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 18, 2022, 8:45 AM

Airbus To Lead Creation of Aircraft Lifecycle Center in China

A new facility in Chengdu, China, to dismantle and recycle aircraft will open by the end of 2023.

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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.
Rafale Greece
Jan 19, 2022 - 1:08 PM
The first Dassault Rafales for the Hellenic Air Force have arrived in Greece, just six days short of a year since contract signature.
Jan 19, 2022 - 11:35 AM
Spirit Aeronautics is now able to perform the v6.1 software upgrade for Honeywell FMZ-2000 flight management systems in Cessna Citation Xs.
Piaggio Avanti Evo
Jan 19, 2022 - 9:27 AM
Piaggio Aerospace extraordinary commissioner Vincenzo Nicastro has reopened the bidding process for the sale of the Avanti Evo manufacturer.
Korea UAE deal
Jan 19, 2022 - 4:39 AM
Korea Aerospace will convert four Dassault aircraft to improve air force reconnaissance.
Jan 18, 2022 - 12:22 PM
Growth in the emerging eVTOL industry is spilling over to the Vertical Flight Society, which saw its company membership increase by 20% last year.