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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The social networking company is developing the high-flying aircraft to close gaps in global Internet coverage.

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Jan 20, 2011 - 8:38 AM
The newest Boeing 787–designated ZA102–flew for the first time yesterday, a Boeing spokesperson confirmed.
Jan 18, 2011 - 4:13 AM
A day after resuming certification flight testing on the 787 Dreamliner, Boeing announced this morning that it expects delivery of the first production air
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Jan 17, 2011 - 6:35 AM
SuperJet International has secured another key export order for the SSJ100 airliner, while acknowledging that certification of the type has stalled once ag
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Jan 17, 2011 - 6:21 AM
A late surge in new airliner orders during December took Airbus’s sales tally for 2010 to 644 aircraft (compared with 574 in 2009), just edging out rival B
EADS faces at least another year of getting costs under control before it can...
Jan 14, 2011 - 9:30 AM
Despite a strong rebound in orders and deliveries, and despite being flush with cash reserves, the new year’s forecast for Europe’s EADS aerospace and defe
Boeing 737 deliveries totaled 376, setting a new record for the second year i...
Jan 14, 2011 - 9:30 AM
After another year tainted by the continuing public relations disaster known as the <a href="news/single-news-page/article/industry-awaits-word-on-seventh-
Jan 13, 2011 - 2:22 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
Jan 13, 2011 - 2:19 AM
Boeing won’t consider submitting the 787 Dreamliner for certification in the third quarter without Etops capability, notwithstanding differences in qualifi
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Jan 11, 2011 - 11:05 AM
Indian discount airline Indigo will become the launch customer for the Airbus <link news/single-news-page/article/airbus-raises-stakes-with-launch-of-a320n
Jan 11, 2011 - 7:13 AM
Qantas announced today that it would resume Airbus A380 services between Australia and Los Angeles more than two months after an <link news/single-news-pag