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.

October 18, 2020, 3:42 AM

Team Tempest Reveals a Different Approach to FCAS

The team tasked with engineering the UK’s FCAS are concentrating on technology and capability development ahead of finalizing platform design.

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Dornier 228 MTU
Oct 6, 2020 - 11:45 AM
MTU Aero Engines and DLR have started work on their converted hydrogen-powered Dornier 228 aircraft, but also see direct combustion as an option.
Oct 6, 2020 - 11:17 AM
Airbus Corporate Jets introduced the ACJ TwoTwenty, a corporate version of its A220 airliner.
Oct 6, 2020 - 11:00 AM
This year’s Commercial Market Outlook sees OEMs delivering five percent fewer airplanes through 2039 than Boeing projected last year.
Oct 6, 2020 - 9:00 AM
Honeywell's 29th annual Global Business Aviation Outlook predicted business jet usage will be back to 80 to 85 percent of 2019 levels in 4Q2020.
Learjet 75 Liberty
Oct 6, 2020 - 8:00 AM
Long-time Learjet operator Alex Lyon & Son has taken delivery of the first copy of the upgraded light twinjet.
King Air 360
Oct 5, 2020 - 5:42 PM
Textron Aviation announced the upgraded Beechcraft King Air model in August.
Gulfstream G700 N705GD
Oct 5, 2020 - 11:52 AM
The fourth flight-test Gulfstream G700 took to the air on October 2. To date, the four aircraft have logged 600 flight hours.
Bombardier fleet
Oct 5, 2020 - 11:36 AM
Bombardier's digital outreach includes guided tours this week by appointment of its newest aircraft.
Phenom 300E Bossa Nova cabin
Oct 2, 2020 - 12:35 PM
Embraer's Bossa Nova interior was first offered on its Praetor 600 super-midsize jet.
Oct 1, 2020 - 12:02 PM
Months of studies at Boeing into the consolidation of Dreamliner production ends with a decision to build the model exclusively in North Charleston.