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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The World Trade Organization has upheld a ruling that Airbus received illegal...
May 23, 2011 - 11:45 AM
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has rejected much of <link news/single-news-page/article/boeing-airbus-exchange-barbs-following-wto-decision-25239/>Airb
GKN’s technology team is advancing in methods for combining composites and me...
May 23, 2011 - 11:25 AM
Not so long ago, the ascent of composites in aerostructures manufacturing seemed an unstoppable progression that could only happen at the expense of metals
May 18, 2011 - 3:50 AM
“Cautious optimism” for the current business aviation market likely describes the consensus of opinion of the business aviation industry here at EBACE.
May 17, 2011 - 2:30 AM
Embraer is boosting its sales network in Africa, with the appointment of Nigeria’s Barbedos Group as its authorized sales representative in the country, as
May 16, 2011 - 8:21 AM
The case for a <a href="news/single-news-page/article/case-for-737-re-engining-will-weaken-if-airframe-advances-accelerate-25812/">“re-engined” Boeing 737<
May 16, 2011 - 8:21 AM
Two of the new breed of big regional jets from the Eastern Hemisphere reached some long-awaited milestones recently, namely the <a href="news/single-news-p
Boeing plans to start building 787s at its new plant in North Charleston, S.C...
May 16, 2011 - 7:43 AM
National Labor Relations Board acting general counsel Lafe Solomon finally responded publicly last week to the uproar from Republican lawmakers and conser
Embraer executive vice president for the airline market Paulo Cesar de Souza ...
May 16, 2011 - 7:39 AM
Embraer will wait until as late as year-end for Boeing to decide on a plan for a 737 replacement before the Brazilian company commits to a successor for i
Boeing 747-8I RC001 recently completed a series of tests to validate airframe...
May 16, 2011 - 7:35 AM
Boeing’s latest iteration of the 747, the “Dash 8” Intercontinental, recently completed its first series of flight-testing at Moses Lake, Wash., according
Libyan Airlines grounded its A320s and the rest of its fleet in late March as...
May 9, 2011 - 7:45 AM
The earthquake in Japan and political unrest in the Middle East and North Africa interrupted the global air transport industry’s growth trend during March,