Aviation Week & Space Technology

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Recent appointments, promotions and honors in the aviation and aerospace industry.
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Readers write about aircraft production standards, nuclear bomb coverage, AI, private jets, future airliners and radar warning receivers.
Aviation Week & Space Technology

By Tony Osborne
Offshore helicopter industry leaders tell Aviation Week about the challenges they face as growth returns after a prolonged downturn.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Sean Broderick
Ten years after MH370 and 15 years from AF447, industry is closing safety gaps spotlighted by those two accidents.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

A roundup of upcoming conferences and exhibitions.
Aviation Week & Space Technology

By Steve Trimble
Collaboration defines the operational role of a new class of autonomous combat systems as well a new model for foreign industry partners.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Irene Klotz
Fully funded and hardware-rich, Blue Origin readies for orbital operations.
Commercial Space

By Jens Flottau, Guy Norris, Chen Chuanren, Christine Boynton, Joe Anselmo
Comac presented the C919 at an international air show for the first time. It is likely the first step in a long journey to commercial success abroad.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Despite losing the energy market, Airbus has sold about 100 H225s in five years and aims to repeat that before the turn of the decade.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine
New command, Pentagon offices will be tasked with solely looking at future acquisition.
Budget, Policy & Operations

Mike Hirschberg
Requiring manufacturers to pay a third of the cost and then suddenly canceling a program results in hundreds of millions of dollars in lost funding.
Supply Chain

By Joe Anselmo, Christine Boynton, Chen Chuanren, Jens Flottau, Guy Norris
Listen in as editors at Singapore Airshow discuss Comac's starring role, the C919's prospects in today's market and what this could mean for the Airbus-Boeing duopoly.
Singapore Airshow

By Irene Klotz
“We can go dramatically faster,” says new Blue Origin CEO Dave Limp.
Commercial Space

By Graham Warwick
Multicopter lift-offset eVTOL; Emergency lubrication; Oceanic uncrewed aircraft; USAF tests uncrewed cargo.
Emerging Technologies

By Graham Warwick
After speed, autonomy and intelligence, Sikorsky Innovations shifts its focus to new technology challenges.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Thierry Dubois
As the Airbus CEO is adamant that hydrogen propulsion is feasible, the Climate Impulse project might do some groundwork for the technology.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Irene Klotz
There is a long history of NASA brain power moving on to private industry.
Space

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Air cargo operators are closely watching other global macroeconomic factors for clues on how 2024 will pan out.
Airlines & Lessors

By Tony Osborne
Leonardo Helicopters is completing the final assembly of its Next-Generation Civil Tiltrotor Demonstrator ahead of an expected first flight in the coming weeks.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Brian Everstine
The service will select two companies to begin building CCAs, though with a cost-sharing agreement to bring along a third.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
The manufacturer is aiming for a first flight of the high-speed rotorcraft demonstrator in late March or early April.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Fast rotorcraft efforts might be accelerating across the industry, but keep watch on the light turbine helicopter market during 2024.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Byron Callan
Politics, historical context and the workings of the U.S. defense industrial complex are among the reasons.
Supply Chain

By Graham Warwick
Darwin will develop digital assistants to enable extended minimum-crew operations in cruise.
Emerging Technologies