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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Denali rendering
Aug 15, 2017 - 12:13 PM
Textron expects to fly its Cessna Denali prototype next year, an aircraft that marries 21st century aircraft design technology with an all-new powerplant
BBJ Max family
Aug 15, 2017 - 11:56 AM
Boeing Buisness Jets has sold 250 airliner-derived aircraft into the VIP/corporate market, and hopes its new BBJ MAX 7 will build on the company's success
The Kodiak’s optional cargo pod holds 750 pounds (340 kg) and  costs less than two knots of airspeed. Oversize tires are also available.
Aug 15, 2017 - 10:45 AM
Kodiak Aircraft do Brasil became the local sales representative for the single-engine Kodiak in April, and is securing interest from many operators.
Well established in Latin America with close to 700 jets in service, Bombardier Business Jets has delivered its first Challenger 350 in Argentina.
Aug 15, 2017 - 10:20 AM
The 350 is an upgraded Challenger 300 with a new wing, more powerful Honeywell HTF7350 engines, larger windows and redesigned interior.
Orion UAV in flight
Aug 15, 2017 - 7:23 AM
The Predator-like Orion MALE UAV faces an uncertain future, as its maker struggles for funding.
Aug 14, 2017 - 2:34 PM
A Chengdu J-10B was shown with with jammer, designator pods and anti-radiation missiles.
Aug 14, 2017 - 11:42 AM
The Bombardier business jet fleet in Latin America currently includes more than 510 Learjets and some 175 Challengers and Globals.
Embraer's Legacy 650E
Aug 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Brazilian airframer Embraer is determined to make a splash at its home airshow as it celebrates its 48th anniversary later this week.
Aug 12, 2017 - 7:11 PM
Full-year deliveries expected to match last year’s total, executives say.
Aug 12, 2017 - 11:18 AM
The twin-engine P68R has many uses for operations in Brazil, from flight training to efficient transport.