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 1, 2016, 11:11 AM

ATR, Airbus Help Open Commercial Floodgates to Iran

Separate orders from Iran Air call for delivery of at least 20 ATRs, 118 Airbus jets

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Parrot Bebop drone
Oct 29, 2015 - 4:28 PM
Supplemented by several federal agencies, the group is tasked with developing recommendations for the drone registry in three weeks.
Oct 29, 2015 - 8:29 AM
Bombardier to get $1 billion cash injection
JLENS aerostat at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.
Oct 28, 2015 - 8:35 PM
The runaway airship was one of two aerostats comprising the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor system.
Oct 28, 2015 - 10:41 AM
Plans call for operations to start by mid-2018
Oct 28, 2015 - 10:11 AM
GAMA, AIA urge "pathway" to enact bill.
Oct 27, 2015 - 10:42 AM
Data will now be analyzed and form the basis of a safety case report to be presented to the FAA for approval to move to phase two—active traffic control.
PrecisionHawk Low Altitude Traffic and Airspace Safety system
Oct 26, 2015 - 11:31 AM
The Low Altitude Traffic and Airspace Safety system is being assessed by the FAA and NASA's Unmanned Aerial System Traffic Management program.
Oct 22, 2015 - 9:03 AM
FAA Administrator Huerta said trials in Newark and Memphis "are delivering great results."
Oct 21, 2015 - 10:25 AM
FAA is moving toward a risk-based oversight approach for its ODA program in face of criticism for lacking effective staffing, risk-based models.
Hummingbird
Oct 20, 2015 - 5:05 PM
The plan to enact rules for registration of drones will open a huge can of worms.