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.

Jul 8, 2011 - 8:46 AM
Just days after commending President Obama for his June 28 visit to an Alcoa plant in Davenport, Iowa, Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) president and
Jul 6, 2011 - 11:49 AM
Now that <link news/single-news-page/article/cirrus-aircraft-sold-to-chinese-interests-30474/>Caiga has finalized its purchase of Cirrus Aircraft</link>, i
Boeing plans to deliver ANA’s first 787—expected to sport a special livery–in...
Jul 1, 2011 - 4:13 AM
Boeing early last week launched function and reliability (F&R) testing and extended operations (ETOPS) demonstrations on the 787 Dreamliner, marking the st
Boeing’s continued skepticism over the A320neo program led EADS CEO Thomas En...
Jul 1, 2011 - 4:13 AM
Last month’s Paris Air Show saw Airbus leapfrog its goal of extending the number of orders and commitments for the new A320neo airliner to at least 500 uni
Jun 29, 2011 - 6:10 AM
In a large building in Belfast near where thousands of hard-working laborers hammered thick steel plates to massive ribs and fittings using thumb-size rive
The 2011 Paris Air Show generated record levels of new orders for airliners, ...
Jun 27, 2011 - 8:58 AM
Paris Air Show organizers promised a feel-good factor from this year’s event, staged at Le Bourget Airport from June 20 to 26, and clearly they were in the
Boeing ferried its new Boeing 747-8 Freighter all the way from its home in Se...
Jun 27, 2011 - 8:41 AM
At last week’s Paris Air Show strong examples of leadership in efforts to reduce air transport’s environmental footprint came from two sources that, at lea
Boeing Commerical Airplanes CEO Jim Albaugh joined Mitsubishi Aircraft presid...
Jun 27, 2011 - 8:28 AM
Boeing will help provide customer support for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet under the terms of a 10-year contract announced in Paris last week between the U.
Jun 23, 2011 - 4:22 AM
The ILA Berlin Air Show, scheduled for September 11-16 next year, will be located “directly next door to Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt, the capital’s fu