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Let’s face it: the aerospace and defense industries do not have good track records when it comes to keeping new product developments on-time and on-budget.
Involvement in the European Space Agency’s Intermediate Experimental Vehicle program to devise re-entry technology for low-earth orbit programs has given A
Boeing’s margin of error to deliver the first 787 by the end of the year appears to have dwindled to near nil, as the company comes to grips with delays as
Boeing’s 2010 Current Market Outlook, released today in London, projects a $3.6 trillion market for new commercial airplanes over the next 20 years, as wor
Boeing has chosen North Charleston, S.C., as the location for its new 787 Dreamliner interiors fabrication facility, the company announced today.
Australia’s Qantas has reached a new agreement with Boeing to advance delivery of the first of eight 787-8s it has on order to mid-2012, some two years ear
Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) has chosen the proposed joint venture between GE Aviation Systems and China’s AVIC Systems to supply the c
Thales Aerospace is following Embraer’s lead in researching single-crew airliners as part of a program called Cockpit 3.0, which is targeted for the 2030 t
The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) said its <link news/single-news-page/article/second-comac-arj21-flies-21640/ _blank>ARJ21</link> fligh
Former Boeing president Phil Condit once famously said, in so many words, that there is no point having aircraft at airshows.