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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Jan 31, 2011 - 8:00 AM
Structural assembly work done by Canada-based Avcorp will be transitioned back to Cessna facilities and other suppliers, according to a Cessna spokesman.
Jan 31, 2011 - 5:00 AM
<b></b>Eurocopter delivered 527 helicopters last year, bringing in revenues of $6.54 billion (€4.8 billion)<b>–</b>up 6 percent from 2009–for the French he
Jan 30, 2011 - 7:30 AM
Superjet International secured a key export order for the SSJ100 in January, while SSJ manufacturer Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) acknowledged that certific
Jan 28, 2011 - 8:47 AM
The Sukhoi Superjet 100 has gained Russian certification, more than two-and-a-half years after the first prototype embarked on its maiden flight.
ATR plans by 2012 to increase annual production to 70 airplanes, mainly ATR 7...
Jan 28, 2011 - 7:14 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
Boeing insists that its target to certify the 787 during this year's third qu...
Jan 28, 2011 - 7:13 AM
Boeing won't consider submitting the 787 Dreamliner for certification in the third quarter without Etops capability, notwithstanding differences in qualifi
Virgin America has provided Airbus with its first firm order for the new A320...
Jan 28, 2011 - 7:11 AM
Airbus entered 2011 with a clear perspective on its main challenges and opportunities.
GE Aviation's collaboration with China's Avic would initially support the ele...
Jan 28, 2011 - 7:04 AM
Protectionists have sounded the familiar alarms over GE's joint venture with China's Avic, formalized during January's state visit to Washington by Chinese
Jan 27, 2011 - 5:15 AM
China’s CDB Leasing bought 10 Embraer E190s for lease to the country’s largest airline, China Southern, Embraer announced last month.
Jan 20, 2011 - 8:41 AM
ATR collected firm orders for 80 new turboprops last year–exactly double the number it accumulated in 2009, the Franco-Italian company announced today duri