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.

January 28, 2023, 5:12 AM

U.S. Navy Begins Multi-Engine Trainer Replacement Program

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.

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ZeroAvia's hydrogen-powered Dornier 228 flew for the first time on Thursday.
Interior of Phenom 300 MED
Jan 19, 2023 - 11:06 AM
Embraer's supplemental type certificate for the Phenom 300MED was developed with the aid of Umlaut and Aerolite.
Jan 18, 2023 - 9:06 AM
Europe’s largest low-cost carrier seeks Boeing 737 Max 10s to build the capacity it needs to annually fly 225 million passengers by March 2026.
Partial image of business jets
Jan 17, 2023 - 9:49 AM
The International Aircraft Dealers Association sees the used aircraft sales market moderating in 2023.
China Eastern Boeing 737-800 takes off from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
Jan 16, 2023 - 1:17 PM
Asia will lead a traffic recovery this year as China reenters the market, according to Avolon.
Delivery of the 3,000th Cessna Caravan
Jan 13, 2023 - 9:50 AM
Azula Conecta bought the milestone airplane, a Cessna Grand Caravan EX.
Jan 10, 2023 - 2:54 PM
Although supply chain constraints suppressed deliveries, both Airbus and Boeing registered strong sales campaigns last year.
Comac C919 takes off from Shanghai airport
Jan 9, 2023 - 7:45 AM
The Comac C919 program has started its second round of cabin crew training as the first production example participates in flight validation trials.
Phenom 300 business jets lined up on airport ramp
Jan 6, 2023 - 12:02 PM
After two frenetic years, Mesinger Jet Sales CEO Jay Mesinger expects business aircraft pricing and transactions to return to a more normal state in 2023.
Dassault Falcon 7X, 8X, and 2000 business jets fly in formation
Jan 5, 2023 - 11:46 AM
Dassault saw Falcon deliveries rise modestly in 2022 to 32 units, while the backlog for its business jets climbed nearly 60 percent to 87 aircraft.