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February 6, 2023, 5:04 AM

Chinese Balloon Downed in First Kill for the F-22 Fighter

The Chinese surveillance balloon had been tracked across Canada and the U.S. amid worldwide public interest.

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Beechcraft T-44C
Jan 28, 2023 - 5:12 AM
The new T-54A twin turboprop aircraft is based on the King Air 260, and will replace the T-44C, an earlier King Air derivative.
Gulfstream G700 in flight over clouds
Jan 27, 2023 - 12:13 PM
The first two production G700s broke 25 speed records during Gulfstream's just-completed world tour of the new ultra-long-range twinjet.
Digital rendering of Boom Overture in flight over clouds
Jan 26, 2023 - 2:03 PM
The Overture Superfactory would sit on a 62-acre campus at Greensboro, North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad International Airport.
Airbus technicians perform winglet fitting on a China Eastern A350-900.
Jan 26, 2023 - 1:33 PM
After adding 13,000 employees in 2022, Airbus plans to match that hiring volume this year.
Jan 26, 2023 - 11:45 AM
Talks between Embraer and potential suppliers for a new turboprop have advanced more slowly than expected.
Gulfstream G700 at Savannah service center
Jan 25, 2023 - 12:00 PM
Gulfstream Aerospace delivered 120 jets in 2022 and is projecting 145 aircraft shipments this year, rising to 170 in 2024.
F-16 Jordan
Jan 25, 2023 - 5:28 AM
The Middle East nation's air force has operated Fighting Falcon fighters for many years, and is now refreshing the fleet with AESA-equipped aircraft.
Jan 24, 2023 - 12:55 PM
Dovetail Electric Aviation received an AUD$3 million grant from the Australian government to convert turboprop aircraft to electric propulsion.
Dassault Falcon 10X cabin design
Jan 24, 2023 - 11:59 AM
The Chicago Athenaeum Award for Good Design has been awarded to Dassault Aviation for the cabin design of its flagship Falcon 10X.
Jan 23, 2023 - 7:45 AM
2023 is already seeing airlines in the Association of Southeast Asia Nations restore service, expand fleets, and enhance air connectivity in the region.