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.

Aircraft

Airbus Sees eVTOL Race to Market as a Marathon

The company's urban air mobility unit sees no immediate case for on-demand air taxi services
Airbus CityAirbus NextGen eVTOL aircraft
Aircraft

Lyte Launches Private Version of Hydrogen-electric VTOL Aircraft

The 19-seat LA-44 X Prime is a derivative of the 40-seat LA-44 SkyBus aircraft
Lyte Aviation's LA-44 SkyBus VTOL aircraft
Aircraft

Students To Help in NASA Quesst toward Quiet Sonic Booms

NASA awarded grants for supersonic noise trials
NASA’s X-59 quiet supersonic research aircraft sits on the apron outside Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works facility at dawn in Palmdale, California.
Airports

Sugar Land Set To be Launch Pad for Wisk's eVTOL Air Taxi Services

A vertiport at the city's airport could be part of a network across the Greater Houston area
Wisk's Generation 6 eVTOL aircraft
Rotorcraft

Bell Logs Order for Four Parapublic 429s

Orders bolster the manufacturer's mission-focused fleet
Bell 429 at Heli-Expo 2024
Rotorcraft

Columbia Introduces 234SP Chinook Helicopter

Model 234 Chinooks are getting some upgrades
Columbia Helicopters
Aircraft

Awaiting G700 Cert, Gulfstream Working Through G280 Disruptions

General Dynamics chair calls G700 delays a surprise of 2023
Gulfstream G700 (Photo: Gulfstream Aerospace)
Finance, Taxes, Insurance

LCI Considers eVTOL, Infrastructure Lease Bundles

The leasing group has signed MOUs for 165 eVTOL aircraft
Beta Technologies Alia 250 aircraft
Aircraft

Embraer's Phenom 300 Continues Its Reign

The light jet was the top-selling business twinjet for the past four years
Embraer Phenom 300E in flight
Aircraft

Starlux Grows Airbus Widebody Fleet

The Taiwanese carrier is buying three A330neos and five A350Fs
Airbus freighter sale
Aircraft

ST Engineering Lands First Customer for Airfish WIG Craft

A Turkish company intends to acquire 10 Airfish vehicles for tourist operations
ST Engineering's Airfish 3 is on display at the Singapore Airshow 2024
Aircraft

Dassault 10X Heads Toward 2027 Entry Into Service

Dassault expanding 6X presence as it progresses on 10X development
Falcon 2000LXS
Training and Workforce

Embraer and CAE Add New E-Jet E2 Flight Simulator For Asia Pacific Airlines in Singapore

Low-cost carrier Scoot will be the first airline in the region to fly the E2.
Pilots flying Embraer E2 simulator
Aircraft

Republic of Singapore Air Force Prepares for New Threats

The Republic of Singapore Air Force projected a strong presence at the Singapore Airshow
RSAF Apache AH-64D
Aircraft

Airbus Forges Ahead With Sustainability Goals

European airframer is breaking ground and forging new sustainability partnerships
Airbus hydrogen power
Aircraft

'Propel' Highlights Singapore’s Thriving Aerospace Ecosystem

Commemorative book explains the history of Singapore’s aerospace industry
Propel launch
Aircraft

Saab Eyes Southeast Asia for Gripen Multirole Fighter Sales

Saab has Thailand and the Philippines in its sights
Saab Grippen
Regulations and Government

Singapore and Supernal Develop Advanced Air Mobility

Hyundai subsidiary Supernal is developing a four-passenger eVTOL aircraft
Singapore Economic Development Board managing director Jacqueline Poh (left) and Supernal CEO and Hyundai Motor Group president Jaiwon Shin
Aircraft

Wisk Progressing Toward First Flight of Gen 6 eVTOL Aircraft

Company will use Generation 6 for certification testing
Wisk's Generation 6 eVTOL aircraft
Environment

Nandina REM Makes Advances in Aviation Circularity

The company's technology offers a new opportunity for decommissioned aircraft.
Nandina REM Singapore Airshow 2024
Aircraft

Bombardier's Global 7500 Makes Singapore Airshow Debut

More than 150 Global 7500s are in service.
Bombardier Global 7500 at Singapore Airshow 2024
Aircraft

Singapore Airshow Flying Display Team Aerobatic Highlights

Choreography in the air impresses the crowds at the Singapore Airshow
South Korean Black Eagles in formation
Aircraft

Lilium Orders 120 Chargers from Star Charge

Star Charge will power Lilium Jet eVTOL operations
Lilium jet
Aircraft

GAMA: 2023 Aircraft Deliveries Up in All Segments

Industry deliveries passed 4,000 units for the first time in a decade
GAMA shipment press conference
Aircraft

Singapore To Boost SMEs and Decarbonization

Singapore's government promotes new initiatives at the air show's opening ceremony
Singapore Airshow 2024 opening ceremony Monday evening
Aircraft

Eve Makes Asia-Pacific Debut at Singapore Air Show

Eve showcases eVTOL mockup and virtual reality flight experience
Eve Air Mobility
Aircraft

Updated L-410NG Turbolet Lands at the Singapore Airshow

The L-410NG is a modern version of a Czech classic
Let L-410 Turbolet
Airlines

Scoot and Embraer Sign Spare Parts Inventory Management Deal

Scoot is the first ECIP customer in the Asia-Pacific region
A digital rendering of an E190-E2 with Scoot livery flying over Singapore
Aircraft

Gulfstream Achieves 51st G700 Speed Record

Gulstream's new ultra-long-range jet, the G700 , debuts at the Singapore Airshow
Gulfstream G700 at Singapore Airshow 2024
Charter & Fractional

PhilJets To Operate 10 of Lilium's eVTOL Aircraft

Philjets could operate the Lilium Jet in the Philippines and Cambodia
Lilium's six-passenger eVTOL aircraft could be used for air taxi flights in the Philippines.