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.

September 20, 2017, 9:47 AM

Airbus Inaugurates A330 Delivery Center in China

European airframer plans to outfit two airplanes per month for Chinese customers by 2019

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Eclipse 500 with longer wing
Aug 17, 2017 - 12:55 PM
One Aviation has unveiled an Eclipse 500-based prototype fitted with the larger wing planned for the new EA700 light jet.
Eurosam
Aug 17, 2017 - 9:32 AM
A highly politicized search for ground-based long-range air defense continues.
HMS Queen Elizabeth
Aug 16, 2017 - 2:48 PM
HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of two huge new warships, completed initial sea trials, but won’t be operational until the end of 2020.
Aug 16, 2017 - 2:21 PM
If it pulls off the feat, the HondaJet would assume the title from the Embraer Phenom 300, which has been the best seller in this category for four years.
Aug 16, 2017 - 2:10 PM
Aviation in Latin America is looking up. WIth a presidential election next year in Brazil, perhaps LABACE 2018 will see brisk sales activity.
Aug 16, 2017 - 1:30 PM
The Cirrus roadshow is more than just Cirrus in Brazil...
Aug 16, 2017 - 12:16 PM
The N219 program still lacks funding for certification, but has achieved a major milestone.
João Moutinho, CEO of Vulcanair Brazil
Aug 16, 2017 - 10:57 AM
Local dealer for Italy's Vulcanair says customers prefer to pick their aircraft up new from a factory rather than ferry them to South America.
Aug 15, 2017 - 5:12 PM
In 2015, Honda Aircraft appointed Lider Aviacão as its exclusive dealer to provide sales, service and support for customers in Brazil.
Setting its sights beyond Brazil’s borders, Pilatus has found success with sales of its PC-12 turboprop single. Its PC-24 jet promises to be even more popular once it’s certified.
Aug 15, 2017 - 3:06 PM
Swiss manufacturer's agent for the Latin American region, Synerjet, has achieved considerable success with the PC-12 and PC-24.