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.

May 17, 2017, 11:23 PM

Boeing: T-X Offering for U.S. Air Force is 'Production Relevant'

The manufacturer has produced two jets from a clean-sheet design to compete for the Air Force's T-X advanced jet trainer requirement.

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May 11, 2017 - 9:50 AM
U.S. airframer collects order for eight 737 Max 9s while European group adds order for 30 A321s
airship in flight
May 11, 2017 - 8:43 AM
Modifications have been made after last year’s heavy landing. But firm customers are still awaited.
May 11, 2017 - 7:33 AM
Brian Foley says improved political stability, stronger stock markets and an stabilized euro currency could be a good combination for the industry.
Gulstream G600
May 9, 2017 - 11:04 AM
Company also increased the number of flight test aircraft from three to four to maximize efficiency in flight testing.
May 9, 2017 - 10:56 AM
An F-16 was connected to an A330 MRTT using image processing software
Embraer Executive Jets
May 5, 2017 - 5:29 PM
The milestone aircraft—a Phenom 300—was handed over to fractional provider NetJets at Embraer Executive Jets’ customer delivery center in Florida.
May 5, 2017 - 9:23 AM
Two weeks after final taxi test, Chinese narrowbody flies for more than an hour
May 5, 2017 - 7:36 AM
Fly-by-wire, integrated interfaces and more extensive electrification are found on most new jets…automated aircraft could be coming.
Cirrus SF50
May 3, 2017 - 10:47 AM
The company currently holds an order backlog of 600 single-engine SF50 jets worth more than $1 billion.
May 3, 2017 - 10:07 AM
CEO Paulo Cesar Silva expresses caution due to certain “inefficiencies” associated with transition from E1 to E2