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 11, 2022, 11:28 AM

ATR 42-600S Flies for First Time in Partial Configuration

Following its May 11 first flight, the new 30- to 50-seat STOL aircraft will now enter a phase of ground and flight testing.

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May 6, 2022 - 12:54 PM
ZeroAvia announced today that it has started preparing a second Dornier 228 aircraft to serve as a testbed for the hydrogen-electric propulsion system.
Duncan Aviation refurbished Citation 525
May 6, 2022 - 12:10 PM
Toll Group NW's Citation 525 also features a complementary cabin refurbishment.
May 6, 2022 - 12:08 PM
The hot preowned business aircraft market continues unabated, but the industry still must strive for balance to prevent a hard landing when it cools off.
May 6, 2022 - 12:04 PM
A draft report prepared by Russia’s Ministry of Transport projects a drop in traffic of between 24 and 48 percent over the next three years.
May 6, 2022 - 11:59 AM
Delays and subcontractor bankruptcy plague new Air Force One project resulting in a $1.2 billion loss for Boeing.
May 6, 2022 - 10:49 AM
Based on the PureFlyt product, the new Thales FMS system will appear in all A320s, A330s, and A350s starting in 2026.
Cessna Citation XLS Gen2 in hangar
May 6, 2022 - 10:13 AM
Textron Aviation has received FAA type certification and delivered its first production copy of the Cessna Citation XLS Gen2.
Liquid hydrogen storage tank
May 4, 2022 - 8:20 AM
Experts believe “clean” production and distribution rank as the biggest challenges to the adoption of hydrogen power by the aviation industry.
Gulfstream G500
May 3, 2022 - 1:25 PM
G500 'hard landing event' prompts new AFM limitations on approaches and landings.
Platoon Aviation's Pilatus PC-24 jet
May 2, 2022 - 12:21 PM
German charter operator Platoon Aviation received its fourth Pilatus PC-24 late last week at Aero Friedrichshafen.