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 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 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.
Split image ahowing fuel combustion with and without the additive.
Oct 8, 2015 - 4:54 PM
A new additive could someday reduce the threat of jet fuel combustion during accidents.
General Atomics UAS training academy hangar
Oct 7, 2015 - 3:37 PM
General Atomics plans to open an unmanned aircraft training academy, joining Northrop Grumman as tenants of the Grand Sky Technology Park.
Oct 6, 2015 - 5:39 PM
FAA said existing curriculum is “outdated, does not meet current industry needs and can be changed only through NPRM and comment rulemaking."
Rolls-Royce artist's rendering
Oct 6, 2015 - 4:38 PM
The UK-based engine manufacturer will invest $584 million to renovate and upgrade its manufacturing and assembly operations.
Oct 6, 2015 - 3:04 PM
Five of Rutan's aircraft are on display at the National Air and Space Museum.
Oct 6, 2015 - 11:24 AM
The $1.9 million fine, which eclipsed the previous record of $19,000, was levied against Chicago-based aerial photographer SkyPan International.
interior crowd shot Dubai
Oct 3, 2015 - 4:06 AM
The 2015 edition of the Dubai Air Show opens at the city’s new airport in November.
NASA Ikhana with King Air intruder aircraft
Oct 2, 2015 - 7:51 PM
Standards organization RTCA publishes 'interim' standards for unmanned aircraft detect-and-avoid and command and control functions.