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.

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Jul 14, 2011 - 11:20 AM
Honda Aircraft president and CEO Michimasa Fujino welcomed members of the media on Tuesday to a rare open house at the company’s new production facility at
Jul 14, 2011 - 9:44 AM
What does the future hold for Dubai Aerospace Enterprise in the wake of this month’s news that its leasing arm, DAE Capital, has cancelled all remaining ai
Jul 14, 2011 - 8:11 AM
A German bankruptcy administrator has seized a private Boeing 737 used by Thailand Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn as part of a long-running dispute betwe
Jul 12, 2011 - 11:30 AM
Nextant Aerospace brushed off a <a href="http://www.ainalerts.com/ainalerts/HBC_Communique_July11.pdf">communiqué</a> sent by Hawker Beechcraft (HBC) on Fr
General Atomics is developing a marinized version of its Predator C jet-power...
Jul 11, 2011 - 6:00 AM
Four American companies will demonstrate concepts for an unmanned carrier-launched airborne surveillance and strike (UCLASS) aircraft to the U.S.
Return of the slew wing: a model of Pilum was on display at the Paris Air Sho...
Jul 11, 2011 - 5:20 AM
Diehl BGT Defence of Germany has partnered with Rafael of Israel to launch a new standoff weapon with dual-mode guidance called “Pilum.” Named, after the
Jul 8, 2011 - 8:28 AM
At least 53 people were killed when a Boeing 727 operated by Hewa Boro Airways crashed at Kisangani Airport in the Democratic Republic of Congo on July 8.
Airbus Military might transfer production of the C212 utility aircraft to Ind...
Jul 8, 2011 - 6:22 AM
Airbus Military signed a strategic collaboration agreement with PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI), “to assist in the revitalization” of the state-owned compan
Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion-based flight deck of Embraer KC-390 tanker i...
Jul 8, 2011 - 6:22 AM
Rockwell Collins provided <b>AIN</b> with more details of the avionics for the <a href="news/single-news-page/article/brazil-commits-to-embraer-kc-390-2578
Chengdu’s latest surprise is this joined-wing UAV, seen outside the company’s...
Jul 8, 2011 - 6:22 AM
Photographs of a new Chinese UAV have been posted on Chinese websites.