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.

May 3, 2016, 2:08 PM

Amazon Principal Argues Case for 'Federated' ATC System

Amazon Prime Air's ambition is to deliver packages by small drones in an airspace system with multiple, overlapping controllers.

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Apr 25, 2016 - 8:53 AM
The Senate included a ban in a $16.4 billion fiscal 2017 FAA funding bill.
Lone Star UAS Center pilot readies quadcopter for flight
Apr 24, 2016 - 9:54 PM
All six FAA-sponsored unmanned aircraft system test ranges participated in the demonstration of NASA's UAS Traffic Management system.
Apr 18, 2016 - 5:19 PM
FAA says more restricted airspace is necessary to support NASA testing and Navy training requirements, including weapons firing.
Apr 13, 2016 - 1:58 PM
The first staging of the new biennial International Brazil Air Show will be held in Rio de Janeiro from March 29 to April 2, 2017.
Apr 13, 2016 - 8:00 AM
Three meetings in late June will solicit input from users and interested parties
Apr 13, 2016 - 4:20 AM
Savings equivalent to the fuel used by approximately 12 million passenger cars being driven for a year.
Apr 7, 2016 - 10:43 AM
Project aimed at demonstrating feasibility of various systems by 2020
Apr 4, 2016 - 11:10 AM
Manufacterer fails to name certain intermediaries in export credit applications
Apr 4, 2016 - 6:00 AM
The government can make a mess of things, but I don’t want the airlines deciding how the airspace gets used, by whom and when.
Apr 3, 2016 - 11:47 PM
Recruiters will be on site to interview for openings at their respective aviation companies.