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 22, 2017, 8:40 PM

U.S. Air Force Will Test KC-46 to Assess Boom-Scraping Issue

The service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing.

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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.
HondaJet HA-420
Aug 15, 2017 - 1:33 PM
Piston, turboprop and business jet deliveries in the second quarter edged up 2.6 percent, while billings suffered a 1.2. percent decline.
Falcon 900 winglets
Aug 15, 2017 - 1:24 PM
Aviation Partners, Inc. has specilized in the design of advanced winglets to reduce drag and increase range
Diamond’s DA62 twin has already shown success in local markets, and special-missions sales are anticipated.
Aug 15, 2017 - 1:07 PM
Diamond's exclusive agent in Brazil is selling its new piston twin, and promoting its strengths in modifying aircraft for special missions.