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.

February 17, 2017, 2:39 PM

Boeing Rolls Out First 787-10 Assembled in South Carolina

The ceremony at Boeing's facility in North Charleston, S.C., featured a speech by President Donald Trump.

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Jan 5, 2017 - 10:40 AM
Unlike tiltrotors such the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey or Leonardo AW609, the "Blue Whale" is a quad proprotor design.
SD-150 Hero unmanned helicopter
Dec 27, 2016 - 2:56 PM
The Italian industrial concern acquired the remaining 60 percent of shares in a joint venture that developed the SD-Hero unmanned helicopter.
Dec 22, 2016 - 1:44 PM
The NASA-led UAS Traffic Management (UTM) research effort is shaping the rules and capabilities of this coming low-altitude ecosystem.
Dec 21, 2016 - 2:56 PM
Registration is required for drones weighing 250 grams to 55 pounds.
Dec 16, 2016 - 11:39 AM
The Unmanned Safety Institute looks to help the Airborne Law Enforcement Association's members in their UAS safety training
Dec 15, 2016 - 3:51 PM
Seventy-five participants, or 4.1 percent, reported having suicidal thoughts within the past two weeks before taking the survey.
Dassault FalconEye
Dec 13, 2016 - 12:20 PM
Under the new FAA rule pilots can continue the approach to landing using only the images displayed by the EVS on the HUD.
Dec 12, 2016 - 12:12 PM
On Feb. 20, 1962, strapped into a cramped Mercury capsule, 40-year-old Glenn became the first American to orbit Earth.
Dec 7, 2016 - 11:19 AM
Atlanta Technicial College had the plug pulled on its aviation maintenance technology program after the FAA uncovered shoddy record keeping.
Dec 5, 2016 - 11:56 AM
75-satellite network will be put into a diverse set of orbits to provide aircraft tracking over oceanic areas, polar regions and other remote places.