Aerospace 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.
Sep 29, 2022
The first tethered hover of the VTOL comes more than two years after the initial prototype was rolled out.
Sep 29, 2022
The news comes days after SkyDrive unveiled renderings of its two-seater SD-05 eVTOL aircraft.
Sep 28, 2022
JetBlue has invested in New York-based Air Company, which promises to produce a carbon-negative fuel made from captured CO2.
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
First flight of the all-electric commuter and cargo aircraft prototype is a major milestone on the road toward the fielding of a new generation of sustainable air vehicles.
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.  
Sep 26, 2022
Flights under the CORUS-XUAM project demonstrated collaborative interaction between aircraft in potential emergency situations.
Sep 21, 2022
Dawn Aerospace plans to start test flights of its rocket-powered spaceplane technology demonstrator before year-end.