_Technology http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/30731/more en Photos: Boeing 747-100 Assembly Line In 1969 http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/photos-boeing-747-100-assembly-line-1969 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The April 28, 1969, issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology carried a special photo report detailing the Boeing 747 assembly process.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/photos-boeing-747-100-assembly-line-1969" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/photos-boeing-747-100-assembly-line-1969#comments A Century of Aviation Week _Technology 1966 - 1975 _Wings Around The World Commercial Aviation Wed, 05 Sep 2018 12:06:00 +0000 1286601 at http://aviationweek.com Manufacturing Technology Leaps Benefit Aircraft Evolution http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/manufacturing-technology-leaps-benefit-aircraft-evolution <div class="node-body article-body">The history of aviation has largely been about improving performance, and a thread running through that narrative has been industry efforts to reduce the cost of its expensive products. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/manufacturing-technology-leaps-benefit-aircraft-evolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/manufacturing-technology-leaps-benefit-aircraft-evolution#comments Future of Aerospace _Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Defense 100 Years of Aviation Week AW.com Global Tue, 04 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1429091 at http://aviationweek.com Designs That Changed The Way Aircraft Are Built http://aviationweek.com/defense/designs-changed-way-aircraft-are-built <div class="node-body gallery-body">While aircraft design over the decades has narrowed in on a set of configurations that worked better than others, how aircraft are manufactured continues to evolve in a bid to lower cost as well as improve performance. Here are some of the landmark aircraft over those decades.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/designs-changed-way-aircraft-are-built" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/designs-changed-way-aircraft-are-built#comments Future of Aerospace Technology Milestones Galleries _Technology Commercial Aviation Defense Mon, 27 Aug 2018 08:11:00 +0000 1428111 at http://aviationweek.com A Brief History of Rotorcraft Development http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/brief-history-rotorcraft-development <div class="node-body gallery-body">Helicopters have proved extraordinarily versatile and valuable across a wide range of missions, but even after the first brief pioneering flights their successful development involved decades of trial and error. Aviation Week takes a visual journey through that history. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/brief-history-rotorcraft-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/brief-history-rotorcraft-development#comments A Century of Aviation Week Vertical Flight Technology Milestones Vertical Flight Galleries _Technology Vertical Flight Vertical Flight Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Wed, 22 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1469111 at http://aviationweek.com A Short History Of Making Flying Safer http://aviationweek.com/AirSafetyInnovations <div class="node-body gallery-body">The pioneer years of aviation included both successful and misguided efforts to make the number of safe landings approximate to the number of takeoffs. Here are some notable examples on both sides of that record.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/AirSafetyInnovations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/AirSafetyInnovations#comments A Century of Aviation Week Galleries _Technology Commercial Aviation Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1395671 at http://aviationweek.com Record Flight Showcases Zephyr Pseudosatellite Capabilities http://aviationweek.com/defense/record-flight-showcases-zephyr-pseudosatellite-capabilities <div class="node-body article-body">While records are nice, the flight’s main purpose was to demonstrate significant improvements that will give customers confidence about operational flying. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/record-flight-showcases-zephyr-pseudosatellite-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/record-flight-showcases-zephyr-pseudosatellite-capabilities#comments Future of Aerospace _Technology Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Unmanned Aircraft North America Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1837771 at http://aviationweek.com Why Pentagon And Silicon Valley Find Working Together Hard http://aviationweek.com/defense/why-pentagon-and-silicon-valley-find-working-together-hard <div class="node-body article-body">The Defense Department and the tech community have distinctly different approaches to problem solving, but both sides are working on mutual understanding. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/why-pentagon-and-silicon-valley-find-working-together-hard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/why-pentagon-and-silicon-valley-find-working-together-hard#comments Going Concerns _Technology Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AW.com Going Concerns Global Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:55:00 +0000 1805051 at http://aviationweek.com Beth Steel/Lockheed Martin The Week In Technology, May 7-11, 2018 http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-may-7-11-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">SureFly eVTOL flies; BAE backs solar HALE; Vahana back in flight; Airbus drone inspects runways; Intel beefs up drone; Insitu launches ScanEagle3; Textron unveils UAS testbed.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-may-7-11-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-may-7-11-2018#comments Future of Aerospace _Technology Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation Technology AWST Global Mon, 07 May 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1788521 at http://aviationweek.com Workhorse Group The Week In Technology, April 2-6, 2018 http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-april-2-6-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">Protecting against lightning; connecting IoT via space; supercapacitors for energy storage; Flexible ultrasonic sensor; drone concerns in New Zealand.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-april-2-6-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-april-2-6-2018#comments Future of Aerospace _Technology Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Defense Space Technology AWST Global Mon, 02 Apr 2018 08:05:00 +0000 1771451 at http://aviationweek.com Credit: MIT The Week in Technology, March 26-30, 2018 http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-march-26-30-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">IAI thinks about electric aircraft, fuel cells for endurance, Aeromobil’s fly/drive eVTOL, drones and robot earthmovers, and wave to the Amazon drone.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-march-26-30-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-march-26-30-2018#comments Future of Aerospace _Technology Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology AWST Global Mon, 26 Mar 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1769741 at http://aviationweek.com Eviation Aircraft