Aerospace Emerging Technologies

Aug 03, 2021
The Army’s No. 1 aviation modernization priority is getting a reality check.
Jul 29, 2021
Aircraft propulsion concepts, radio-frequency sensors, mesh networks and autonomous control systems are driving a reimagining of roles.
Jul 29, 2021
How to ease engine shortage?; NDIA creates think tank; missile defense laser development; and Lockheed takes $225 million charge.
Jul 26, 2021
Europe is making the introduction of sustainable aviation fuels at airports a big part of its strategy to fight climate change.
Jul 26, 2021
Electrifying caravans; Hybrid Dash 8 demo; Unmanned SAR; Fractional VoltAero owners; Evaluating electric aircraft; Battery-powered R44.
Aug 03, 2021
Few ideas in aerospace have been tried and have failed as often as high-speed vertical-takeoff-and-landing but, undeterred by the scores of past dead ends, the U.S. military is trying again.
Aug 03, 2021
Global logistics operator DHL Express has launched a cargo variant of Eviation’s Alice electric regional aircraft as part of pioneering plans to establish a sustainable electric express freight network from 2024 onwards.
Aug 03, 2021
Under development for four years, Advanced Aircraft Company's multi-rotor HAMR can fly for up to 3.5 hr. or carry a maximum sensor payload of 6 lb. in its dual cargo bay
Aug 02, 2021
Delivery drone developer Volansi has completed the first autonomous unmanned air system (UAS) maritime cargo delivery between two moving U.S. government ships.
Aug 02, 2021
A Yak-40LL testbed modified with a nose-mounted propeller driven by a 500 kW low-loss superconducting electric motor has been demonstrated in flight for the first time.
Aug 02, 2021
Brazilian airline Azul has signed a MOU for the acquisition of 220 Lilium Jets; the companies plan to partner on a regional high-speed transportation system in Brazil.
Jul 27, 2021
The California-based electric air taxi developer has marked a key flight test milestone by flying a full-size S4 prototype to its design range of more than 150 mi. on a single charge.
Jul 27, 2021
Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) projects ranging from the capture of atmospheric carbon dioxide to processing of sewage have been shortlisted for funding under a UK government contest designed to promote alternative fuel production technologies at commercial scale.