This Mitsubishi Regional Jet Is Japan's First New Airliner In 50 Years

The Mitsubishi Regional Jet, or MRJ, is Japan's first newly produced commercial aircraft in nearly fifty years, and it's one sweet-looking ride. Four years behind schedule, and powered by Pratt & Whitney, this medium-sized regional jet carries big hopes for Japan's aerospace industry. » 10/20/14 9:00am Yesterday 9:00am

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 Sunday 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 Wednesday 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

US Airways Flight Attendant Refused To Hang Army Ranger's Jacket

Passengers on a U.S. Airways flight from Portland, Oregon to Charlotte, North Carolina are sharing an outrageous story of disrespect from a flight attendant toward an Army Ranger and combat veteran. He asked to have his "Dress Blues" uniform jacket hung, but the flight attendant refused, citing company policy. » 10/10/14 3:02am 10/10/14 3:02am

will.i.am Goes Berserk On Twitter After United Gives Away His Seat

Maybe it's time for will.i.am to break up with United Airlines. But it's not United, it's you, Mister i.am, and they're just not that into you. The rapper's latest Twitter tirade occurred when he arrived at the airport only 45 minutes before his flight to China, and United had given away his seat. » 10/09/14 10:15am 10/09/14 10:15am

Deployable Recorders Can Help Locate Crashed Aircraft

After the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 this March, the biggest hinderance to the investigation has been the lack of data from the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder, presumedly submerged with the rest of the wreckage. But now Airbus will implement a solution for future… » 10/07/14 3:00pm 10/07/14 3:00pm