Aerospace

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February 8, 2016, 1:43 PM

Jetpack Is Real, and It Flies

Jetpack Aviation has accomplished the dream of real jetpack flight, powered by two tiny turbine engines.

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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.
Oct 20, 2015 - 11:18 AM
The FAA will allow aircraft owners and operators to delay installation of a rule-compliant GPS/GNSS sensor to meet ADS-B Out equipage requirements.
CyPhy Works LVL1 drone
Oct 19, 2015 - 3:05 PM
The department has appointed a task force to develop a registration process by year-end for recreational users of small unmanned aircraft.
Oct 19, 2015 - 10:06 AM
Draft document outlines means for operators to obtain initial operational RVSM authorization or amend an existing operational authorization.
John Garrison
Oct 16, 2015 - 6:10 AM
Garrison led Bell through an overall rejuvenation of the helicopter manufacturer’s culture and a period of dynamic and dramatic transformation.
Thales Watchkeeper
Oct 15, 2015 - 4:05 PM
The Thales Watchkeeper unmanned aircraft flew for three and a half hours over Wales, including for one hour within non-segregated airspace.
Oct 13, 2015 - 9:45 AM
TSA continues to work with agency leadership and other agencies on the elimination of the ASO requirements for flights into DCA.
Gate.control
Oct 13, 2015 - 8:21 AM
Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services expects the program to reduce the repair cycle time and cut customer costs.