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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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Oct 14, 2020 - 5:39 PM
With its remaining workforce furloughed, a bid to liquidate the former Eclipse 500/550 manufacturer and support provider’s assets is reportedly under way.
Oct 14, 2020 - 12:26 PM
ATR operator Sky Express prepares for a foray into jets with an order from Airbus for four A320neos and a lease deal with ACG Aviation Capital for two.
Beechcraft King Air 350CER
Oct 14, 2020 - 9:40 AM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has 27 Beechcraft King Airs with the delivery from Textron Aviation.
Oct 13, 2020 - 12:21 PM
Bill Boisture is the latest of a number of a high-profile aerospace veterans who have come on board the Spike Aerospace executive team.
Aerion Supersonic AS2 (Photo: Aerion Supersonic)
Oct 13, 2020 - 12:02 PM
The selection of PPG to provide the AS2 windows formalizes a collaboration with Aerion that has been ongoing since 2019.
Oct 13, 2020 - 11:37 AM
The European Union may impose tariffs of $4 billion a year on U.S. products according to a WTO ruling over Boeing aircraft subsidies.
Oct 12, 2020 - 12:41 PM
Elliott Aviation has delivered the first of 23 TBM 940s with Garmin’s Autoland system, which is branded by Daher as HomeSafe on these aircraft.
Oct 9, 2020 - 11:58 AM
One Aviation withdrew its motion for a Section 363 sale of the bankrupt company's assets to Florida-based real estate holding firm SE Falcon.
Queen Eilzabeth Carrier Strike Group
Oct 9, 2020 - 5:55 AM
The HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier is currently at sea in Europe’s largest exercise, with UK and U.S. Marine Corps F-35B fighters on board.
Airbus A330-900
Oct 8, 2020 - 2:28 PM
At a maximum takeoff weight of 251 tonnes, the new A330-900 variant can fly 650 nautical miles farther.