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.

Jun 20, 2011 - 3:00 AM
Sanguine projections for equipment demand by the air transport industry suggest good times ahead for the likes of Boeing and Airbus, and increasing produc
Jun 20, 2011 - 2:45 AM
Final assembly of GECI Aviation’s multi-purpose twin-turboprop <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/in-the-works-sky-aircraft-s
Gulfstream G450
Jun 19, 2011 - 10:20 PM
Honeywell made history here in Paris on Saturday morning, landing its Gulfstream G450 jet at Le Bourget after the first transatlantic flight using biofuel.
Airbus A350XWB
Jun 19, 2011 - 10:10 PM
Airbus has revealed that first deliveries of its A350XWB-800 and A350XWB-1000 will be delayed by two years–to mid-2016 and mid-2017, respectively.
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Jun 19, 2011 - 10:00 PM
An engine gearbox anomaly picked up during flight testing of an <a href="news/single-news-page/article/airbus-a400m-makes-long-awaited-first-flight-23147/"
Now having accumulated some 300 hours of flight testing, the 747-8I has trave...
Jun 19, 2011 - 9:40 PM
The so-called “pause” or “rebalance” of the <a href="news/single-news-page/article/boeing-halts-movement-of-747-8-line-29535/">Boeing 747-8 production li
Jun 19, 2011 - 9:15 PM
With a budget of close to $7 billion, the <a href="http://m.ainonline.com/a/article/irkut-looks-west-for-mc-21-engines-avionics-and-systems-21193/">MC-21
Jun 19, 2011 - 8:14 PM
<a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-page/article/piaggio-aero-p1xx-jet-could-have-3900-nm-range-29753/">Piaggio Aero</a> (Static Display T1
Jun 19, 2011 - 8:12 PM
A fix has been designed and certified for the runaway elevator trim control that was experienced by a <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news/single-news-pa
Assemblies for the Airbus A350 include the structure around the flightdeck wi...
Jun 19, 2011 - 8:00 PM
As Airbus prepares to put together the first <a href="news/single-news-page/article/airbus-starts-a350-xwb-production-in-germany-25931/">A350 XWB</a>, the