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August 11, 2020, 12:38 PM

Second Cessna SkyCourier Completes First Flight

The first conforming production flight test Cessna SkyCourier flew for one hour 35 minutes on its inaugural flight.

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Aug 11, 2020 - 3:28 PM
The commercial aircraft order backlog at Boeing fell by 56 airplanes as the company collected no orders during the month of July.
SkyCourier
Aug 11, 2020 - 12:38 PM
The first conforming production flight test Cessna SkyCourier flew for one hour 35 minutes on its inaugural flight.
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX
Aug 11, 2020 - 10:05 AM
The sale of two Cessna Grand Caravan EXs to the Rwanda Defense Force is made possible through U.S. government grant aid funding.
Vertical Aerospace tiltwing
Aug 10, 2020 - 1:04 PM
Vertical Aerospace this week teased eVTOL watchers with a short animation of what appears to be a new tiltwing eVTOL with four propellors.
HomeSafe autoland in Daher TBM 940
Aug 10, 2020 - 11:38 AM
Daher has selected Elliott Aviation to perform retrofit installs of HomeSafe emergency autoland systems on TBM 940s eligible for the upgrade.
MagniX eCaravan
Aug 10, 2020 - 8:39 AM
Electric propulsion specialist MagniX is stepping up flight testing of electric versions of the Cessna Caravan and DHC-2 Beaver.
B-52H AGM-183 ARRW hypersonic weapon
Aug 10, 2020 - 6:51 AM
The Lockheed Martin AGM-183A "Arrow" hypersonic missile could be fielded as early as 2022 if development proceeds successfully.
King Air 350 ALSR
Aug 8, 2020 - 7:13 AM
The Armée de l’Air is expected to receive eight special-mission King Air 350s for a range of reconnaissance duties.
F-16 APG-83
Aug 7, 2020 - 11:58 AM
The U.S. Air Force plans to equip around 350 of its F-16s with SABR radar to see them through into the 2040s.
Aug 6, 2020 - 3:42 PM
In July, Airbus achieved four new narrowbody sales, representing its first orders in three months.