Sustainability

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Mar 01, 2021
Biofuel producer Gevo has signed a MOU with Germany’s HCS Group to build a renewable hydrocarbon facility in Speyer, Germany, which will produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Feb 27, 2021
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines operated its first commercial flight using an admixture of 500 liters of sustainable synthetic kerosene.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Mar 04, 2021
In a sign of progress toward sustainability goals, the aviation industry has set out a plan to achieve carbon-neutral growth by 2050.
Mar 03, 2021
Images from the final leg of the rover’s 293-mi. journey and its first few days at Jezero Crater.
Mar 03, 2021
Suite of video cameras provides unprecedented view of what it is like to land on Mars.
Mar 03, 2021
Industry expects actions from U.S., Europe and other governments in 2021 to encourage production of low-carbon aviation fuels.
Mar 02, 2021
Short-seller attack on Chinese startup EHang highlights the risks to investors in a nascent market.

Connected Aerospace

Mar 01, 2021
Liquid-hydrogen prototype; lenticular rotors; GPS in GEO; emergency-response eVTOL; and flying car advances.
Feb 23, 2021
The UK Royal Navy is to use Saab’s remote air traffic control tower technology to manage a remote satellite airfield in Cornwall.
Feb 09, 2021
Confronted with a dramatic drop in traffic, European ANSPs see a chance to modernize and rethink air traffic management.
Nov 23, 2020
Air navigation service providers must maintain their networks and cannot easily furlough controllers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Nov 11, 2020
NASA is looking at ways to enable industry to collaborate in maturing technologies for the next narrowbody airliner.

Emerging Technologies

Mar 04, 2021
U.S. Army demos future UAS; Italy’s F-35s Embark; Military training merger; and a new Dash 8 agreement.
Mar 03, 2021
Images from the final leg of the rover’s 293-mi. journey and its first few days at Jezero Crater.
Mar 03, 2021
Industry expects actions from U.S., Europe and other governments in 2021 to encourage production of low-carbon aviation fuels.
Mar 02, 2021
Short-seller attack on Chinese startup EHang highlights the risks to investors in a nascent market.
Mar 01, 2021
Liquid-hydrogen prototype; lenticular rotors; GPS in GEO; emergency-response eVTOL; and flying car advances.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Mar 03, 2021
Industry expects actions from U.S., Europe and other governments in 2021 to encourage production of low-carbon aviation fuels.
Mar 02, 2021
Cutting jobs, closing factories, reducing purchase costs but protecting research and technology investment: Safran finds a new balance.
Mar 01, 2021
Growing e-commerce and shifting transportation modes are positive signs for air cargo.
Mar 01, 2021
Liquid-hydrogen prototype; lenticular rotors; GPS in GEO; emergency-response eVTOL; and flying car advances.
Feb 26, 2021
The former Boeing CEO and business partner Kirstin Bartok Touw discuss their new investment venture.

Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Mar 04, 2021
U.S. Army demos future UAS; Italy’s F-35s Embark; Military training merger; and a new Dash 8 agreement.
Mar 02, 2021
Short-seller attack on Chinese startup EHang highlights the risks to investors in a nascent market.
Mar 02, 2021
Reverse merger with blank-check investment vehicle will vault Joby to the top of the UAM valuation league.
Mar 01, 2021
Liquid-hydrogen prototype; lenticular rotors; GPS in GEO; emergency-response eVTOL; and flying car advances.
Feb 26, 2021
Digital manufacturing trend yields new experimental, air-launched UAS at Lockheed’s rapid prototyping house.

Commercial Space

Mar 04, 2021
Nine hours after a SpaceX team in Texas landed a full-scale Starship prototype for the first time, colleagues in Florida launched a Falcon 9 rocket with 60 more satellites for the company’s high-speed internet service system. 
Mar 04, 2021
SpaceX’s March 3 high-altitude test of a full-scale Starship prototype managed a soft landing—unlike two previous test vehicles—but then exploded 5 min. after touching down at the company’s facility in Boca Chica Beach, Texas.
Mar 03, 2021
Thales Alenia Space (TAS) and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed the expected contract for six satellites in the second generation of the EU’s Galileo navigation constellation, after the Court of Justice of the European Union lifted a suspension.
Mar 03, 2021
Listen in as Aviation Week editors talk with Jared Isaacman, the founder and CEO of Shift4Payments who has chartered a SpaceX crew Dragon orbital…
Mar 03, 2021
Suite of video cameras provides unprecedented view of what it is like to land on Mars.