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.

UH-60A and AH-1F in flight
May 12, 2016 - 7:00 AM
Former U.S. Army Black Hawks and Polish M28s, plus Camcopter and Falco UAS, all acquired for counter-terrorism effort.
May 11, 2016 - 11:51 AM
Projects strong presence at RAA convention in Charlotte
pilot wearing helmet-mounted system
May 11, 2016 - 10:43 AM
Pilots flying the EF-18 Hornet will cue and designate targets using a system that already serves on US Air Force A-10s and F-16s.
May 11, 2016 - 9:00 AM
A new way to optimize a blended wing body would better accommodate passengers
May 10, 2016 - 3:33 PM
Hopes to bring first MRJ to U.S. by this summer
May 10, 2016 - 11:08 AM
Retrofits available in 12 months, but still no launch customer
May 9, 2016 - 1:11 PM
General aviation airplane deliveries in the first quarter dipped 3.7 percent from a year ago, while billings were down 9.5 percent.
Cirrus Vision SF50 P1
May 9, 2016 - 10:31 AM
The first production Cirrus Vision Jet will be used for proving the jet's type-rating training program.
Predator B rendering
May 6, 2016 - 7:47 AM
Ground testing of new fuselage structure has been completed; the UK is negotiating a contract.
Eurofighter Typhoon in flight
May 6, 2016 - 7:37 AM
Civilian casualties in the Yemen conflict have prompted another call to re-examine dealings that are significant for BAE Systems.