Aerospace Emerging Technologies

Apr 23, 2021
“This is the first powered flight on another planet. Let that blow your mind for a minute.”
Apr 23, 2021
The short flight-test effort aims to prove rotorcraft and other aircraft types could play a key role in future planetary exploration.
Apr 23, 2021
Up to five test runs of the rotorcraft are planned by May 4.
Apr 22, 2021
General warns of Chinese space prototype; U.S. Army wants FVL upgrades; Singapore’s new operational tanker; and T-7 aft fuselage arrives.
Apr 21, 2021
While Ariane 6 is overcoming the last technical hurdles, reusability demonstration programs are making progress.
Apr 22, 2021
Bye Aerospace has launched development of the eFlyer 800, an eight-seat, all-electric competitor to Textron Aviation’s Beechcraft King Air 260 turboprop.
Apr 22, 2021
The airline group said it would achieve this by purchasing one million tons of sustainable jet fuel per year, which will allow it to cut its annual emissions by two million tons by 2030.
Apr 21, 2021
An alliance has been launched with the goal of accelerating investment in sustainable aviation fuels by creating a certificate system that provides a standardized approach to verifying and tracking the emissions reductions from the low-carbon fuels.
Apr 21, 2021
Europe and Japan have launched a joint research program to advance the direct conversion of CO2 to sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Apr 20, 2021
Electric aircraft propulsion will lead to the creation of electric low-cost carriers—eLCCs—flying sub-regional routes that are not economically viable for hydrocarbon-powered aircraft, proposes a report released by UK trade association ADS Group.
Apr 20, 2021
A Russian research agency is preparing to begin the first flight tests of a superconducting electric motor powering an aircraft.
Apr 20, 2021
Swiss startup H55, a spinoff from the Solar Impulse round-the-world aircraft project, has joined MagniX and Harbour Air to certify an electric-powered version of the de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver.
Apr 20, 2021
Another startup has emerged to join the growing number of companies targeting the unmanned air logistics market.