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.

February 8, 2016, 1:43 PM

Jetpack Is Real, and It Flies

Jetpack Aviation has accomplished the dream of real jetpack flight, powered by two tiny turbine engines.

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Intel Corporation CEO Brian Krzanich
Jan 6, 2016 - 11:51 AM
The semiconductor manufacturer announced that it will acquire Ascending Technologies, a drone manufacturer based in Germany.
Jan 6, 2016 - 11:47 AM
Turcat became chief test pilot for the Concorde program’s French effort and was the first to take the supersonic aircraft beyond Mach 1.
Dec 31, 2015 - 12:56 PM
The original controller training contract, issued to Raytheon, was awarded in 2008 and updated in 2010.
Dec 29, 2015 - 11:07 AM
The rule change would allow AMT schools to amend curriculums using a simpler process.
Dec 29, 2015 - 10:00 AM
A natural-flow laminar wing is due to be fitted to an Airbus A340-300 flight test aircraft.
Micro drone
Dec 28, 2015 - 2:57 PM
Model aircraft and drone operators are facing new local restrictions on where they can fly.
Dec 23, 2015 - 10:39 AM
More than $500,000 in scholarships will be awarded, pushing the total scholarships awarded over the past 20 years to more than $10 million.
Dec 22, 2015 - 3:39 PM
Italian aerospace, defense and security group Finmeccanica now consists of four sectors and seven new divisions.
Dec 22, 2015 - 3:13 PM
Waypoint sees significant long-term demand in Brazil despite current market conditions.
Boeing 747-8 being assembled
Dec 22, 2015 - 12:10 PM
The manufacturer will pay a $12 million fine to resolve 'multiple pending and potential' civil penalties from the FAA.