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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engines
Jul 9, 2016 - 12:01 AM
The Trent 7000 powerplant for the Airbus A330 Neo represents “a pretty active program,” says Rolls-Royce customer marketing head Peter Johnston.
Jul 8, 2016 - 12:52 PM
There is nowhere you can find the curious and circuitous story about the civil use of unmanned aircraft, except in this new non-fiction book.
Jul 8, 2016 - 4:00 AM
The company is now approved to manufacture landing gear for Chinese aircraft programs.
model
Jul 8, 2016 - 2:00 AM
UMS Skeldar stake has helped Saab keep a stake in unmanned systems while focusing on Gripen export customers.
Farnborough International Airshow
Jul 7, 2016 - 1:03 PM
The biennial Farnborough Air Show will take place in mid-July, with the F-35 expected (yet again) to make its debut.
UAV
Jul 7, 2016 - 6:00 AM
New details of how the all-British UCAV was demonstrated have been revealed.
Jul 7, 2016 - 3:30 AM
Aerospace companies looking to invest in the state will receive a warm welcome and help finding quality talent.
UAV
Jul 7, 2016 - 2:00 AM
Flight tests involving the General Atomics-built Ikhana Predator B are supporting the development of minimum operational performance standards
The Bombardier CL-415 in action
Jul 7, 2016 - 1:45 AM
Known for restarting the Twin Otter production line, Viking Air will provide support for the approximately 170 CL-415 and CL-215 firebombers in service.
man doing electrical testing
Jul 7, 2016 - 1:30 AM
The Triumph Group has been reorganized with 47 disparate subsidiaries scaled back to just 22.