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.

Jan 17, 2017 - 9:00 AM
First airplane conducting taxi and brake testing, but major systems remain incomplete.
Jan 16, 2017 - 12:31 PM
Last year’s tally includes 73 Phenom light jets and 44 Legacy and Lineage large jets versus 82 Phenoms and 38 large jets in 2015.
Jan 16, 2017 - 11:40 AM
The NTSB issued an urgent recommendation concerning unsafe wiring on Piper PA-31T Cheyennes that might lead to arcing and fires.
Eclipse 550 production line
Jan 16, 2017 - 11:15 AM
Company’s focus is on completion of Project Canada, and will "look to hire folks back” as it nears production.
Jan 16, 2017 - 2:29 AM
The M-345 jet trainer and a new helicopter will be acquired. Meanwhile, the company has consolidated in the UK.
Jan 13, 2017 - 10:22 AM
Follows up on big order for Airbus from fellow Indian LCC GoAir
Jan 12, 2017 - 3:21 PM
Italian company continues to participate in SSJ100 program through Superjet International joint venture
Rafele in flight
Jan 12, 2017 - 2:24 PM
The new interest in foreign single-engined fighters does not preclude Indian production of the French jet.
Pilatus PC-24
Jan 12, 2017 - 11:09 AM
The fractional provider, which currently operates more than 50 PC-12 turboprop singles, will take delivery of the first customer PC-24 later this year.
Airbus A321 landing
Jan 11, 2017 - 11:57 AM
CFM56-powered A321 embodies hopes for thawed relations between Iran and West