Aerospace

News and issues relating to the aerospace industry that are related to the science, engineering and business of flight in space involving civil, industrial and military applications, and similar topics related to flight in the atmosphere of the Earth that are not covered more directly by other AINonline subject channels. In other words, both astronautical and aeronautical subjects, except for those aeronautical topics that are specifically covered elsewhere on this website.

July 24, 2015, 9:39 AM

Boeing Seals Contract with Japanese Suppliers of 777X

Consortium awarded 21 percent of major structural components

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Jul 28, 2015 - 5:48 PM
Expertise includes “design, development and production of lightweight aerostructures, electrical wiring interconnection systems and landing gear” and MRO.
Jul 27, 2015 - 4:22 PM
Williams was appointed to lead the FAA's newly created UAS Integration office in March 2012.
Jul 26, 2015 - 6:28 PM
The number of laser attacks on aircraft is on the rise.
Jul 26, 2015 - 6:22 PM
ALPA wants drones to carry the same type of collision avoidance technology demanded of current commercial and general aviation aircraft.
Lockheed Martin Indago quadcopter
Jul 26, 2015 - 5:24 PM
Real estate and other aerial photography applications of drones lead the first several hundred exemptions awarded by the FAA.
Jul 24, 2015 - 9:39 AM
Consortium awarded 21 percent of major structural components
Jul 23, 2015 - 10:45 AM
The agency seeks to develop a standardized test protocol for airport safety area structures.
Sikorsky S-92
Jul 20, 2015 - 8:32 AM
United Technologies had been publicly shopping Sikorsky since at least February, and the Lockheed-Sikorsky deal had been telegraphed for weeks.
Jul 18, 2015 - 5:40 AM
The changes reflects the ongoing international efforts to harmonize AOM around the world.
Jul 17, 2015 - 2:43 PM
More than 2,700 laser-strike incidents have been reported so far this year.