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.

artist's rendering of JStars in flight
Jun 18, 2015 - 10:26 AM
Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman announce partners, joining Boeing as bidders for new radar surveillance jets.
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James (right) and assistant secretary for acquisition Bill LaPlante
Jun 18, 2015 - 9:31 AM
The field of potential contenders has been adjusted as industry awaits a formal request for proposals.
Scorpion
Jun 18, 2015 - 9:00 AM
The joint venture said it will show the light attack jet to multiple European air forces on its current visit.
Jun 18, 2015 - 8:24 AM
Low-cost carrier Wizz Air is to buy at least 110 Airbus A321neo narrow bodies.
Piaggio Aerospace CEO
Jun 18, 2015 - 6:50 AM
Piaggio makes two more sales of the Avanti Evo twin pusherprop at the Paris Air Show.
 A380 Airbus
Jun 18, 2015 - 6:30 AM
Executives try to put positive spin on A380 economy seat shrink.
Cebu Pacific Air
Jun 18, 2015 - 6:10 AM
Cebu Pacific is buying up to 20 ATR 72-600s, and Braathens will get up to 15.
Dornier 228
Jun 18, 2015 - 5:30 AM
Popularity of the Do228 in special mission roles has led to a restarting of the old Fairchild Dornier production line at Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.
Jun 18, 2015 - 5:20 AM
Fuel economy, maintenance costs and training costs are top considerations.
Flaris very light jet (VLJ)
Jun 18, 2015 - 4:30 AM
Prototype was originally fitted with a 1,460-pound-thrust Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F.