Commercial Aviation http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7357/more en The Week in Technology, Feb. 8-12, 2016 http://aviationweek.com/defense/week-technology-feb-8-12-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">U.K. buys stratospheric UAVs; MIT’s Hyperloop pod design wins; Airlander taking shape for flight; microwave-powered spaceplane abandoned; insurers assess damage using UAVs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/week-technology-feb-8-12-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/week-technology-feb-8-12-2016#comments Commercial Aviation Defense Technology Aerospace Technology AWST-Commercial06 AWST-Defense06 AWST Global Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1404911 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Defense and Space NASA ‘Surprised’ By Hybrid Power Study Results http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/nasa-surprised-hybrid-power-study-results <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers find significant fuel savings in “minimal” turbo-electric concept, thanks to benefits of a boundary-layer ingesting,electrically driven propulsor and resulting weight savings from downsizing conventional turbofan engines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/nasa-surprised-hybrid-power-study-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/nasa-surprised-hybrid-power-study-results#comments Commercial Aviation Technology Technology AWST North America Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1405021 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Europe To Decide On Radical Airliner Demo In 2019 http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/europe-decide-radical-airliner-demo-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers led by Airbus regard distributed hybrid-electric propulsion as one promising option for a post-2035 commercial aircraft. Europe may fly a scaled demonstrator of this, or an alternative configuration, in 2022.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/europe-decide-radical-airliner-demo-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/europe-decide-radical-airliner-demo-2019#comments Commercial Aviation Technology Technology AWST Europe Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1405031 at http://aviationweek.com Bauhaus Luftfahrt U.S. Anticipates Increased Haneda Airport Access http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/us-anticipates-increased-haneda-airport-access <div class="node-body article-body">During upcoming talks, Japan may offer U.S. airlines more access to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, a situation Delta Air Lines is not applauding.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/us-anticipates-increased-haneda-airport-access" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/us-anticipates-increased-haneda-airport-access#comments Commercial Aviation AWST-Commercial06 Commercial Aviation Asia Pacific AWST North America Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1404531 at http://aviationweek.com Manakin/iStock 737 MAX Flight Test Program Picks Up Pace http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/737-max-flight-test-program-picks-pace <div class="field-deck"> Boeing targets earlier MAX deliveries in 2017 as 737-8 flight tests begin at high tempo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Planned with an abundance of caution after the many missteps of the 787-8 and 747-8 programs, Boeing’s 737 MAX schedule currently calls for first deliveries in the third quarter of 2017, but that could change. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/737-max-flight-test-program-picks-pace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/737-max-flight-test-program-picks-pace#comments Commercial Aviation AWST-Commercial06 Commercial Aviation AWST North America Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1404541 at http://aviationweek.com ATC Overhaul Bill Advances | Defense Advice for Obama’s Successor http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/atc-overhaul-bill-advances-defense-advice-obama-s-successor <div class="node-body article-body">Bill to overhaul the FAA wins Natca endorsement; Defense experts outline the next president’s national security choices; and NASA official urges space companies to respond faster to consumer demands. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/atc-overhaul-bill-advances-defense-advice-obama-s-successor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/atc-overhaul-bill-advances-defense-advice-obama-s-successor#comments Washington Outlook Commercial Aviation Defense AWST-Commercial06 AWST-Defense06 Washington Outlook AWST North America Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1404641 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing’s 2016 Delivery Deficit Explained http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/boeing-s-2016-delivery-deficit-explained <div class="node-body article-body">After an initial communications misstep that resulted in market jitters, Boeing offers an explanation for the dip in 2016 deliveries, to be followed by a big 2017 upswing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/boeing-s-2016-delivery-deficit-explained" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/boeing-s-2016-delivery-deficit-explained#comments Commercial Aviation AW.com AWST-Commercial06 AWST-Defense06 Commercial Aviation North America Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1404331 at http://aviationweek.com Guy Norris/AW&ST Drones Earn Slot In Accident Investigators’ Toolkit http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/drones-earn-slot-accident-investigators-toolkit <div class="node-body article-body">From rapid surveys of wreckage in remote locations to high-fidelity forensic reconstruction, drones are quickly becoming an essential tool for accident investigators who can use them. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/drones-earn-slot-accident-investigators-toolkit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/drones-earn-slot-accident-investigators-toolkit#comments Commercial Aviation Technology AWST-Commercial06 Safety AWST Global Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1404441 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: Enormous Challenges For Autonomous Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-enormous-challenges-autonomous-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">Robotic systems must operate using the same actions we would expect from the judgment and, ultimately, the ethics of a pilot.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-enormous-challenges-autonomous-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-enormous-challenges-autonomous-aircraft#comments Editorial Commercial Aviation Defense AW.com AWST-Commercial06 AWST-Defense06 Viewpoint North America Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1404521 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Navy How Delta Air Lines' Richard Anderson Changed Aviation Industry http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/how-delta-air-lines-richard-anderson-changed-aviation-industry <div class="field-deck"> Anderson's Innovative Legacy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here are some major milestones in Delta’s history since Richard Anderson stepped into the top role.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/how-delta-air-lines-richard-anderson-changed-aviation-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/how-delta-air-lines-richard-anderson-changed-aviation-industry#comments Commercial Aviation AW.com North America photograph Commercial Aviation Top Stories Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:51:00 +0000 1404561 at http://aviationweek.com