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.

Selex Falco UAV
Nov 13, 2011 - 3:54 AM
Leading Italian exhibitors at the Dubai show are demonstrating the company’s increasing capability in the field of unmanned aerial vehicles.
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.