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.

Dec 27, 2016 - 9:05 AM
A number of projects came to fruition in 2016.
QF-4 in flight
Dec 27, 2016 - 8:30 AM
The US Air Force retired the classic jet with the final flight of a QF-4 that was serving as an unmanned aerial target.
Dec 22, 2016 - 11:41 AM
Increased maximum takeoff weight helps extend range by 50 percent
Dec 22, 2016 - 10:24 AM
Agreement excludes tentative order for A380s
Dec 21, 2016 - 11:27 AM
Production of the DA62 and DA40 models to move from Austria to Canada, and there may be fresh investment in the D-Jet program.
Dec 21, 2016 - 10:24 AM
Miami-based Aeronautical Engineers Inc., expects to covert 100 CRJ passenger jets to the freighter version over the life of the program.
Dec 21, 2016 - 10:08 AM
First of its Pratt-powered Airbus narrowbodies now scheduled to enter service in next year’s fourth quarter
Boeing T-X trainer
Dec 20, 2016 - 4:36 PM
The single-engine jet made its maiden flight from St. Louis as industry teams awaited imminent release of the T-X request for proposals.
Dec 20, 2016 - 10:07 AM
Claims Bombardier benefitted from more than $4 billion in illegal subsidies
Dec 20, 2016 - 10:03 AM
The retrofit comes two months after the combined enhanced vision system won U.S., European and Brazilian approvals for the Legacy 500 and 450.