From autonomous cargo delivery to the beginnings of legal commercial unmanned-aircraft operations in U.S. airspace and rising concerns about safety, here are some highlights from an eventful 2014 in the unmanned systems market.
From engine troubles that kept key commercial and military aircraft test programs on the ground to the production debut of a new U.S. turbofan maker, here are some key events in the propulsion industry in 2014.
Two major events of 2014 will continue to shape conflict in the Middle East and Africa in the coming year: the eruption of the Islamic State’s army in Syria and Iraq, and Israel’s attempt, in Operation Protective Edge, to eliminate the threat of rocket fire and tunnel attacks from Hamas in Gaza.
Aviation Week & Space Technology’s Aerospace & Defense 2015 issue presents delivery forecasts for a range of industry sectors, from combat and unmanned aircraft to commercial and military transports. Those charts are presented here.