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.

July 10, 2020, 12:31 PM

Trio of Flight-test Dassault Falcon 6Xs Taking Shape

The first three pre-production Falcon 6Xs are taking shape, and the program is on track to achieve first flight early next year.

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E-2C Hawkeye France
Jul 7, 2020 - 12:59 PM
The latest round of U.S. State Department approvals of Foreign Military Sales includes a prospective deal to supply MV-22 Osprey tiltrotors to Indonesia.
Jul 7, 2020 - 11:21 AM
Dublin, Ireland-based lessor Avolon registers its second Max order cancellation this year, raising the number of withdrawn commitments to 102.
Jul 7, 2020 - 10:00 AM
European Union trade commissioner Phil Hogan accused the U.S. of rejecting the EU's attempts to finally settle their dispute over aerospace subsidies.
Jul 7, 2020 - 9:41 AM
The special missions-configured King Airs will be owned by Greece’s Ministry of Health and maintained and operated by the Hellenic Air Force.
Jul 6, 2020 - 6:08 AM
A change to the European Union's customs code acknowledges establish practice allowing flight plans to suffice for declaration of entry and departure.
Stratos 716X
Jul 2, 2020 - 11:56 PM
The Stratos 716X single-engine, 4-6 seat personal jet made its first flight July 2 from the company’s plant in Redmond, Oregon .
ATR 600
Jul 2, 2020 - 12:21 PM
A 50 percent reduction in airplane output by ATR this year will accompany the loss of 204 jobs.
737 Max
Jul 2, 2020 - 7:52 AM
Following three days of flight testing the 737 Max, the FAA must now evaluate data on changes to the airplane’s flight control system.
Jul 1, 2020 - 11:58 AM
The Department of Transportation’s Inspector General’s office faulted Boeing for failing to submit documents detailing modifications to the 737 Max’s MCAS.
Farnborough 2018
Jul 1, 2020 - 9:49 AM
FIA Connect will feature a busy program of webinars and conferences, as well as a Meet the Buyer event and online meetings for young people.