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.

September 23, 2016, 11:02 AM

UPS Tests Medicine Delivery by Drone Off Atlantic Coast

The delivery giant and CyPhy Works flew an asthma inhaler from Beverly, Mass., to a children's camp on an island using a hexacopter.

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CyPhy Works PARC hexacopter in UPS livery
Sep 23, 2016 - 11:02 AM
The delivery giant and CyPhy Works flew an asthma inhaler from Beverly, Mass., to a children's camp on an island using a hexacopter.
Sep 22, 2016 - 11:57 AM
Airbus claims “tiny tweaks” needed for full compliance while Boeing declares victory in 12-year-old dispute
Sep 21, 2016 - 11:21 AM
The D8 demonstrates efficiencies in commercial aircraft.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich
Sep 16, 2016 - 3:26 PM
The committee of senior-level executives that will advise the FAA in further introducing drones held its inaugural meeting in Washington, D.C.
Sep 15, 2016 - 6:26 PM
The research program covers three phases and will last nearly a year and will be done at Astronautics's Milwaukee headquarters.
Sep 14, 2016 - 3:15 PM
The research and development organization invited companies to demonstrate systems that detect and stop small drones weight under five pounds.
Sep 6, 2016 - 5:10 PM
Company acquires two additive manufacturing equipment suppliers
Aug 29, 2016 - 8:34 PM
The FAA needs to work on its long-term vision for the NextGen Air Transportation System, according to the DOT Office of Inspector General.
3D Robotics Solo quadcopter
Aug 24, 2016 - 4:38 PM
The cabinet-level department will make the small rotary-wing drones available for use by its constituent agencies.
Aug 15, 2016 - 11:58 AM
center will conduct R&D on technical training for air traffic controllers, aviation safety inspectors, engineers, pilots and technicians.