Sustainability

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Jun 29, 2021
A European research project has demonstrated the potential to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from a wide range of organic wastes including sewage sludge and manure. 
Jun 24, 2021
As Airbus evaluates liquid hydrogen as a possible route to zero-emission commercial aviation by the mid-2030s, it has begun a research program to explore the potential of cryogenically cooled electric propulsion for large civil aircraft.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Oct 07, 2021
Gulfstream Aerospace debuts the G400 and G800, in stealthy development for years. Here’s how they fit into the OEM’s portfolio.
Oct 06, 2021
Russia’s Zircon missile; Japan tests F-35B on carrier; U.S. Air Force looks for next-gen protections; and F-35A drops B61 test bomb.
Oct 06, 2021
The U.S.-Spanish startup completed a series of closed-loop autonomous-control flight tests as it continues development of a long-endurance unmanned aircraft based on the Solar Impulse 2 (SI2) solar-powered round-the-world aircraft.
Oct 05, 2021
The laws of physics are the same everywhere, but the requests of aircraft users, as well as the competences and traditions of aircraft manufacturers,…

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

Oct 11, 2021
Bristow has inked agreements with three AAM developers, and more arrangements are in the pipeline, says CEO Chris Bradshaw.
Oct 08, 2021
Transportation to the launch site, like everything with Webb, is complicated.
Oct 08, 2021
Europe will start requiring SAF in 2025, gradually ramping up the required percentage. U.S. considers SAF tax credits.
Oct 06, 2021
Russia’s Zircon missile; Japan tests F-35B on carrier; U.S. Air Force looks for next-gen protections; and F-35A drops B61 test bomb.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Sep 30, 2021
DARPA’s HAWC demonstration program scores first successful scramjet test despite new scrutiny for U.S. hypersonic weapons.
Sep 29, 2021
New data and trends indicate private-sector U.S. A&D employment topped out on the eve of pandemic and MAX crises.
Sep 28, 2021
Aerospace and defense electronics specialist Mercury Systems, which is rejiggering its operations after a string of bolt-on acquisitions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Avalex Technologies.
Sep 28, 2021
The airline wants to have a zero-emissions replacement option for its Q300s and is studying the potential of hydrogen power with Airbus.
Sep 24, 2021
Singapore’s UAS teaming test; Boeing to make Loyal Wingman down under; U.S. titanium imports down; and Raytheon expands AESA radar sales.

Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Oct 13, 2021
This year's National Business Aviation Association annual show in Las Vegas was a major gathering spot for advanced air mobility’s growing community.
Oct 12, 2021
Textron Aviation and Xwing signed agreement to accelerate integration of autoflight technologies into existing/future aircraft.
Oct 12, 2021
Appointments and promotions in the advanced air mobility industry.
Oct 11, 2021
Power to fuel; Electric fans; Satcom for autonomy; Advancing fuel cells; and Solar-powered autonomy.
Oct 11, 2021
Bristow has inked agreements with three AAM developers, and more arrangements are in the pipeline, says CEO Chris Bradshaw.

Commercial Space

Oct 12, 2021
Airbus has started production of the UK’s new £500 million ($679.5 million) Skynet 6A satellite, which is due for launch in 2025. 
Oct 12, 2021
UK space launch startup Skyrora has signed agreements to use the SaxaVord spaceport on the Shetland Islands for satellite launch as early as 2022.
Oct 11, 2021
OneWeb and the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) have signed a letter of intent to fly OneWeb broadband satellites aboard Indian’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle and the heavier-lift Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle from India beginning next year.
Oct 11, 2021
Power to fuel; Electric fans; Satcom for autonomy; Advancing fuel cells; and Solar-powered autonomy.
Oct 08, 2021
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.