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.

November 29, 2016, 9:44 AM

Airbus Announces Job Cuts Tied to Integration

Targets mid-2017 to conclude agreements with employee groups on “social measures”

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Jul 5, 2016 - 2:30 AM
UK tier-one supplier continues to absorb the capabilities gained through acquisition of Fokker last year.
airplane taking off
Jul 5, 2016 - 2:00 AM
U.S. plane maker says there is “no drama” with it’s re-engined narrowbody.
Jul 5, 2016 - 1:00 AM
Government support and foreign contract sales have led to a thriving French aerospace industry, with things likely to get even better.
cargo plane being loaded
Jul 2, 2016 - 12:02 AM
Lots of challenges remain now Ukraine has been cut off from Russia, as it deals with international customers directly.
Jun 29, 2016 - 1:12 PM
Brazilian manufacturer says 195-E2 testing ahead of schedule following early first flight, allowing it to focus on further product improvement before EIS.
Jun 27, 2016 - 11:47 AM
When operational in 2020, the 370-foot tall structure will be the second highest ATC tower in the country.
Jun 24, 2016 - 1:00 PM
The UK electorate's June 23 vote to leave the European Union poses serious questions about the country's aerospace, defense and air transport industries.
Mars Helicopter
Jun 23, 2016 - 4:19 AM
The small helicopter will serve as a scout vehicle for a surface rover.
Jun 22, 2016 - 12:19 PM
Leonardo-Finmeccanica jointly owns regional aircraft maker ATR with the Airbus group.
DJI Inspire 1 quadcopter
Jun 21, 2016 - 1:09 PM
More than a decade and several iterations in the making, Part 107 allows the operation of small unmanned aircraft systems for business purposes.