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.

July 21, 2016, 4:06 PM

Facebook Reveals First Flight of Solar-Powered Aquila Drone

The social networking company is developing the high-flying aircraft to close gaps in global Internet coverage.

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Jul 13, 2016 - 7:15 AM
The Laser Air Speed Sensing Instrument (LASSI) is on display at Farnborough Airshow.
Jul 12, 2016 - 4:10 PM
Customer input leads to more seats and upgraded systems to accommodate them.
Dave Jackson, left, managing director of 328 Support Services, and Colin Mahoney, senior v-p, international and service solutions for Rockwell Collins.
Jul 12, 2016 - 3:55 PM
Upgraded version of Dornier 328 will have Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion flight deck; P&WC’s PW127 will power the turboprop variant
Jul 12, 2016 - 3:45 PM
Israel Aerospace Industries and avionics manufacturer Honeywell will jointly develop a “sense-and-avoid”.
Jul 12, 2016 - 2:05 PM
FIPS certification follows that of the Limited Ice Protection System (LIPS) in September last year.
Jul 12, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Kaman displays industrial versatility as K-Max re-enters production.
Jul 12, 2016 - 12:50 PM
Contracts announced here at Farnborough suggest OEMs such as Airbus are happy with Gardner Aerospace, which continues to expand.
airplane tails
Jul 12, 2016 - 12:45 PM
Qatar Airways will take up to a 10 percent stake in Latam Airlines Group.
Jul 12, 2016 - 11:45 AM
Ontic’s legacy engine support specialism has been given a boost with its acquisition to the rights to handle additional P&WC JT15D parts.
Jul 12, 2016 - 6:45 AM
Consultancy firm sees the commercial aviation industry slowing before growing–OEMs should plan to meet potential demand.