The AN-22 is available for rent

Antonov Airlines has added another aircraft to its freighter fleet.  This is the amazing AN-22.  Dating from 1964, this is the largest turboprop still flying.  Antonov says it has a payload of 60 tonnes. The aircraft will be based out Leipzig, Germany.  Antonov...

VLA progress

News today from Russia demonstrates that very large airplanes continue to see demand.  This news is good for both the OEM and its small cadre of customers.  The AN-124 is unique.  The only comparable airplane is the C-5 and it is not available for commercial use. But...

Podcast – Iran and that “RQ-170”

We focus on commercial programs, but occasionally a non-commercial aerospace story comes along  that is fascinating. The video from Iran appears to show a US made UAV that its says it captured. Indeed the language they used is that an Iranian military...