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.

An uptick in Bedek Aviation’s freighter conversion and maintenance activities
Sep 19, 2011 - 10:25 AM
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is achieving faster growth on the civil side of its business than on the military side, for which it is arguably better k
Michael Hirsch diverted his ExpressJet ERJ 145 from Milwaukee to a nearby reg
Sep 19, 2011 - 10:20 AM
A Houston-based pilot working for U.S.
New payloads from foreign suppliers can now be added to the Predator/Reaper s
Sep 19, 2011 - 4:50 AM
A cooperation between General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) and Selex Galileo will enable the integration and control of non-U.S.
Turkey’s own cruise missile, the SOM, on its way to the target after launch f
Sep 19, 2011 - 4:45 AM
Turkey has designed and test-flown an air-launched cruise missile.
An SM-3 missile is launched from a U.S. Navy Aegis-class destroyer. Raytheon
Sep 19, 2011 - 4:40 AM
Raytheon has proposed that 10 European warships be equipped with the company’s standard SM-3 missile, so that the burden of providing a missile defense shi
A Scan Eagle skirts the water after launch from a U.S. Navy warship. The UAV
Sep 19, 2011 - 4:40 AM
The use of another UAV over Libya during NATO Operation Unified protector was revealed, when Insitu stated that the Scan Eagle system was employed.
Sep 16, 2011 - 6:01 AM
The Air France KLM Board of Directors approved the group’s planned firm order for 50 long-haul aircraft, consisting of 25 A350 XWBs and 25 Boeing 787s.
Sep 13, 2011 - 10:58 AM
Diamond Aircraft has secured an agreement for a fresh capital infusion that allowed the restart of its D-Jet program and restored the test aircraft to flig
A Trans States Airlines Embraer ERJ 145 skidded off Ottawa’s 10,000-foot Runw
Sep 12, 2011 - 9:25 AM
Authorities in Canada continued their investigation this week into a September 4 runway excursion at Ottawa International Airport involving a Trans States
ILFC in March became the first customer for Airbus’ A321neo as part of a new
Sep 12, 2011 - 9:20 AM
Insurance giant AIG appeared closer to proceeding with plans to wind down its exposure to the aircraft leasing business when on September 2 its ILFC unit f