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.

December 7, 2022, 7:49 AM

Airbus Probes Superconductivity As Path to Lower Emissions

Airbus and the CERN laboratory expect studies into cryogenic superconducting powertrains to influence the design of the ZeroE hydrogen-powered narrowbody.

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Digital rendering of Lilium Pioneer Edition eVTOL in flight over city
Dec 5, 2022 - 7:57 AM
Volare will buy up to 20 of the Pioneer Edition executive version of the Lilium Jet and will operate charter flights in the UK and provide maintenance.
MagniX displayed this electric propulsion unit at NBAA-BACE in October, about a month after the MagniX-powered Eviation Alice made its first flight. Photo: Mariano Rosales
Dec 5, 2022 - 1:00 AM
Electric motor developer MagniX has doubled down on its efforts to make aviation more sustainable by entering the hydrogen fuel cell market.
NasJet Embraer Legacy 600
Dec 5, 2022 - 12:01 AM
Charter demand has increased exponentially in the Kingdom and there are not enough aircraft in the market to meet demand.
Embraer Praetor 500 business jet
Dec 4, 2022 - 2:22 AM
The company continues to have access to the flag carrier’s standby fleet for VIP charter
B-21 Raider
Dec 3, 2022 - 5:28 AM
Although superficially similar to the B-2, the B-21 bomber benefits from four decades of advances in systems, manufacturing, and low-observable technology.
Embraer’s Praetor 500 is ideal for serving European customers, but also regional markets  in Africa.
Dec 3, 2022 - 2:02 AM
JetHQ sees Hugh opportunities for business aviation in East Africa, where the aircraft brokerage opened an office in 2020.
Digital rendering of Dassault Falcon 8X in flight over Dubai
Dec 2, 2022 - 3:03 PM
Dassault is again bringing its 8X to MEBAA this year as it sees a strong market in the region for its large-cabin models and prepares for future growth.
Business jet in flight
Dec 2, 2022 - 10:07 AM
The preowned jet market is experiencing more inventory and flattish prices, implying a soft landing scenario.
Pratt & Whitney Canada PW812D engine on a stand
Dec 2, 2022 - 9:29 AM
The certification builds on approvals the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW812D engine has already received from Transport Canada and EASA.
A VIP airliner refurbishment is the result of careful timing and coordination of all elements of the project, a process that Citadel Completions calls “dynamic project management.”
Dec 2, 2022 - 2:47 AM
VIP Airliner completion and MRO specialist Citadel Aviation reports doubling business amidst a “hot” market for aftermarket upgrades and service.