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.

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,
May 6, 2011 - 10:07 AM
A supply-chain interruption involving Japanese engine parts supplier IHI will force Embraer to delay delivery of at least six E190s to Indianapolis-based R
Boeing stopped moving airplanes forward on its Everett, Wash., 747-8 producti...
May 6, 2011 - 10:01 AM
Boeing stopped moving airplanes forward on its 747-8 production line in Everett, Wash., today to help mechanics complete work that has mounted as the compa
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May 4, 2011 - 5:02 AM
The first Korean Air A380 took to the skies today for the start of a final phase of flight and ground tests at Airbus facilities in Hamburg, Germany, where
European transport commissioner Siim Kallas recently presented a report that ...
May 2, 2011 - 5:50 AM
European transport commissioner Siim Kallas recently presented Flightpath 2050, a report prepared by a group of high-ranking air transport executives in th
Boeing continues to talk of increasing production of its current 737NG beyond...
May 2, 2011 - 5:40 AM
Boeing could both re-engine its 737 and build an entirely new airplane to replace the existing model, according to company CEO Jim McNerney.