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 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.
DJI Phantom 3 quadcopter
Nov 17, 2015 - 8:48 PM
Verified users will be able to unlock the Geospatial Environment Online system as needed in some locations, DJI said.
Nov 17, 2015 - 1:45 PM
Program on schedule for year-end certification
Flight control and actuation, air management and landing gear for business jets are among the components Liebherr-Aerospace is showing at its booth.
Nov 14, 2015 - 10:55 AM
The German company is demonstrating a cooling pack, fight control components and a nose landing gear.