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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.

August 15, 2019, 11:04 AM

Boeing 777-8 Delay Adds Wrinkle to Project Sunrise Plans

The U.S. manufacturer confirmed that development of the smaller of the two 777X variants has slowed.

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Textron and TAM during LABACE.
Aug 14, 2019 - 10:31 AM
Textron Aviation executives and TAM's president met with AIN at LABACE 2019 to explain their plans in the growing Latin American region.
Praetor 500
Aug 14, 2019 - 9:50 AM
Flight testing for certification has confirmed that the Embraer Praetor 500 has unmatched range and field performance figures for its class.
Aug 14, 2019 - 9:43 AM
A landing gear hydraulic leak stranded a Challenger 650 over the weekend in Malaga, Spain.
G600 LABACE
Aug 14, 2019 - 9:09 AM
Now fully approved by the FAA, the G600 is on show at LABACE just days after the first example was handed over to its new owner.
Dassault Falcon 2000LXS
Aug 14, 2019 - 6:00 AM
The French OEM believes the Latin American market is recovering and its investment in supporting customers will pay off with further Falcon sales.
Aug 13, 2019 - 9:51 PM
Local Brazil manufacturers may more than double in number with the addition of Octans Aircraft.
KC-46A
Aug 13, 2019 - 6:09 PM
The delivery of two Pegasus tankers to Pease ANGB in New Hampshire marks the start of the type’s career with the Air National Guard.
Aug 13, 2019 - 3:57 PM
The Brazilian manufacturer is adding certifications for its newest business jet.
Beechcraft Baron 58
Aug 13, 2019 - 12:49 PM
Nearly 7,000 Barons of all types have been built, of which more than 3,000 are long-fuselage Baron 58s. The type remains in production after five decades.
Pilatus PC-24
Aug 12, 2019 - 1:47 PM
The private jet market is seeing a boost from new aircraft, while the turboprop segment faces headwinds.