Airbus has released photos of the first A380 super jumbo jet destined for China Southern Airlines. The Guangzhou-based carrier will become the world’s seventh operator of the A380 when this aircraft is delivered in the second half of this year.
In a conference call this morning, Boeing gave it’s current market outlook for this year and the future for commercial airplanes, forecasting growth in the market as a whole to the tune of around 5% a year.
Nearly three decades after its final flight, a United States Coast Guard Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard is once again airborne, hung from the rafters of the Museum of Flight.
Boeing on Wednesday announced that it will increase the production rate for its Next-Generation 737 aircraft to 42 airplanes per month in 2014, nearly a dozen more than its current production rate.
With less than two weeks until the 2011 Paris Air Show, Boeing announced this week that it will be displaying five aircraft to show off to potential customers and fans: the 787 Dreamliner, the 747-8 Freighter, the 747-8 Intercontinental, a 737-800 with the new Sky Interior, and a 777-200LR.
BAE Systems, along with Dassault Aviation, on Wednesday announced a joint program to develop a next generation unmanned aircraft system called Telemos.
After capturing the first video of Donald Trump’s new Boeing 757 in action and speculating that it was the perfect size to move Donald and an entourage around the country for a presidential run, the New York Post one-upped us and actually got onboard the jet. But about that $100 million price tag…
The government of India on Monday announced the purchase of 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III’s for approximately $4.1 billion.
Eurocopter will soon deliver its first twin-engine EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style helicopter, after it made its world debut at the 2011 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva this week.
VistaJet on Monday announced an order for 18 new Bombardier business jets reportedly worth a total list price of $583 million.
Boeing has for the fourth time begun producing their 777 widebody jets from five planes to seven planes per month, the company announced Monday.
The Boeing Company on Thursday announced that the U.S. Army awarded it a $23.7 million contract for modifications of many Chinook helicopters.
San Francisco crowds welcomed Lufthansa’s first A380 service from Frankfurt on Tuesday.
How does Boeing test the braking limits on the largest aircraft they’ve ever built? File the brake pads down to the rivets, load up the plane to nearly a million pounds, gun the engines to 200 mph, then mash the brakes as hard as possible and watch them burst into flames.
Korean Air has announced an order for five new Airbus A330-200s along with two additional Boeing 777-300ERs, with a total value of $1.58 billion at list prices.
The second Boeing 747-8I took to the skies on Tuesday for its first test flight. This will be the first 747-8I to be delivered to Lufthansa by the end of this year.
The fifth Boeing P-8A Poseidon made its first flight this week, the first Poseidon to fly since Boeing and the US Navy announced a new $1.6 billion contract for six of the heavily modified 737’s that are to replace the Navy’s fleet of aging Lockheed P-3 Orions.
Engineers testing structural capacity of the 747-8 Freighter experience a roller coaster-like weightlessness as Boeing pilots put the new jet through its paces.