WASHINGTON The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board issued a safety alert on Wednesday on how airplane pilots can avoid landing at the wrong airport, after recent incidents when planes landed on much shorter runways than their intended destinations.
Beechcraft Corp. has received an initial order for two T-6C-Plus military trainers to be used by the Mexican Navy, the company said Tuesday.
In the black of night, two vintage planes will be moved early Wednesday from Yingling Aviation at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport to the Kansas Aviation Museum
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was in Wichita on Thursday for Cessna Aircraft’s launch of the Citation CJ3-Plus business jet, an update of its CJ3.
Bombardier Inc., one of the world’s leaders in making both planes and trains, provided an upbeat 2016 revenue forecast on Thursday despite its struggles to get its costly new Cseries jetliner into service.
There are signs that an upturn in the demand for smaller business jets is nearing, an aviation analyst wrote Tuesday.
Three of 10 former senior leaders at Beechcraft Corp. are part of the new senior leadership team at Textron Aviation, the company forged by a merger of Cessna and Beechcraft, according to an internal memo sent to employees Monday.
Friday’s closing on Textron’s acquisition of Beechcraft Corp. brings a mix of thoughts, concerns and expectations, local aviation experts said.
Textron has closed its acquisition of Beechcraft Corp., and will merge Cessna Aircraft and Beechcraft to form a new segment called Textron Aviation, the company announced Friday.
An Air Force KC-135 refueling tanker that crashed in Kyrgyzstan last year lost its tail, then its right wing, in an uncontrollable high-speed dive before exploding in mid-air, the Air Force said during a report of the findings Thursday.
Eclipse Aerospace, based in Albuquerque, N.M., has delivered its first Eclipse 550 twin-engine light jet to a customer following government certification, the company announced Wednesday.
The White House’s budget includes the addition of a $100 per flight user fee on general aviation, a measure that Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association CEO Mark Baker thinks will fail to win congressional approval.
Boeing calls the odd-looking upturned wingtips on aircraft “blended winglets,” Airbus calls them “sharklets” and Southwest Airlines, in ads, simply calls them “little doo-hickeys.”
Boeing Co has delayed a decision on where it will build the 787-10, the newest version of its 787 Dreamliner, a spokesman confirmed Monday.
The White House’s 2015 budget request appears to cancel or reduce several defense programs, and if approved would mean a reduction in the number of P-8As to the Navy.
The Federal Aviation Administration wants to debunk some misconceptions about FAA regulations regarding unmanned aircraft as it works to come up with a plan for their use in the United States.
Textron’s deal to acquire Wichita’s Beechcraft Corp. is now expected to close this month, earlier than expected when the acquisition was announced in late December.
The world's largest planemakers are soaring these days, fueled by historic demand for new jets that has cranked up their factories to record speeds.
About 40 contract employees, most of them engineers, working on Textron’s Scorpion military project were let go last week as their contracts came to an end, a Textron spokesman confirmed.