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 21, 2016, 4:06 PM

Facebook Reveals First Flight of Solar-Powered Aquila Drone

The social networking company is developing the high-flying aircraft to close gaps in global Internet coverage.

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May 5, 2016 - 8:49 AM
Agency says the current complement of RCOs covers the vast majority of the U.S. and includes duplicate, overlapping and seldom used frequencies.
May 3, 2016 - 2:44 PM
French industry association GIFAS announced strong growth in revenues and sales for 2015.
Gur Kimchi of Amazon Prime Air
May 3, 2016 - 2:08 PM
Amazon Prime Air's ambition is to deliver packages by small drones in an airspace system with multiple, overlapping controllers.
May 3, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Looks to fill gap in aerostructures supply, flight control systems
DJI Inspire 1
May 3, 2016 - 9:00 AM
The low-altitude system NASA is developing through the UAS traffic management project will inform any airspace restructuring, the FAA says.
Apr 28, 2016 - 4:31 PM
Airbus admitted that problems with the A400M engine, and production issues with the A350 and A320neo airliners could impact 2016 financial performance.
Apr 28, 2016 - 9:08 AM
The company can now manufacture its LED-illuminated 5/8-inch switch in just three days.
Apr 26, 2016 - 9:23 AM
Received $10,000 fine and five year's probation on felony conflict-of-interest charges and for making false statements to federal investigators.
Apr 25, 2016 - 10:54 AM
The FAA was a key participant in the testing and approval of Alcohol to Jet Synthetic Paraffinic Kerosene
Apr 25, 2016 - 8:53 AM
The Senate included a ban in a $16.4 billion fiscal 2017 FAA funding bill.