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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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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Feb 28, 2011 - 6:14 AM
Airbus has secured its third potential customer for the <link news/single-news-page/article/airbus-raises-stakes-with-launch-of-a320neo-27936/>A320neo</lin
Airbus COO for customers John Leahy (l) and Airbus president and CEO Tom Ende...
Feb 25, 2011 - 10:00 AM
Airbus’s first <a href="news/single-news-page/article/skymark-confirms-order-for-four-a380s-28505/">firm order for A380s from a Japanese customer</a> last
Thousands of well-wishers gathered in Everett, Wash., during the February 13 ...
Feb 25, 2011 - 9:45 AM
At Boeing’s colossal plant in Everett, Wash., the February 13 gathering of some 10,000 employees, government officials and customer, partner and supplier r
Germany’s Diehl built a partial mockup of the RTA interior displayed at this ...
Feb 25, 2011 - 9:30 AM
India’s government-owned National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) plans to present a feasibility report by the end of April to seek clearance to manufacture a
Feb 25, 2011 - 8:30 AM
<b><i></i></b>The Sukhoi Superjet 100 has gained <a href="news/single-news-page/article/superjet-wins-russian-certification-28425/">Russian certification</
Feb 23, 2011 - 3:00 AM
Judging by figures released at a Paris press briefing on January 20, the waning resurgence of the commercial turboprop market has, if anything, resumed at
Feb 18, 2011 - 5:51 AM
Japan’s Skymark Airlines converted a memorandum of understanding for four Airbus A380s to a firm order yesterday, officially marking the first sale of the
Feb 16, 2011 - 10:04 AM
Two separate crashes involving Let L-410 regional turboprops claimed a total of 16 victims on Monday.&nbsp; <br /> The first involved a scheduled flight
Feb 16, 2011 - 4:47 AM
Pratt & Whitney announced today that it has finished initial ground testing on its first <link news/single-news-page/article/after-two-decades-of-study-pra
Feb 15, 2011 - 5:29 AM
Boeing plans to fly the <link news/single-news-page/article/boeing-starts-assembling-first-747-8-intercontinental-25150/>747-8 Intercontinental</link> for