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.

Dassault Falcon 900LX
Jan 5, 2017 - 12:40 PM
Net orders for Dassault Falcons stood at 21 aircraft last year, down from 25 in 2015 and 67 in 2014.
Jan 5, 2017 - 10:40 AM
Unlike tiltrotors such the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey or Leonardo AW609, the "Blue Whale" is a quad proprotor design.
Jan 5, 2017 - 10:16 AM
Defect grounds some SSJ100s, others unaffected
Jan 4, 2017 - 12:14 PM
Placed in December, order increases Boeing 2016 sales backlog by 75 airplanes
Gulfstream G650
Jan 4, 2017 - 9:43 AM
Over the past two quarters, G650/650ER supply has decreased to 12 aircraft for sale, representing just 5.4 percent of the fleet.
Jan 4, 2017 - 7:35 AM
Meanwhile, the big ‘Make in India’ contract for 56 airlifters should be signed by mid-year, according to the IAF chief.
CF-18 in flight
Jan 4, 2017 - 3:26 AM
The new government in Ottowa will evaluate competing fighters, rather than automatically buying F-35s per previous plans.
Lockheed Martin T-50
Jan 3, 2017 - 2:28 PM
The service expects to make a contract award this year for the $16.3 billion acquisition of a new jet trainer and ground-based training system.
E-8C JStars
Dec 29, 2016 - 1:27 PM
The service expects to award a contract for the JStars Recapitalization program engineering and manufacturing development phase in FY2018.
Dec 29, 2016 - 11:43 AM
Headliners include A350-1000 first flight, C Series EIS.