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.

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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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Sep 16, 2011 - 6:01 AM
The Air France KLM Board of Directors approved the group’s planned firm order for 50 long-haul aircraft, consisting of 25 A350 XWBs and 25 Boeing 787s.
Sep 15, 2011 - 7:21 AM
Pratt & Whitney’s <link news/single-news-page/article/pratt-whitney-assembles-first-purepower-pw1524g-engine-for-bombardier-cseries-25863/>PW1524G Geared T
ILFC in March became the first customer for Airbus’ A321neo as part of a new
Sep 12, 2011 - 9:20 AM
Insurance giant AIG appeared closer to proceeding with plans to wind down its exposure to the aircraft leasing business when on September 2 its ILFC unit f
Sep 8, 2011 - 11:30 AM
Brazil’s TRIP Linhas Aéreas today announced plans to acquire 18 new 68-seat ATR 72-600s and reserve options on another 22.
The new Boeing 737 MAX will involve “the simplest re-engining possible,” acco
Sep 2, 2011 - 11:30 AM
Boeing made its plans to re-engine the 737NG official on August 30, when it announced <a href="news/single-news-page/article/boeing-board-approves-cfm-leap
Boeing will deliver the first 747-8 Freighter on September 19, to launch cust
Sep 2, 2011 - 6:31 AM
Boeing announced today that it will deliver the first <a href="news/single-news-page/article/boeing-747-8-freighter-completes-flight-testing-30772/">747-8
CRJ production will remain stable for the time being while Bombardier attempt
Sep 1, 2011 - 11:25 AM
Bombardier Aerospace continues to suffer from what executives characterized as a soft market for regional aircraft.
Aug 31, 2011 - 5:15 AM
Mitsubishi Aircraft’s official launch of the proposed 100-seat MRJ100X will likely have to wait at least another year–or until after the first flight of th
Aug 30, 2011 - 6:50 AM
Boeing completed all flight tests required for type certification of the Rolls-Royce-powered 787-8 Dreamliner last month.