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November 25, 2022, 11:16 PM

First F-16 Fighter Rolls Out at New Greenville Assembly Line

Production of the F-16 has moved to Lockheed Martin's new South Carolina location to free up capacity for F-35 assembly line at Fort Worth in Texas.

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view of Finnair Airbus A35O side, wing, engine and tail
Nov 16, 2022 - 12:48 PM
The Finnish flag carrier looks to lower unit costs to offset the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the closure of Russian airspace.
Seated crowd looks toward stage with VIP Airbus A350 for the German Armed Forces on display during Luftansa Technik's aircraft delivery ceremony
Nov 16, 2022 - 11:24 AM
In all, Lufthansa Technik has or will convert three VIP Airbus A350s to "government cabins" for the German Armed Forces.
Pre-purchase inspection being conducted on a Gulfstream business jet in hangar
Nov 16, 2022 - 10:46 AM
Maintenance shop slot availability is hampering late-year business aircraft transactions in the U.S.
Boeing Business Jets
Nov 14, 2022 - 12:07 PM
With Boeing Business Jets as a new member, the number of International Association of Aircraft Dealers OEM members rise to eight.
View of Business Jet wing and Engine
Nov 14, 2022 - 11:35 AM
Sandhills Global aviation industry market reports show year-over-year growth in asking values for business jets, turboprops, and piston singles.
T-6C Texan II Tunisia
Nov 12, 2022 - 10:28 PM
Beechcraft has handed over the first examples of its T-6C turboprop trainer to its most recent military customers—Tunisia and Thailand.
Nov 11, 2022 - 12:00 PM
Business aircraft transactions are complex, and buyers should be seeking more, not less, due diligence when purchasing an airplane.
boeing 737 Max 7 (Photo: Boeing)
Nov 11, 2022 - 11:30 AM
The DOT IG 737 Max audit, its fourth on the aircraft, will focus on the FAA's oversight of the MCAS system.
Climate protestors targeted business aviation operations at European airports this week.
Nov 11, 2022 - 7:22 AM
European environmental groups demanding a ban on all private jet flights this week tried to disrupt airports in the UK, Italy, and the Netherlands.
Embraer's E190-E2 in flight
Nov 10, 2022 - 11:42 AM
This week the Civil Aviation Administration of China issued type certificates to ATR and Embraer, as Boeing's 737 Max remains grounded in the country.