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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Jun 11, 2015 - 8:00 PM
TV signals can pinpoint aircraft accurately enough to meet the standard ATC separation requirements, according to a recent study.
GKN machine at additive manufacturing plant
Jun 11, 2015 - 2:15 PM
The UK’s GKN Aerospace is a world-leader in composites and additive manufacturing, providing components for airliners, fighters and spacecraft.
SVS on Pro Line Fusion
Jun 11, 2015 - 11:25 AM
Paris Air Show visitors can sample the touchscreen displays of the Pro Line Fusion helicopter flight deck.
Jun 11, 2015 - 11:10 AM
EASA has granted a technical standard order to Archangel’s air data attitude heading reference system.
Jun 11, 2015 - 10:55 AM
Radio frequency identification tags can now include live data to improve inventory control systems.
execs sign agreement
Jun 11, 2015 - 10:40 AM
Russia’s UAC and China Comac and Avic have forged an alliance with the support of the countries’ respective governments.
Boeing 787-10
Jun 11, 2015 - 9:35 AM
U.S. manufacturer says programs are “on track” after revamp based on new design philosophy, and greater commonality.
CFM56
Jun 11, 2015 - 9:10 AM
Finding enough production workers to accommodate the ramp-up is critical but tricky, Gifas says
Sagem Patroller in flight
Jun 11, 2015 - 8:10 AM
French studies are investigating how remotely piloted aircraft can be integrated into the air traffic management system.
777 production line
Jun 11, 2015 - 7:45 AM
Boeing’s fuselage automated upright build program is central to its plans to automate 777 production.