From additive manufacturing to unmanned rotorcraft and X-planes, Technology Managing Editor Graham Warwick puts a spotlight on the latest advances in aerospace/aircraft technologies and innovation in the Leading Edge column - and then weighs in with his own views.
The Vahana autonomous air taxi, the vertical-takeoff CityAirbus and the Pop.Up modular ground/air concept vehicle are all visible evidence of Airbus’s intensifying studies of urban air transportation....More
Autonomous systems, terahertz communications, cognitive computing, digitized fabrication—these are the technologies identified as potentially disruptive for aerospace by a panel of experts at AIAA’s SciTech conference....More
Airport managers increasingly face operational challenges from steady passenger growth, terminal congestion, rising costs, and difficulty in funding infrastructure. These factors are a simple recipe for deficient facilities, poor service, and unhappy passengers....More
Aviation and cybersecurity go hand in hand. Computer systems are the driving force behind the aviation industry, and ensuring the right security measures are in place is paramount to operational wellbeing....More