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.

Jan 31, 2017 - 10:37 AM
Hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and oxycodone would be added to the FAA’s urine testing requirements for commercial pilots and aircraft mechanics.
Jan 19, 2017 - 10:22 AM
Deal expected to accelerate recovery of Zodiac’s seats and interiors business
Jan 18, 2017 - 11:22 AM
Airspace improvements in Southern California that will replace dozens of existing conventional air routes with new satellite-based routes.
Jan 17, 2017 - 12:18 PM
The UK's Serious Fraud Office found that intermediaries gave improper payments and gifts to secure orders for Rolls-Royce engines.
SpaceX Iridium-1 mission
Jan 14, 2017 - 6:22 PM
SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base carrying the first 10 Iridium Next satellites with ADS-B payloads.
Maastricht Upper Area Control Center
Jan 9, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Controllers at the Maastricht Upper Area Control Center in the Netherlands take responsibility for high-altitude traffic over northwest Germany.
Jan 5, 2017 - 10:40 AM
Unlike tiltrotors such the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey or Leonardo AW609, the "Blue Whale" is a quad proprotor design.
SD-150 Hero unmanned helicopter
Dec 27, 2016 - 2:56 PM
The Italian industrial concern acquired the remaining 60 percent of shares in a joint venture that developed the SD-Hero unmanned helicopter.
Dec 22, 2016 - 1:44 PM
The NASA-led UAS Traffic Management (UTM) research effort is shaping the rules and capabilities of this coming low-altitude ecosystem.
Dec 21, 2016 - 2:56 PM
Registration is required for drones weighing 250 grams to 55 pounds.