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.

Faradair's Bio Electric Hybrid Aircraft
Jul 16, 2020 - 11:37 AM
UK startup Faradair is developing the BEHA aircraft with hybrid-electric propulsion, transitioning to all-electric once technology and regulations permit.
HyPoint hydrogen fuel cells
Jul 10, 2020 - 5:47 AM
HyPoint says it will have a 150 kW hydrogen fuel system ready to deliver for an eVTOL or electric fixed-wing aircraft by early 2022.
NASA/Lockheed Martin X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) demonstrator
Jul 6, 2020 - 3:52 PM
Assembly of the X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology demonstrator is underway at Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works factory in Palmdale, California.
Farnborough 2018
Jul 1, 2020 - 9:49 AM
FIA Connect will feature a busy program of webinars and conferences, as well as a Meet the Buyer event and online meetings for young people.
Jun 25, 2020 - 10:09 AM
Sameer Saveni from UK industry group ADS says UAM pioneers have reached an inflection point from which a smaller number of eVTOL contenders will emerge.
Honeywell Micro Vapor Cycle System
Jun 22, 2020 - 1:21 PM
Honeywell's new MicroVCS offers lower maintenance and reduced weight for electric aircraft air-conditioning needs.
Safran
Jun 9, 2020 - 5:13 AM
Government funding includes existing support for Air France, plus a further €8 billion for various aspects of the aerospace sector.
May 12, 2020 - 11:04 AM
The former LightSquared telecom network is accused of GPS interference again, but this time under a new company name, Ligado Networks.
S-64 Air Crane
May 8, 2020 - 2:44 PM
Helicopter specialist Erickson is developing software aimed at making wildland firefighting more effective and efficient.
Sikorsky VH-92A
May 8, 2020 - 12:20 PM
As many as 21 Sikorsky VH-92As are expected to serve as replacements to the presidential helicopter fleet.