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 27, 2011 - 8:25 AM
The Bombardier C Series appears to have assumed some much overdue sales momentum recently, as the Canadian company announced two separate orders for the ne
MAINtag President Bruno Lore displays an Airbus A350 armrest panel with a blu...
Jun 27, 2011 - 8:23 AM
The French company chosen to provide radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags for the first major application on “flyable” aircraft components–the Airbus
The Royal Australian Air Force has taken delivery of the first two of five Ai...
Jun 27, 2011 - 5:55 AM
Airbus Military has delivered two of five A330MRTTs ordered by launch customer the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
Spreading its wings: Falco has become Falco EVO by gaining wingspan and area....
Jun 27, 2011 - 5:50 AM
At last week’s Paris Air Show Selex Galileo displayed a larger version of its Falco unmanned air vehicle, fitted with longer wings for greater endurance an
A Gripen refuels over the Mediterranean before heading to Libya. It carries a...
Jun 27, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Since April 22 the Swedish air force Gripens have been conducting operations over Libya as part of the NATO response to UNSCR 1973.
Jun 27, 2011 - 4:05 AM
Organizers of the 2011 Paris Air Show (June 20-26) promised a feel-good factor that would leave the aerospace industry in no doubt that the long-awaited re
Jun 26, 2011 - 12:40 PM
The Teamsters union announced in late May that its pilot members from Gulfstream International Airlines agreed to a new five-year labor contract with manag
Jun 26, 2011 - 9:10 AM
The first ATR 72-500 ever delivered to a Russian airline now operates with UTair, the Siberian aviation company that <a href="http://www.ainonline.com/news
Jun 26, 2011 - 6:50 AM
Bombardier is forging ahead with its Learjet 85 program, a company spokeswoman told <b>AIN</b> at the Paris Air Show.
Jun 26, 2011 - 6:45 AM
Former Frontier Airlines boss Sean Menke will succeed Phil Trenary as CEO of Memphis-based Pinnacle Airlines, the regional carrier announced in late May.