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 6, 2016, 12:03 PM

Ex-Sikorsky President Jeff Pino Killed in P-51 Crash

Pino owned the P-51 Mustang, “Big Beautiful Doll,” since early 2014, and that October made a successful gear-up landing in the airplane.

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Dec 3, 2015 - 3:10 PM
Testing of the core for the GE Aviation GE9X engine that will power the Boeing 777X will be followed by a full engine test starting in 2016.
Dec 3, 2015 - 10:50 AM
UK CAA points to cases where as much as 90 percent of an offshore installation has been covered by guano.
Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Dec 2, 2015 - 2:43 PM
The stretched version of the 787-9 will seat 300-to-330 passengers and fly up to 6,430 nautical miles.
Dec 1, 2015 - 11:50 AM
Organizations said safe pilot performance during an entire career should be the “common aim” of professional pilots, aeromedical examiners and authorities.
Nov 30, 2015 - 12:57 PM
The organization looks to avoid the air transport industry being labeled as an emissions mitigation program cash cow.
Amazon Prime Air delivery drone
Nov 30, 2015 - 12:16 PM
Two years after announcing its ambition to deliver small packages by drone, the on-line retailer has released a second possible aircraft design.
Nov 30, 2015 - 11:34 AM
New study from Aero Kinetics examines what could happen when a collision occurs between a toy drone and manned aircraft.
Nov 25, 2015 - 10:51 AM
Some 500 seat packs remain on backorder
SkyTracker monitor
Nov 23, 2015 - 2:00 PM
While one company has released a 'SkyTracker' system to protect airports from drones, MITRE Corporation will award cash for further solutions.
Nov 23, 2015 - 12:58 PM
Recommendations call for registry to apply to small UAS that weigh more than 250 grams and up to 55 pounds.