On this date in 1969, Brazil’s Ministry of Aeronautics formally created what would grow into one of the world’s foremost aircraft manufacturers. Here are some of our favorite photos of Embraer jets and props operating in diverse environments around the globe.
In honor of today’s end of Finnair’s MD-11 passenger service, here are a few of our favorite photos of the Finnish trijet captured over the years.
Troubled 787 gets a new paint scheme, but new report says the chronically delayed aircraft may not get off the ground until 2010.
An IL-78 that diverted to a small airport in Michigan last July has been abandoned and seized by airfield management. The DOT will be issuing a Passenger Bill of Rights, the last original 747 is delivered while Northwest will retire their last 742F on Saturday.
Boeing moved the first 747-8 Freighter out of the paint hangar in Everett, Wash., Tuesday night sporting a special “light” livery.
Beijing-based Okay Airways announced at the Farnborough International Airshow in England that it has ordered 10 Next-Generation 737-800s, in a deal valued at around $800 million.
French Frogs Airslides has captured Hawaiian Airlines’ first Airbus A330-200 at Toulouse.
American Airlines’ youngest 767-300ER has been seriously damaged in a maintenance accident at the carrier’s Fort Worth, Tex. repair facility.
Despite the airline industry’s current turmoil and counter to predictions by pundits that this years major international air show would be a bust, Farnborough got off to a great start with excellent attendance and all major exhibitors out in full force.
NAACP slaps US Airways with a discrimination suit, a drunk man gets arrested after F-16s escort his plane to Colorado, two Qantas employees are detained in Vietnam and Canadian authorities tell Air Canada to maintain their nuts. Also, Embraer Lineage 1000′s first flight and the Sukhoi 100′s is coming in March.
After a successful day at the Farnborough Air Show where Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) sold over 40 Superjet 100s, the Russian company said on Tuesday that it expects to control 15 percent of the world’s medium-haul airplane market by 2019.
The first Boeing 747-8F to be painted with a customer’s livery has emerged from the paint hangar in Everett, Wash.
Governors of eight states came out on Friday in support of Boeing’s formal bid for the U.S. Air Force tanker contract.
Alaska Airlines on Thursday announced it will buy two additional Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s in a deal valued at approximately $153 million.
The Solar Impulse HB-SIA, a Swiss solar-powered plane, completed the first non-stop flight on solar energy after flying 26 hours and 9 minutes. It was the longest flight at the highest altitude in aviation history, Solar Impulse announced on Thursday.
On the one-year anniversary of US Airways Filght 1549, we caught up with Air Traffic Controller Patrick Harten to talk about what has happened since the accident and learn more about what went on behind the scenes and also more about the events from his perspective.
An update on the almost 60 stalls tests and the coming airframe fatigue tests that are bringing the composite Boeing 787 closer and closer to its first revenue flight.
Charlotte opens up a new runway, and brought in a DC-3 as its first flight! There are also new photos of the American Airlines 737 crash in Jamaica and the Detroit Pistons’ new MD-80. Turkish Airlines buys twenty A320 family planes, and a Hawaiian Airlines flight gets an F-15 escort while diverting back to Maui.