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.

August 16, 2017, 2:48 PM

Britain’s Costly Carrier Enters Home Port

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of two huge new warships, completed initial sea trials, but won’t be operational until the end of 2020.

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Aug 2, 2017 - 3:32 PM
Confusingly, there are now two “Future Combat Air System” projects in Europe.
Aug 1, 2017 - 4:54 PM
The decision, announced last week, effectively doubles the life limit for the light jet from 10,000 hours/cycles to 20,000.
Air Force One
Aug 1, 2017 - 4:54 PM
The manufacturer and the Air Force are negotiating the sale of two Boeing 747-8s originally ordered by bankrupt Russian carrier Transaero.
Aug 1, 2017 - 12:27 PM
To all of you who earned this special recognition from your customers, all of us at AIN Publications offers our heartiest of congratulations!
Garmin G1000NXi retrofit for TBMs
Aug 1, 2017 - 9:46 AM
The upgrade will provide faster system boot-up and software loading, in addition to the ability to manage more data and display visual charts.
Embraer product line-up
Aug 1, 2017 - 6:00 AM
Embraer and Mitsubishi retain the tops spots in their respective categories.
LABACE 2016 static
Aug 1, 2017 - 4:56 AM
Brazil and the rest of Latin America, apart from perhaps Mexico, have been in the doldrums economically but could recovery be imminent?
Bombardier Global 6000
Jul 31, 2017 - 12:59 PM
The company reaffirmed its full-year guidance of 135 business jet deliveries, which would put overall shipments on par with 2016.
Jul 31, 2017 - 12:43 PM
Airline has enough 757s in fleet to serve role; no Max 8s on order
Jul 31, 2017 - 9:09 AM
Emraer executives see encouraging signs and expect stronger year next year in business jet market.