Spanish Government Makes Defense Commitments To Keep Airbus Jobs

By Tony Osborne Aug 05, 2020
Spain could lead development of a jet trainer to train pilots for the FCAS as part of an effort to bolster Airbus’ in-country presence.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Opinion: The UK’s OneWeb Gamble

By Antoine Gelain Aug 05, 2020
The odds of repurposing the satellites for GNSS are limited.
Commercial Space

Skyborg Awards Set Stage For Revolution In Manned-Unmanned Teaming

By Steve Trimble Aug 05, 2020
How the Air Force Research Laboratory has put autonomous technology at the forefront of future air warfare since 2017.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Asia’s Long-Haul LCCs Face Up To Post-COVID-19 Landscape

By Adrian Schofield Aug 05, 2020
Asia-Pacific has led the way on low-cost long-haul, but even the pioneers are facing post-coronavirus challenges.
Airlines & Lessors

The Sun is Setting On The FAA’s Drone Partnership Initiative

By Bill Carey Aug 04, 2020
The FAA does not plan to extend the UAS Integration Partnership Program after October.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Future Fighter Factory Technology Will Make Tempest Low-Cost

By Tony Osborne Aug 04, 2020
BAE Systems will build a full-scale fuselage section of the notional Tempest design in its factory of the future trials.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Opinion: Suppliers Are Key To Aviation’s COVID Recovery

Robin Lineberger Aug 04, 2020
Leaders who embrace digital transformation can help hard-hit companies rebound from the pandemic.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Why Isn’t The FAA Mandating Temperature Checks And COVID-19 Testing?

By Karen Walker Aug 03, 2020
Ask the Editors: The TSA and Homeland Security should be mandating such checks and tests.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

European OEMs Are Adapting To New Normal

By Thierry Dubois Aug 03, 2020
As Airbus is reconciling production rates and deliveries, its CEO sees the current situation as manageable for the supply chain.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

The Week In Technology, Aug. 3-7, 2020

By Graham Warwick Aug 03, 2020
Swiss eVTOL demo; EASA advances AI; suborbital spaceplane; AeroTEC advances electric; EHang expands; and Sunglider flies higher.
Emerging Technologies

What Are The Advantages And Challenges Of Electric-Powered Airliners?

By Graham Warwick Jul 31, 2020
Ask the Editors: There’s a way to go before propulsion electrification, but the type certification of aircraft begins to lay the bricks.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Boeing Ramp-Downs Highlight Latest Airframe Manufacturer Adjustments

By Guy Norris Jul 31, 2020
Airbus made major moves earlier this year, leaving Boeing to make large adjustments as the ramifications of COVID-19 become clearer.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Budget Shows Flightworthy Sixth-Generation Fighter Engines Ready By 2025

By Steve Trimble Jul 31, 2020
The Pentagon identified two programs to support NGAD in 2014, then went silent; one has reemerged in budget documents this year.
Budget, Policy & Operations

Second-Wave Risk May Hinder Asia-Pacific Rebounds

By Adrian Schofield Jul 30, 2020
While many Asia-Pacific carriers have restored their domestic networks, new COVID-19 outbreaks threaten to dampen the recovery.
Airlines & Lessors

SpaceX Crew Dragon Flight Test Nears Its End

By Irene Klotz Jul 30, 2020
Nine weeks after the first U.S. crewed launch to the space station since 2011, two NASA astronauts are heading home.
Space

What Countries Lead In Developing Next-Gen Combat Aircraft?

By Tony Osborne Jul 29, 2020
Ask the Editors: A recent round-table highlighted the future of combat offerings from a number of countries. Who else is on the radar?
Aircraft & Propulsion

The Week In Defense, July 29-Aug. 5, 2020

By Jen DiMascio Jul 29, 2020
Dassault Rafales arrive in India; USAF chooses ATAC; TAI completes F-16 upgrades; and U.S. releases images of Su-24s in Libya.
Defense and Space

Airlines See Bumps In Recovery

By Ben Goldstein Jul 29, 2020
Airlines are ramping up their activities but there are signs the post-COVID-19 recovery could be more hesitant than they initially hoped.
Airlines & Lessors

Japan Shows Yet Another ASM-3 Design

By Bradley Perrett Jul 28, 2020
Five configurations have now been seen, including three in testing. Inlet shapes and body length are among the variations.
Missile Defense & Weapons

U.S. Operators Shuffling, But Not Canceling, MAX Deliveries

By Sean Broderick Jul 28, 2020
The demand dip is triggering delivery slowdowns and orderbook shuffling, but top U.S. carriers remain committed to Boeing’s narrowbody.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Will Spirit AeroSystems Pursue Its Deal To Acquire Bombardier Aerostructures Business

Jul 27, 2020
Ask the Editors: It is likely that Spirit AeroSystems will try to acquire Bombardier’s aerostructures operations—but for less money.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Boeing Aims ATS Program At UK's LANCA, May Move Faster

By Bradley Perrett Jul 27, 2020
Without naming them, Boeing says many military aviation services are contacting it about the ATS—all wanting to add mass to air battles.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Opinion: Ligado Is LightSquared Fiasco 2.0

Thad Allen, Brad Parkinson and Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger Jul 27, 2020
The FCC has endangered a national treasure by allowing high-power terrestrial transmitters in the band of frequencies that includes GPS.
Aerospace

The Week In Technology, July 27-31, 2020

By Graham Warwick Jul 27, 2020
UK’s Jet Zero Council, FlyZero study and hybrid-electric regional; Swift flies HALE UAV; Advanced electric trainer; Soft solid batteries.
Emerging Technologies

New Positions, Promotions, Honors And Elections, July 27, 2020

Jul 24, 2020
Recent appointments, promotions and honors in the aviation and aerospace industry.
Aviation Week & Space Technology

 

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