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North Korea Missile Launches Threatening Airliners

Failures upon re-entry into atmosphere create wide fields of debris in well-traveled airways

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Sep 30, 2011 - 10:45 PM
Politicians like to use the term “dead on arrival” to refer to unpalatable bills, and that’s how 116 bipartisan members of the House earlier this year desc
Sep 27, 2011 - 11:10 AM
Satellite communications provider Iridium is in discussions with other aerospace companies and air navigation service providers to equip its next generatio
Sep 27, 2011 - 8:43 AM
With a narrower pipe but greater reach for voice and data than its rival Inmarsat, the Iridium satellite network is becoming increasingly relevant for airc
A spike in accidents prompted calls this summer from Russian president Dmitry
Sep 26, 2011 - 7:44 AM
The crash of a chartered Yak-42 regional airliner on September 7 in Yaroslavl, Russia, that left 44 professional hockey players dead has prompted calls fro
No one doubts that China’s airliner fleet is set to increase rapidly in the n
Sep 26, 2011 - 7:27 AM
China’s airliner fleet is set to grow more than three-fold over the next two decades, rising from 1,506 in 2010 to 5,118 in 2030, according to the latest “
The latest global market forecast from Airbus sees demand for 27,800 new airl
Sep 26, 2011 - 7:25 AM
Airliner fleet replacement in mature markets, along with dynamic growth in emerging economies and strong continued business in established North American a
Some 500 employees of Boeing and its suppliers helped usher in a new era in a
Sep 26, 2011 - 6:55 AM
Boeing didn’t have to contrive any sense of jubilation today in rain-soaked Everett, Wash., as it delivered the first 787 Dreamliner to Japan’s All Ni
The flight deck displays of the Boeing KC-46A aerial refueling tanker are mod
Sep 26, 2011 - 4:50 AM
Rockwell Collins has provided more details of the flight deck displays, mission systems backbone and other key systems that it is providing for the new <a
Sep 22, 2011 - 5:45 AM
Atlas Air has cancelled delivery of three “early build” Boeing 747-8 Freighters, lowering the total number of the airplanes covered under its firm order to