Aircraft Design http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/39691/more en New Midsize Airplane Will Define Boeing's Technology Roadmap http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/new-midsize-airplane-will-define-boeings-technology-roadmap <div class="field-deck"> The New Midsize Airplane represents a major turning point for Boeing </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing’s task is to develop an A300/310 done right, a technologically up-to-date yet affordable 757/767 hybrid. Easily done? Absolutely not. Impossible? Absolutely not.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/new-midsize-airplane-will-define-boeings-technology-roadmap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/new-midsize-airplane-will-define-boeings-technology-roadmap#comments Airline Intel Aircraft Design New Civil Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Airline Intel AW.com Global Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1596691 at http://aviationweek.com joepriesaviation.net Thales Training Device Adapts To Pilot’s Physiological State http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/thales-training-device-adapts-pilot-s-physiological-state <div class="node-body article-body">New technologies from Thales use physiological data from pilot research to develop systems that help reduce human factors errors in the cockpit.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/thales-training-device-adapts-pilot-s-physiological-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/thales-training-device-adapts-pilot-s-physiological-state#comments Aircraft Design Aviation Week & Space Technology Technology AWST Europe Wed, 08 Mar 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1592111 at http://aviationweek.com Thales Timeline: U.S Hypersonics Starts And Stops Since 1947 http://aviationweek.com/timeline-us-hypersonics-starts-and-stops-1947 <div class="node-body page-body">The U.S. missed several opportunities over almost 70 years to expand hypersonics into research and development of operational systems. </div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/timeline-us-hypersonics-starts-and-stops-1947" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Design Defense Space Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:48:08 +0000 1582831 at http://aviationweek.com Cutting Helicopter Fuel Consumption With Hybrid Power http://aviationweek.com/technology/cutting-helicopter-fuel-consumption-hybrid-power <div class="field-deck"> Turbine-electric power could reduce engine size and fuel burn in helicopters, says Safran </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Helicopter engine manufacturer Safran studies hybrid power systems as a way to reduce turbine engine size and fuel burn. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/cutting-helicopter-fuel-consumption-hybrid-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/cutting-helicopter-fuel-consumption-hybrid-power#comments Aircraft Design Propulsion Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Technology AW.com Rotorcraft Europe Thu, 09 Feb 2017 09:15:00 +0000 1579341 at http://aviationweek.com Safran Nine-Passenger Hybrid Turboprop May Be On The Way http://aviationweek.com/technology/nine-passenger-hybrid-turboprop-may-be-way <div class="field-deck"> A Florida aviation college is leading the fusion of fossil-fuel engines with electric propulsion </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and industry are crafting a nine-passenger business aircraft that will merge the best attributes of electric and fossil fuels. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/nine-passenger-hybrid-turboprop-may-be-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/nine-passenger-hybrid-turboprop-may-be-way#comments Aircraft Design Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Technology AW.com Technology North America Thu, 02 Feb 2017 09:10:00 +0000 1575991 at http://aviationweek.com Textron Aviation Computational Fluid Dynamics Proving Key To Supersonic Hopefuls http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/computational-fluid-dynamics-proving-key-supersonic-hopefuls <div class="node-body article-body">Wind-tunnel tests verify CFD predictions and clear Boom Technology to build subscale prototype.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/computational-fluid-dynamics-proving-key-supersonic-hopefuls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/computational-fluid-dynamics-proving-key-supersonic-hopefuls#comments Aircraft Design Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology Technology AWST North America Tue, 31 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1572621 at http://aviationweek.com Boom Technology Deciding Rules Of The Road For Urban UAS http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/deciding-rules-road-urban-uas <div class="field-deck"> Researchers explore options for controlling large-scale UAS traffic flow in cities </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Extend today’s highway code to the skies or allow vehicles freedom to self-regulate? These are among options for urban unmanned-aircraft traffic control being explored by researchers.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/deciding-rules-road-urban-uas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/deciding-rules-road-urban-uas#comments Aircraft Design Leading Edge Aviation Week & Space Technology Technology Leading Edge AWST Global Thu, 26 Jan 2017 19:40:00 +0000 1571151 at http://aviationweek.com Subsonic X-plane Concepts Undergo NASA Midterm Reviews http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/subsonic-x-plane-concepts-undergo-nasa-midterm-reviews <div class="field-deck"> Design reviews pave way for X-plane definition as NASA targets smarter acquisition plans </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NASA vows to become a “smart buyer” to offset budget threat to X-plane plans as it plans larger, piloted flight demonstrators.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/subsonic-x-plane-concepts-undergo-nasa-midterm-reviews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/subsonic-x-plane-concepts-undergo-nasa-midterm-reviews#comments Aircraft Design Technology Technology AWST North America Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1568711 at http://aviationweek.com Dzyne Concept U-tail Business Jet Shows Noise Benefits In Clean Sky Tests http://aviationweek.com/technology/u-tail-business-jet-shows-noise-benefits-clean-sky-tests <div class="node-body article-body">Clean Sky is wrapping up wind-tunnel and full-scale ground tests of a noise-shielding U-tail configuration for future business jets.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/u-tail-business-jet-shows-noise-benefits-clean-sky-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/u-tail-business-jet-shows-noise-benefits-clean-sky-tests#comments Aircraft Design Business Aviation Technology AW.com Technology Europe Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1547341 at http://aviationweek.com CleanSky NASA: Anomalies Drive UAS Traffic Management http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/nasa-anomalies-drive-uas-traffic-management <div class="field-deck"> NASA and industry tackle next phase of drone flight </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NASA is looking for a few good anomalies to help researchers develop an unmanned aircraft traffic management system that will work any time and all the time. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/nasa-anomalies-drive-uas-traffic-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aircraft-design/nasa-anomalies-drive-uas-traffic-management#comments Aircraft Design Technology Technology AWST North America Fri, 18 Nov 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1543641 at http://aviationweek.com Amazon Prime Air