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 25, 2022, 10:55 AM

Airbus Launches Cargo Airline With Beluga Fleet

The aircraft manufacturer wants to tap growing demand for moving over-sized freight around the world using five of its A300-based BelugaST transporters.

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Jan 26, 2022 - 3:11 PM
An Airworthiness Directive scheduled for publication on January 27 will limit 777 and 747-8 operations at certain airports.
Gulfstream G600
Jan 26, 2022 - 11:48 AM
Aircraft deliveries at Gulfstream Aerospace are projected to reach 170 units in 2024, topping the company's previous high of 156 aircraft in 2008.
Bye Aerospace eFlyer 800 (Image: Bye Aerospace)
Jan 25, 2022 - 12:58 PM
Bye Aerospace, which confirmed launch of the eFlyer 800 last April, has received purchase and option agreements for 135 of the electric-powered aircraft.
Airbus Beluga
Jan 25, 2022 - 10:55 AM
The aircraft manufacturer wants to tap growing demand for moving over-sized freight around the world using five of its A300-based BelugaST transporters.
Jan 24, 2022 - 3:44 PM
A $3.9 billion contract signed by Azorra covers as many as 50 Embraer jets and calls for first delivery in 2023.
Wisk Aero Cora
Jan 24, 2022 - 11:55 AM
Boeing is investing a further $450 million in its Wisk Aero eVTOL joint venture, signaling its intention to hold a significant stake in the AAM sector.
Jan 21, 2022 - 9:19 AM
As Airbus and Qatar Airways prepare to go to court in April over their A350 dispute, the OEM cancels the airline’s order for A321s.
F-16 Top Aces
Jan 21, 2022 - 6:12 AM
The military training provider is upgrading former Israeli F-16 fighters for contracted U.S. Air Force aggressor training duties.
Jan 20, 2022 - 11:41 AM
Following the FAA’s addition of three altimeter models cleared for use near 5G antennas, Emirates restores all its 777 schedules to the U.S.
Jan 19, 2022 - 3:08 PM
New approvals from the FAA allow for 62 percent of the U.S. commercial fleet to perform low-visibility landings at airports near 5G towers.