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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Apr 20, 2017 - 11:18 AM
Airline plans to place CFM Leap-powered narrowbody into service on May 31
F-16 durability testing
Apr 19, 2017 - 3:08 PM
The Air Force authorized F-16 Block 40-52 flight operations to 12,000 hours, potentially extending the fighter's service life into the 2040s.
Beechcraft King Air 350i
Apr 19, 2017 - 11:22 AM
First-quarter revenues at Textron Aviation skidded $121 million from a year ago, to $970 million, in part to lower King Air volumes,
 Il-78M refuels a Tu-160
Apr 17, 2017 - 10:50 AM
Rather than convert some Il-96 freighters, the air force will rely on smaller new and existing Il-78s.
Apr 17, 2017 - 12:33 AM
Company touts its flawless approach to rollout and flight testing of the Max 9, but what comes next?
Barak-8 launch and LRSAM
Apr 14, 2017 - 1:00 PM
After a joint development, IAI will supply new surface-to-air missile systems to the Indian Army and Navy worth $2 billion.
Apr 14, 2017 - 12:30 PM
Medicare reimbursement of air ambulance services has clearly lagged costs, according to the report.
Apr 13, 2017 - 6:22 PM
Maiden mission comes a week ahead of schedule
GBU-43/B Massive Ordance Air Blast bomb
Apr 13, 2017 - 3:04 PM
The Air Force Research Laboratory developed the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast conventional bomb in 2003 but it was never used.
Apr 12, 2017 - 7:00 PM
The all-composite amphibious Oxai M2 Skywave is preparing for first flight and certification this year.