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.

World Energy Sustainable Fuel Plant in Paramount, California
Dec 26, 2022 - 9:00 AM
Following the establishment of a sustainable aviation fuel blender's tax credit under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, the IRS has issued guidance.
NASA's SOFIA flying telescope is pictured in flight.
Dec 21, 2022 - 7:12 PM
The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) will be immortalized at the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona.
Swiss International Air Lines workers applying the AeroSHARK skin to the fuselage of a Swiss Boeing 777-300ER.
Dec 21, 2022 - 4:36 PM
Lufthansa Technik and BASF have developed an aircraft surface skin that reduces friction and improves fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
MagniX displayed this electric propulsion unit at NBAA-BACE in October, about a month after the MagniX-powered Eviation Alice made its first flight. Photo: Mariano Rosales
Dec 5, 2022 - 1:00 AM
Electric motor developer MagniX has doubled down on its efforts to make aviation more sustainable by entering the hydrogen fuel cell market.
Nov 16, 2022 - 12:12 PM
A consortium of five technology companies: BASF, Thyssenkrupp, OMV, DLR, and ASG has been tasked with developing a methanol-to-SAF pathway.
Flasks of SAF in lab
Nov 15, 2022 - 12:48 PM
Based on projected demand and production increases Market Research Future sees the global aviation biofuel industry market reaching $60 billion by 2030.
Exterior of BAE Systems new facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Nov 1, 2022 - 12:38 PM
BAE Systems opened a new plant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa a month after opening facilities in Austin, Texas, Huntsville, Alabama, and Manchester, New Hampshire.
Honeywell's new cloud-based flight efficiency platform displayed on iPad, Macbooks
Oct 28, 2022 - 11:34 AM
Honeywell Aerospace has released a new and improved version of its Forge Flight Efficiency platform aimed at reducing user operating costs.
Alder Fuels female evaluating sustainable aviation fuel in beaker
Oct 19, 2022 - 4:57 PM
Engine maker Rolls-Royce will test Alder's 'Greencrude' fuel for 100 percent SAF applications.
EVO Fuels Booth, NBAA 2022
Oct 19, 2022 - 4:46 PM
EVO Fuels has invested in Zero Petroleum, which aims to produce net-zero-emission aviation fuels.