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.

May 25, 2017, 7:33 AM

Trade Row Threatens Canada’s Fighter Replacement Plans

An interim—and controversial—buy of Super Hornets may fall victim to row with US over alleged subsidies to Bombardier.

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Hongdu Aviation L-15B
May 2, 2017 - 11:39 AM
The AVIC company rolled out the J-15B during a televised Labor Day celebration program in China.
Mexico Citation
May 2, 2017 - 6:10 AM
Bird Aerosystems has installed various sensors and displays on Cessna Citation jets and Bell 407 helicopters for Mexico
May 1, 2017 - 12:06 PM
Notably, the general aviation unit accounted for 55.6 percent of total revenues at the company—its largest share since 2012, Pilatus said.
Apr 28, 2017 - 3:49 PM
The approval for LCY operations comes less than seven months since the trijet entered service this past October.
Apr 27, 2017 - 10:41 AM
A320 delivery schedule for 2017 still heavily backloaded due to engine problems
CATIA
Apr 26, 2017 - 6:18 PM
“We are now readying the launch of a new Falcon jet, which will offer characteristics determined by our market studies and technological capabilities.”
Apr 26, 2017 - 12:21 PM
EASA certification allows Swiss International Airlines to fly into London City Airport
Gulfstream G500
Apr 26, 2017 - 12:19 PM
The third G600 is set for flight today, while the G500 recently logged its longest flight at 10 hours and six minutes.
Gulfstream G650 production
Apr 26, 2017 - 11:57 AM
Thanks to the more favorable mix at Gulfstream, first-quarter revenues soared to $2.074 billion, while profits climbed $111 million, to $443 million.
Chinese aircraft carrier
Apr 26, 2017 - 10:53 AM
New versions of the country’s carrier-capable J-15 fighter could equip the new vessel.