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.

Special-missions King Air 350ER.
Nov 12, 2011 - 10:20 AM
Hawker Beechcraft Corp. (HBC) has brought a special-missions-equipped King Air 350ER to the Dubai Air Show.
AIrbus ACJ
Nov 12, 2011 - 10:11 AM
the Middle East has long been considered good sales territory for Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJs).
Afghan Air Force Cessna 208B trainer.
Nov 12, 2011 - 9:50 AM
Training is just getting under way of the first military fixed-wing pilots to be taught to fly in Afghanistan since the early 1990s.
Bombardier C100
Nov 12, 2011 - 9:20 AM
Bombardier expects to complete all the so-called data sets for the CSeries airliner by year-end.
Nov 12, 2011 - 9:10 AM
Airbus is developing an enhanced A350-1000 variant with “outstanding [increased] payload and long[er] range.
Airbus A350XWB
Nov 12, 2011 - 9:00 AM
Since the Boeing 787 entered service last month, Airbus is working hard on the competing A350XWB.
HyperMach SonicStar
Nov 12, 2011 - 8:37 AM
HyperMach’s planned 20-seat supersonic business jet (SSBJ)–SonicStar–will be able to fly at speeds up to Mach 4.0.
Boeing F/A-18E
Nov 12, 2011 - 8:02 AM
Production of the F-15 is currently due to end next year, after the last of 60 F-15K models for Korea and 24 F-15SG models for Singapore are completed.
Nov 12, 2011 - 7:47 AM
Rolls-Royce's Trent XWB engine for the Airbus A350XWB has logged 1,200 hours of ground testing. Soon the engine will begin flight testing.
Eurofighter
Nov 12, 2011 - 7:36 AM
Defense contractors vie for Middle Eastern fghter aircraft deals at the 2011 Dubai Air Show.