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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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.
Dec 22, 2015 - 11:09 AM
The 2016 winners have trained thousands, been involved in marine and mouton rescue missions and developed instrument approaches.
Dec 22, 2015 - 10:51 AM
LightSquared has emerged from bankruptcy and is forging ahead on a test plan it says will protect GPS receivers from interference.
Dec 21, 2015 - 1:59 PM
Belgian company wants to become alternative player in the North Sea offshore oil-and-gas market.
Dec 21, 2015 - 8:23 AM
New requirements narrows scope of ACAS resolution advisory reports.
Toy R/C Helicopter
Dec 18, 2015 - 5:06 PM
The agency is attempting to stave off disaster by having owners of larger R/C aircraft and drones register them. The odds are stacked against it.
Dec 17, 2015 - 12:29 PM
An editor with AIN for 22 years, Padfield has written four aviation books and logged more than 9,000 hours.
Dec 17, 2015 - 12:23 PM
The FAA and CAAI began an “in-depth exchange” after a rocket from Gaza landed about a mile from Ben-Gurion Airport on July 22 last year.
Dec 16, 2015 - 11:20 AM
Shipments and surplus up so far this year, but so too are early signs of slowdown.