Report: How Hydrogen Can Support Decarbonization Of Aviation

By Graham Warwick Aug 07, 2020
Hydrogen could be introduced for niche airport applications as early as 2025 and enable deeper decarbonization of aviation by 2035, a Boeing-supported report by Australian researchers concluded.
Emerging Technologies

737 MAX, 777X Progress Offer Rays Of Light For Boeing

By Sean Broderick Aug 06, 2020
Both the 737 MAX and the 777X programs are key to helping Boeing emerge from a historic industry downturn.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Rolls-Royce Links With Boom, Virgin On Supersonic Ventures

By Guy Norris Aug 06, 2020
Boom and Virgin Galactic agreements with Rolls-Royce mark a potential competitive ramp-up in the commercial supersonic market sector.
Emerging Technologies

Boeing CFO: No More Debt Fundraising For Now

By Michael Bruno Aug 06, 2020
Boeing does not expect to issue more debt to raise funds at this time, the company’s chief financial officer said Aug. 5, but management will “keep all our options open” through the "dynamic" COVID-19 and 737 MAX crises .
Aircraft & Propulsion

Spirit AeroSystems To Continue Asco, Bombardier Deals

By Michael Bruno Aug 05, 2020
Spirit AeroSystems intends to keep pursuing its acquisition of Asco Industries and certain aerostructure assets from Bombardier, despite retrenchment in the company’s key revenue streams.
Aircraft & Propulsion

MTU, DLR To Flight Test Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Propulsion

By Graham Warwick Aug 05, 2020
German aerospace center DLR and MTU Aero Engines plan to cooperate on development of a zero-emissions hydrogen fuel-cell power train for flight testing in a 19-passenger Dornier Do 228 regional aircraft, from 2026.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Is F-15EX A Good Example Of USAF’s Digital Century Series?

By Steve Trimble Aug 05, 2020
Ask the Editors: The F-15EX is a product of digital engineering, but it is not representative of the Digital Century Series initiative.
Aircraft & Propulsion

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

Third Boeing 777-9 Joins Flight Test Campaign

By Guy Norris Aug 04, 2020
Despite Boeing’s recent decision to push back the commercial debut of the 777X from next year to 2022, the 777-9 test program continues to ramp up with the third development aircraft completing its first flight on Aug. 3.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Virgin Adds Rolls-Royce To Supersonic Transport Study

By Guy Norris Aug 03, 2020
Virgin Galactic has unveiled the outline configuration of its ongoing high-speed air-breathing passenger transport study and announced Rolls-Royce as its propulsion partner for the Mach 3 design concept. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

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

Russia Tests Demonstrator For PD-35 Turbofan

By Maxim Pyadushkin Jul 31, 2020
Russia’s United Engine Corporation (UEC) has made a vital step in the development of the PD-35, its largest turbofan engine.
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

Boom, Rolls-Royce Team On Overture Supersonic Study

By Guy Norris Jul 30, 2020
High-speed airliner developer Boom Supersonic and engine-maker Rolls-Royce have agreed to study propulsion system concepts for the Colorado-based company’s proposed Mach 2.2 Overture aircraft design.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Supply Chain Situation Manageable, Airbus CEO Says

By Thierry Dubois Jul 30, 2020
As production rates have decreased amid the COVID-19 crisis, Airbus’ suppliers are in a difficult but still viable situation, according to Guillaume Faury, the airframer’s CEO.
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

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

Rolls-Royce ACCEL To Fly Later This Year

By Tony Osborne Jul 24, 2020
Rolls-Royce is planning to make the first flight of its ACCEL high-speed electric-powered aircraft later this year.
Emerging Technologies

First Take (July 27, 2020)

By Jen DiMascio Jul 24, 2020
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aerospace

UK’s Jet Zero Council Begins Zero-Carbon Long-Haul Flight Push

By Graham Warwick Jul 23, 2020
With the goal of demonstrating zero-carbon flight across the Atlantic within a generation, the UK government’s Jet Zero Council held its first meeting on July 22.
Emerging Technologies

Could Rolls-Royce And Pratt Join Forces Again?

Jul 23, 2020
Rolls’ need to fund UltraFan development drives speculation about renewed cooperation.
Aircraft & Propulsion

 

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