eagle is one of four contenders for South Korea’s new fighter...
Aug 1, 2011 - 5:10 AM
South Korea is pushing ahead with the third phase of its fighter recapitalization program, and the short-listed candidates include the <a href="news/single
The Indian Air Force will upgrade 51 Mirage 2000Hs to a standard roughly equi...
Aug 1, 2011 - 5:00 AM
India confirmed that it will upgrade its 51 Mirage 2000H fighters, and entered final negotiations with Thales, which will act as prime contractor.