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.

Dec 20, 2016 - 7:51 AM
Tactical capabilities have been extended, and a new support contract signed. But helicopter refueling remains a problem.
Dec 20, 2016 - 6:06 AM
Four ATR 72 600s with radar, EO and ESM sensors are replacing the air force’s Breguet Atlantics
Dec 19, 2016 - 2:37 PM
Plans call for continuation of cost-cutting moves that will see BCA employment drop by 8 percent this year
Dec 19, 2016 - 12:38 PM
First of two being acquired as offset for Israeli buy of M346s has upgraded systems, that have been jointly developed with Italy
Northrop F-5 on ramp
Dec 19, 2016 - 10:46 AM
Russian aerospace firms exhibited in force at the recent Iran Air Show; license-production of the Su-30MK is mooted.
G600 first flight
Dec 17, 2016 - 6:03 PM
The first G600 took off from Savannah on December 17, with two other prototypes set to join the test program soon.
Bombardier Global 7000
Dec 15, 2016 - 12:33 PM
The new Global 7000 is expected to drive up Bombardier Business Aircraft’s revenues by $3 billion between its service entry in 2018 and the end of 2020.
Dec 15, 2016 - 11:12 AM
At 2,326, the number of pre-owned business jets available for sale at the end of last month was roughly unchanged from a year ago.
Dec 15, 2016 - 10:34 AM
The Israeli Air Force is planning to have its first squadron operational by the end of next year.
Dec 15, 2016 - 9:22 AM
Airbus’s biggest narrowbody finished flight test program in less than 10 months