Sustainability

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Aug 31, 2021
Green is the new green in aerospace and defense, but how do companies compare when it comes to their own standards?
Aug 27, 2021
Aviation regulators should start planning around the danger that aircraft impose on flyers and nonflyers alike through climate change.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Oct 06, 2021
Russia’s Zircon missile; Japan tests F-35B on carrier; U.S. Air Force looks for next-gen protections; and F-35A drops B61 test bomb.
Oct 06, 2021
The U.S.-Spanish startup completed a series of closed-loop autonomous-control flight tests as it continues development of a long-endurance unmanned aircraft based on the Solar Impulse 2 (SI2) solar-powered round-the-world aircraft.
Oct 05, 2021
The laws of physics are the same everywhere, but the requests of aircraft users, as well as the competences and traditions of aircraft manufacturers,…
Oct 04, 2021
NASA electric demos; Otter satellite servicer; Zero-emissions airports; Robotic maintainer; Textron’s eVTOL?
Oct 04, 2021
As flight tests continue, Boeing is focused on ensuring a problem-free production ramp-up for the 777-9 from 2023 onward.

Connected Aerospace

Mar 01, 2021
Liquid-hydrogen prototype; lenticular rotors; GPS in GEO; emergency-response eVTOL; and flying car advances.
Feb 23, 2021
The UK Royal Navy is to use Saab’s remote air traffic control tower technology to manage a remote satellite airfield in Cornwall.
Feb 09, 2021
Confronted with a dramatic drop in traffic, European ANSPs see a chance to modernize and rethink air traffic management.
Nov 23, 2020
Air navigation service providers must maintain their networks and cannot easily furlough controllers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Nov 11, 2020
NASA is looking at ways to enable industry to collaborate in maturing technologies for the next narrowbody airliner.

Emerging Technologies

Oct 08, 2021
Europe will start requiring SAF in 2025, gradually ramping up the required percentage. U.S. considers SAF tax credits.
Oct 06, 2021
Russia’s Zircon missile; Japan tests F-35B on carrier; U.S. Air Force looks for next-gen protections; and F-35A drops B61 test bomb.
Oct 05, 2021
Underlining that advanced air mobility has become a driver for new technologies in aviation, Honeywell has introduced Anthem, its fifth generation of integrated flight deck, with electric air taxi developers Lilium and Vertical Aerospace as launch customers.
Oct 05, 2021
Honeywell introduces its fifth generation of integrated flight deck with advanced air mobility as the launch market.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Sep 29, 2021
New data and trends indicate private-sector U.S. A&D employment topped out on the eve of pandemic and MAX crises.
Sep 28, 2021
Aerospace and defense electronics specialist Mercury Systems, which is rejiggering its operations after a string of bolt-on acquisitions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Avalex Technologies.
Sep 28, 2021
The airline wants to have a zero-emissions replacement option for its Q300s and is studying the potential of hydrogen power with Airbus.
Sep 24, 2021
Singapore’s UAS teaming test; Boeing to make Loyal Wingman down under; U.S. titanium imports down; and Raytheon expands AESA radar sales.
Sep 24, 2021
We need a vast, collective effort to develop and mature capabilities and technologies that will dramatically accelerate our progress.

Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Oct 11, 2021
Bristow has inked agreements with three AAM developers, and more arrangements are in the pipeline, says CEO Chris Bradshaw.
Oct 08, 2021
The service has taken the lead on defeating small drones, looking at near-term acquisition and long-term development.
Oct 06, 2021
The U.S.-Spanish startup completed a series of closed-loop autonomous-control flight tests as it continues development of a long-endurance unmanned aircraft based on the Solar Impulse 2 (SI2) solar-powered round-the-world aircraft.
Oct 06, 2021
IARPA's Resilience program aims to develop power sources to extend the function of vertical-takeoff unmanned aircraft by providing a burst of power for vertical landing at the end of a long flight.
Oct 05, 2021
Honeywell introduces its fifth generation of integrated flight deck with advanced air mobility as the launch market.

Commercial Space

Oct 11, 2021
OneWeb and the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) have signed a letter of intent to fly OneWeb broadband satellites aboard Indian’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and the heavier-lift Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle from India beginning next year.
Oct 11, 2021
Power to fuel; Electric fans; Satcom for autonomy; Advancing fuel cells; and Solar-powered autonomy.
Oct 08, 2021
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Oct 07, 2021
CAES, the former Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions now under private equity, has announced construction of its new additive manufacturing (AM) operations in Exeter, New Hampshire, for the 3D-printed radio frequency (RF) products partnership that the U.S. company unveiled earlier this year with SWISSto12.
Oct 07, 2021
Muon’s small satellites will focus on dense, scientific-grade measurements of the atmosphere, ocean, and land processes.