Sustainability

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Sep 28, 2022
Leaders of Europe’s Clean Aviation research initiative believe the program is on track to see decreases in aircraft greenhouse gas emissions by 30% within the next decade.
Sep 27, 2022
IATA is continuing its push for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to endorse an aspirational goal of net zero emissions by 2050.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Oct 03, 2022
SAF from carbon dioxide; Climate research HAPS; Vertical flies VX4; Rheagal cargo eVTOL; and UAM flight trials.
Sep 30, 2022
Hopeful that practical obstacles will be overcome, European Commission official says UAM will be a reality in Europe in 3-5 years.
Sep 29, 2022
Eviation Alice’s first flight denotes a milestone for a new generation of purpose-designed electric aircraft.
Sep 28, 2022
Electra.aero conducted the first flight of its Dawn One solar-battery hybrid-electric research aircraft at its new development facility at Manassas Regional Airport in Virginia on Sept. 9.
Sep 27, 2022
Taylor Moreland, the owner of Agri Spray Drones, the largest U.S. distributor of agricultural drones, breaks down the benefits of his UAVs and explains why they are not a threat to crop dusters.  

Connected Aerospace

Sep 26, 2022
Flights under the CORUS-XUAM project demonstrated collaborative interaction between aircraft in potential emergency situations.
Aug 08, 2022
The FAA’s decision to push radio altimeter upgrades as wireless companies roll out new 5G networks has airlines on edge.
Aug 04, 2022
Airlines are angry about an FAA proposal to address the risk of interference from new 5G wireless towers in the U.S.
Jun 09, 2022
Mangata Networks, a satellite-based connectivity, plans to showcase its initial network in early 2023, potentially launch eight highly elliptical-orbit satellites that year and then inaugurate service in 2024 for the Northern Hemisphere.
Jun 08, 2022
Three different alternative navigation technologies have been flight tested in a regional jet and helicopter.

Emerging Technologies

Oct 03, 2022
Startup believes it can automate air taxis but will face FAA certification challenges.
Oct 03, 2022
A program aimed at identifying cost savings inadvertently led to a major performance improvement for the Lockheed Martin stealth fighter.
Oct 03, 2022
SAF from carbon dioxide; Climate research HAPS; Vertical flies VX4; Rheagal cargo eVTOL; and UAM flight trials.
Sep 30, 2022
Hopeful that practical obstacles will be overcome, European Commission official says UAM will be a reality in Europe in 3-5 years.
Sep 30, 2022
The U.S. military services are looking for a range of autonomous aircraft—from expensive high-end aircraft to less costly lower end systems. Aviation Week editors discuss what industry is offering, particularly for mid-range attritable systems, and some of the complications involved with cultivating the new technology.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Oct 04, 2022
A web of challenges is holding back aerospace and defense from exceeding expectations, especially labor and supply chain issues.
Oct 03, 2022
Startup believes it can automate air taxis but will face FAA certification challenges.
Oct 03, 2022
A program aimed at identifying cost savings inadvertently led to a major performance improvement for the Lockheed Martin stealth fighter.
Oct 03, 2022
SAF from carbon dioxide; Climate research HAPS; Vertical flies VX4; Rheagal cargo eVTOL; and UAM flight trials.
Sep 26, 2022
Companies across aerospace and defense are struggling with the higher cost of doing business.

Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Oct 03, 2022
 Amid cautions from the United Nations (U.N.) concerning higher interest rates and the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index experiencing its worst monthly drop since March 2020 in September, the month of October opened as better in general in terms of stock performance.
Oct 03, 2022
Startup believes it can automate air taxis but will face FAA certification challenges.
Oct 03, 2022
SAF from carbon dioxide; Climate research HAPS; Vertical flies VX4; Rheagal cargo eVTOL; and UAM flight trials.
Sep 30, 2022
Overair’s XP-1 uncrewed full-scale demonstrator for the Butterfly tiltrotor eVTOL air taxi is expected to fly by the end of 2023 or in early 2024.
Sep 30, 2022
Hopeful that practical obstacles will be overcome, European Commission official says UAM will be a reality in Europe in 3-5 years.

Commercial Space

Oct 03, 2022
U.S. space infrastructure specialist Redwire said it will buy Qinetiq Group’s Space NV business, a provider of integration, equipment and other backbone space systems in Europe, for about €32 million ($31.4 million).
Oct 03, 2022
The new facility will enable the integration of eight satellites onto Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne rocket.
Oct 03, 2022
The rocket upstart recently shelved its troubled small launch vehicle to focus on developing a larger launcher.
Oct 03, 2022
Firefly Aerospace has recovered from the unsuccessful 2021 debut launch of its Alpha small-satellite booster with a successful follow-on flight test.
Oct 03, 2022
Vulcan’s debut launch, targeted for late this year or early 2023, will send a privately owned lander, carrying payloads for NASA and other customers, to the surface of the Moon.