Technology http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/30731/more en Industry, Regulators Edge Closer To Beyond Line Of Sight UAS http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/industry-regulators-edge-closer-beyond-line-sight-uas <div class="field-deck"> Barriers to longer missions that unlock the benefits of small unmanned aircraft are beginning to be dismantled </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Demonstration flights and limited operational approvals are building experience and confidence in flying drones safely beyond visual line of sight of the operator.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/industry-regulators-edge-closer-beyond-line-sight-uas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/industry-regulators-edge-closer-beyond-line-sight-uas#comments Aircraft Design Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology Unmanned Systems AWST North America Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1619331 at http://aviationweek.com Ligado Networks Uber Unveils 2020 Plans For Electric VTOL Air-Taxis Demos http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/uber-unveils-2020-plans-electric-vtol-air-taxis-demos <div class="field-deck"> Uber’s urban air transport vision advances </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ride-hailing giant Uber held a summit on its Elevate concept for urban air mobility, drawing 500+ people, including manufacturers, regulators and investors.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/uber-unveils-2020-plans-electric-vtol-air-taxis-demos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/uber-unveils-2020-plans-electric-vtol-air-taxis-demos#comments Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Commercial Aviation AWST Global Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1620291 at http://aviationweek.com Aurora Flight Sciences Stratification Being Seen in Evolving CounterDrone Market http://aviationweek.com/technology/stratification-being-seen-evolving-counterdrone-market <div class="field-deck"> Rapidly growing counterdrone market offers choices to satisfy customer demands </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Customers needed to counter the threat from small unmanned aircraft face a bewildering array of choices, but bands of capability are beginning to emerge as threats and countermeasures become more clearly understood.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/stratification-being-seen-evolving-counterdrone-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/stratification-being-seen-evolving-counterdrone-market#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Technology Unmanned Systems AWST North America Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:55:00 +0000 1620271 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Army Meet The World’s Most Advanced Telecom Satellite http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/meet-world-s-most-advanced-telecom-satellite <div class="field-deck"> Exponential advances in bandwidth fuel satellite challenges to terrestrial broadband services </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How technical advances are enabling space-based challengers to take on terrestrial internet services. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/meet-world-s-most-advanced-telecom-satellite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/meet-world-s-most-advanced-telecom-satellite#comments Commercializing Space Connected Aerospace Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Technology AW.com Satellite Communications Global Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:00:00 +0000 1618541 at http://aviationweek.com ViaSat ViaSat Leaps In Satellite Capability http://aviationweek.com/technology/viasat-leaps-satellite-capability <div class="field-deck"> How ViaSat pushes the envelope on satellite design </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How ViaSat is pushing the boundaries of satellite connectivity. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/viasat-leaps-satellite-capability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/viasat-leaps-satellite-capability#comments Advances in Manufacturing Connected Aerospace Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Technology Satellite Communications AWST Global Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:20:00 +0000 1618561 at http://aviationweek.com Virgin America Uber Plans 2020 VTOL Air Taxi Launch In Dallas And Dubai http://aviationweek.com/technology/uber-plans-2020-vtol-air-taxi-launch-dallas-and-dubai <div class="node-body article-body">Ride-hailing giant Uber planes to launch in-demand electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing air-taxi service in Dallas and Dubai in 2020, and has selected partners for development of the technology and infrastructure.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/uber-plans-2020-vtol-air-taxi-launch-dallas-and-dubai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/uber-plans-2020-vtol-air-taxi-launch-dallas-and-dubai#comments Commercial Aviation Technology AW.com Commercial Aviation Top Stories Technology Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:57:00 +0000 1618611 at http://aviationweek.com Aurora Flight Sciences Dutch Company Sees Renewable Energy Future In Tethered UAVs http://aviationweek.com/technology/dutch-company-sees-renewable-energy-future-tethered-uavs <div class="node-body article-body">Holland’s Ampyx Power is preparing to demonstrate a UAV-based wind-energy system to Germany’s E.ON. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/dutch-company-sees-renewable-energy-future-tethered-uavs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/dutch-company-sees-renewable-energy-future-tethered-uavs#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Technology Technology AWST Europe Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1617951 at http://aviationweek.com Ampyx Power Concept The Week In Technology, April 24-28, 2017 http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-april-24-28-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Lillium flies electric VTOL; Urban talks flying car; Borschberg backs electric propulsion; SingPost joins drone delivery demo; flying cars get cautious nod from public.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-april-24-28-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/week-technology-april-24-28-2017#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Technology Technology AWST Global Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:03:00 +0000 1617051 at http://aviationweek.com Lillium GE’s Quebec Plant Leading Automation Charge In Aerospace http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/ge-s-quebec-plant-leading-automation-charge-aerospace <div class="node-body article-body">Automation has helped GE Aviation’s compressor-blade manufacturing plant in Quebec to grow from producing parts for five CFM engines a year to five a day.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/ge-s-quebec-plant-leading-automation-charge-aerospace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/ge-s-quebec-plant-leading-automation-charge-aerospace#comments Leading Edge Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology AW.com Leading Edge Global Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1617041 at http://aviationweek.com GE Aviation Boeing 787-10 Sets Up Rapid Test Pace http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/boeing-787-10-sets-rapid-test-pace <div class="node-body article-body">Testing on Boeing 787-10, the longest and final stretch derivative of is twinjet family, is a bit ahead of schedule, as the program enters the first phase of stability-and-control evaluation.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/boeing-787-10-sets-rapid-test-pace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/boeing-787-10-sets-rapid-test-pace#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Commercial Aviation Technology Commercial Aviation AWST Global Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:25:00 +0000 1616461 at http://aviationweek.com Jens Flottau/AW&ST