A Supersonic 'Mini Concorde' Business Jet Is Going To Happen

It was in 2004 at the annual National Business Aviation Association convention that billionaire Robert Bass unveiled plans for a new supersonic business jet (SBJ): the Aerion. Now at this year's NBAA, Airbus has stepped into a partnership with Aerion to literally get this project off the ground. » 10/21/14 11:20am Tuesday 11:20am

Even An Air Race Gone Bad Is Still A Good Air Race

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is the aviation equivalent to Formula One car racing. The international tour, rock-star pilots, epic venues and groupie fans are all part of the scene. And even when something like the weather spoils a competition, there is still plenty to see and enjoy. » 10/19/14 10:15am 10/19/14 10:15am

An Indian Airline Just Placed A $25.7 Billion Airplane Order

India's IndiGo Airlines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus on Wednesday: a firm order for 250 Airbus A320neo aircraft, a deal that the list price values at $25.7 billion. This is the largest order ever placed for commercial planes, displacing the previous 230-plane order for Boeing's 737 by Lion… » 10/15/14 10:15am 10/15/14 10:15am

Gulfstream's Newest Jets Have An Amazing Touchscreen Cockpit

Gulfstream announced an all-new aircraft family of business jets today: the G500 and G600. The two new planes optimize speed, wide-cabin comfort and efficiency to offer customers best-in-class performance with advanced safety features, and come with a stunning new touchscreen cockpit display by Honeywell. » 10/14/14 2:00pm 10/14/14 2:00pm

Boeing's 737 MAX Is Officially Under Construction

In Auburn, Washington, Boeing has begun fabricating the first parts to be included on the the first 737 MAX, set to fly tests in 2016, and join airline fleets in 2017. The parts, called fuselage stringers run the length of the fuselage structure giving it stability and strength. » 10/14/14 10:15am 10/14/14 10:15am