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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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.
Jul 6, 2016 - 9:00 AM
Toulouse-based research lab studies solutions to alarm deafness in today's cockpits
airplane seats
Jul 6, 2016 - 4:00 AM
Going conservative on the neo option for the A380, Airbus has cabin-revenue enhancements up its sleeve
Jul 6, 2016 - 2:00 AM
Connecticut-based manufacturing specialist secures $700 million in financing after expanding into Morocco and opening revamped facility in the UK.
airplane taking off
Jul 6, 2016 - 2:00 AM
CFM International’s Jean-Paul Ebanga says strong investment and careful preparation means it will fulfill its commitments with the Leap program.
Jul 5, 2016 - 9:56 AM
ValuJet 20 years later
Jul 5, 2016 - 4:00 AM
Barnbrook Systems CEO Andrew Barnett was tapped for the role ahead of the show in the group’s home turf.
machine
Jul 5, 2016 - 4:00 AM
UTC Aerospace Systems is now the largest company in its sector.
airplane
Jul 5, 2016 - 3:30 AM
The state currently has more than 500 aerospace companies and institutions employing more than 120,000 in the industry.
Jul 5, 2016 - 2:30 AM
The UK cargo-hook manufacturer’s Hawk 8000lb system was selected for inclusion on the Bell 525 Relentless.