Photo of new FC-31 Chinese stealth jet prototype emerges

New photo of FC-31 Gyrfalcon, China’s second 5th generation stealth fighter and a competitor to Lockheed Martin F-35, started circulating on Chinese social media. It shows an upgraded and refurbished jet in what may have been a flight test....


South Korea begins assembly of KF-X fighter jet prototype

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) began an assembly of KF-X, the first South Korean indigenous fighter jet. The plane is said to bear similarity to Lockheed Martin F-35A and eventually replace the ageing fleet of Korean F-4s and F-5s....


First flying prototype of Boeing’s new 777-9 gets its wings

As part of periodic live broadcast from factory floor, the U.S. plane manufacturer recently revealed the progress on its brand new 777-9 program, the first of the 777X Family of airplanes.  ...


History Hour: first flight of Bristol Brabazon Mk.I prototype

On September 4, 1949, prototype Bristol Brabazon Mk.I, G-AGPW, made its first flight at Bristol Filton Aerodrome (UK). ...