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.

September 23, 2016, 11:02 AM

UPS Tests Medicine Delivery by Drone Off Atlantic Coast

The delivery giant and CyPhy Works flew an asthma inhaler from Beverly, Mass., to a children's camp on an island using a hexacopter.

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men pointing to screen of fuselage shell of the Falcon 7x
May 20, 2016 - 9:00 AM
From the Eclair propeller to the Falcon 7X's digital flight control system, company engineers have endeavored to put new technologies in service.
May 19, 2016 - 11:06 AM
Agency widens the use of aviation traning devices for maintaining instrument currency and recent experience requirements.
May 18, 2016 - 9:36 AM
Red flag are incorrect email domain names; asking for a copy of an invoice or payment; or a notification of a change in payment bank account information.
May 13, 2016 - 7:31 AM
The Italian-based group’s transition from Finmeccanica is proceeding, but heritage names may persist in some form or other
May 12, 2016 - 9:52 AM
Agency says operators have an “ongoing obligation” to ensure that the maintenance or modification mandated by an AD is maintained.
May 12, 2016 - 8:56 AM
Some 180 VORs and NDBs will be shut down later this month.
May 11, 2016 - 9:00 AM
A new way to optimize a blended wing body would better accommodate passengers
May 10, 2016 - 11:44 AM
USI is the official UAS training provider for Global Aerospace under its SM4 Safety Initiative.
FAA's Bombardier Global 5000 testbed
May 5, 2016 - 10:38 AM
Technology provides flight crews with common-sourced aeronautical, weather and flight information while on the ground at an airport.
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.