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.
Deal breathes fresh life into aging widebody
The company is resuming production of normally-aspirated 182 and moving ahead of diesel Skyhawk, but plans for Skylane remain unclear.
The company plans to deliver two to four of the remanufactured King Air C90s by year-end.
Mooney hopes to bring new diesel aircraft line to market in 2017.
Quest is nearly doubling its footprint in Sandpoint, Idaho as it ramps up production and eyes next product.
The company expects the four-place single to receive FAA approval by this year's fourth quarter.
Piper CEO Simon Caldecott said order possibility had been considered when deciding on layoffs.
While not ready to reveal development details, Textron Aviation is exploring a concept for a 1,500-nm-range large turboprop single.
EAA chairman Jack Pelton says the aircraft will play a role in sparking new interest in the industry.
The floatplanes will be used for commuter and tourism flights in China.