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.

May 17, 2019 - 11:10 AM
A summer-long drone airspace demonstration project is beginning in Finland and Estonia
May 15, 2019 - 4:53 PM
Company founder Sir Richard Branson announced plans to move Virgin Galactic’s headquarters and flight operations to Spaceport America this summer.
helicopter in flight
Apr 4, 2019 - 10:05 AM
Upgraded variant of Mi-26 features improved avionics, communications, and defensive systems.
Bell Nexus
Apr 3, 2019 - 10:35 AM
Japan's Sumitomo said it would partner with Bell on developing eVTOL and drone technology, markets.
biofuel researcher
Apr 1, 2019 - 11:10 AM
A recent study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory says that with tweaks to the production process, biofuels could be priced at a par with Jet A.
NASA Mars helicopter
Mar 29, 2019 - 1:10 PM
NASA helicopter scheduled to fly on Mars in 2021.
United Technologies’ Advanced Projects (UTAP)  hybrid electric demonstration aircraft
Mar 26, 2019 - 11:01 AM
UTAP's P804 hybrid electric demonstrator is expected to fly within three years.
On March 21 it was 20 years since Breitling Orbiter 3 landed.
Mar 22, 2019 - 2:41 PM
Piccard said historic achievement, peobably the last great aviation achievement of the 20th Century, seems like "only yesterday."
Mar 15, 2019 - 12:12 PM
Boeing may request ferry permits for 737 Maxs that are grounded.
Mar 12, 2019 - 2:18 PM
The ADS-B payloads in Iridium Next satellites will generate data that can help facilitate safety improvements.