Sustainability

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Nov 02, 2021
At the 77th IATA AGM, IATA’s membership took a historic decision to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, which IATA director general and CEO Willie Walsh said can be achieved.
Oct 21, 2021
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Aircraft & Propulsion

Dec 03, 2021
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Dec 01, 2021
The Royal Danish Air Force is claiming to be the first air service to operate electric-powered aircraft.
Dec 01, 2021
Volocopter co-founder Thomas Senkel links two eVTOLs a decade apart.
Dec 01, 2021
As Etihad adopts Satavia’s tool to explore mitigation techniques, ways to prevent contrail formation appear achievable.
Nov 30, 2021
Heart picks Aernnova; DLR’s hybrid SynergIE; Smooth-flying Celera; Skydweller and Telefonica; Renault’s flying 4.

Connected Aerospace

Oct 13, 2021
Jet Edge International has signed an agreement with Gogo Business Aviation to launch Gogo’s 5G inflight connectivity service.
Sep 15, 2021
Recently public Spire Global, a nanosat operator for cloud-enabled data analytics, is buying sat-based S-AIS services startup ExactEarth.
Sep 14, 2021
Inmarsat, Boeing and Cobham trial end-to-end cockpit-to-ground internet protocol satellite communications for more efficient operation.
Sep 08, 2021
“The question isn’t if but who and at what price?” one industry expert says.
Sep 07, 2021
FlytX is being flown onboard a Guimbal Cabri piston-engine helicopter for the trials being undertaken in the South of France.

Emerging Technologies

Dec 01, 2021
The backstop agreement provides that an affiliate of AEI will buy up to 7.5 million shares of GigCapital stock at $10 apiece.
Dec 01, 2021
Aerospace and defense companies stepping up quantum computing investments, with two top-tier providers announcing separate investments.
Dec 01, 2021
Volocopter co-founder Thomas Senkel links two eVTOLs a decade apart.
Dec 01, 2021
As Etihad adopts Satavia’s tool to explore mitigation techniques, ways to prevent contrail formation appear achievable.
Nov 30, 2021
At the recent Dubai Airshow, the Toulouse-based aircraft manufacturer and Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced a long-awaited upgrade plan for the ATR 42/72 based on an extensively improved derivative of the PW127 engine family dubbed the XT.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Nov 24, 2021
Resolving the A400M’s issues is particularly important for the UK as it prepares to retire the C-130J Hercules.
Nov 24, 2021
Jetliner manufacturing is bedeviled by shortages of skilled labor and microchips as well as reduced parts-manufacturing capacity.
Nov 24, 2021
Airbus Defense and Space CEO Michael Schoellhorn discusses the company’s upcoming major European programs.
Nov 24, 2021
American and United airlines have bet on startups promising aviation fuels with low to negative carbon intensity.
Nov 19, 2021
Airbus and Boeing unveil new freighter product development moves as cargo market continues to surge.

Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Dec 02, 2021
The company has partnered with All Nippon Airways’ parent to build a drone delivery network to serve rural areas, trials are underway.
Dec 01, 2021
Gone is the Cessna Skyhawk-like configuration of the original concept, replaced with an unconventional tandem-wing design.
Dec 01, 2021
Volocopter co-founder Thomas Senkel links two eVTOLs a decade apart.
Nov 30, 2021
Heart picks Aernnova; DLR’s hybrid SynergIE; Smooth-flying Celera; Skydweller and Telefonica; Renault’s flying 4.
Nov 29, 2021
Archer Aviation Inc. has named Sergio Ferreira to lead the company’s fly-by-wire flight control system development. He joins Archer after nearly 10…

Commercial Space

Dec 02, 2021
The data will assist with understanding how spaceflight affects human physical and mental health.
Nov 30, 2021
NASA management disagrees with a conclusion reached by the agency’s inspector general (IG) in a report issued Nov. 30.
Nov 30, 2021
Airbus has already started using its latest-generation Pleiades Neo Earth-observation satellites.
Nov 25, 2021
“This latest round of funding will dramatically accelerate our ability to make on-orbit servicing routine by 2030,” Astroscale founder and CEO Nobu Okada said.
Nov 23, 2021
The eldest daughter of Alan Shepard, the first American to venture into space, will fly on the Blue Origin suborbital spacecraft named after her father, the company said on Nov. 23.