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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Dubai Air Show air-to-ground photo
Nov 14, 2011 - 12:05 PM
Like so much of the growth seen in the Middle East, aviation interests have raced ahead at an alarming pace.
Nov 14, 2011 - 9:39 AM
Mubadala Aerospace and Boeing signed two agreements at the 2011 Dubai Air Show.
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum
Nov 13, 2011 - 11:34 AM
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, prime minister and vice president of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai, opened the Dubai Air Show.
Nov 13, 2011 - 8:59 AM
Honeywell has extended its agreements with Indian low-fare airline GoAir for the installation and maintenance of auxiliary power units.
Emirates Boeing 777-300ER.
Nov 13, 2011 - 8:31 AM
Emirates orders 50 Boeing 777-300ERs.
CFM LEAP X engine.
Nov 13, 2011 - 5:05 AM
CFM International is busy developing the Boeing 737 MAX’s version of its Leap turbofan and is zeroing in on specifications.
Emirates Boeing 777
Nov 13, 2011 - 4:53 AM
Boeing and Emirates Airlines announced at the Dubai Air Show today the airline's order for 50 Boeing 777-300ERs .
Airbus A350 assembly line
Nov 13, 2011 - 3:30 AM
Airbus delays A350
Boeing's 737 MAX
Nov 13, 2011 - 1:29 AM
For many months Boeing expressed a preference to introduce an all-new airplane in the narrowbody jet segment to replace its 737NG family by 2019.
Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Jim Albaugh
Nov 13, 2011 - 12:12 AM
Albaugh holds court in Dubai.