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October 6, 2022, 6:15 PM

Skunk Works To Display Darkstar from Top Gun: Maverick at Edwards Airshow

Fact and fiction have combined to create a top-draw attraction, as Lockheed Martin’s hypersonic creation for the "Top Gun: Maverick" movie goes public.

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Lockheed Martin Darkstar
Oct 6, 2022 - 6:15 PM
Fact and fiction have combined to create a top-draw attraction, as Lockheed Martin’s hypersonic creation for the "Top Gun: Maverick" movie goes public.
OmanAir Embraer E195-E2
Oct 6, 2022 - 9:40 AM
Oman’s SalamAir plans to supplement its Airbus narrowbody fleet with six E195-E2 airliners.
Photo of Beechcraft King Air 360 on airport ramp in front of hangar
Oct 6, 2022 - 9:28 AM
Textron Aviation will deliver the five Beechcraft King Air 360 twin turboprops to the Queensland Police Service in Austrailia.
American Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8
Oct 6, 2022 - 9:01 AM
American Airlines’ pilot union calls for preserving the December deadline for certifying the Max 7 and Max 10 without an EICAS.
Airbus sees 640,000 job openings for maintenance professionals over the next 20 years.
Oct 6, 2022 - 8:10 AM
Following a return to pre-pandemic levels in 2023, demand for services such as aircraft maintenance will grow 3.7 percent annually, projects Airbus.
Boeing 737 Max 7 on takeoff
Oct 4, 2022 - 3:02 PM
As year-end deadline approaches for certification of Max 7 and Max 10, Boeing hangs its hopes on a possible extension by act of Congress.
Comac C919 on takeoff against grey background
Sep 29, 2022 - 1:34 PM
After 14 years of development, China's C919 narrowbody airliner appears nearly ready to enter service.
Boeing 737-10 on airport ramp
Sep 29, 2022 - 1:20 PM
The firm order from WestJet calls for delivery of 42 Boeing 737-10s.
Hydrogen-electric Cessna Grand Caravan
Sep 29, 2022 - 12:23 PM
Under a new partnership, Textron Aviation will electrify its Cessna Grand Caravans using the ZeroAvia ZA600 hydrogen-electric propulsion system.