MagniX To Provide Electric Propulsion For Fuel-Cell Dash 8

By Graham Warwick Sep 15, 2020
Universal Hydrogen has selected MagniX to provide the electric propulsion system for its planned conversion of the de Havilland Canada Dash 8-300 regional turboprop to hydrogen fuel-cell power. 
Emerging Technologies

Ampaire Flies Second Hybrid Prototype Before Hawaii Route Trials

By Graham Warwick Sep 14, 2020
Ampaire has flown a second prototype of its Electric EEL, a Cessna 337 Skymaster modified to hybrid-electric propulsion.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Why Do Airlines Continue To Resist Electric Taxi Motors?

By Graham Warwick Sep 14, 2020
Ask the Editors: The problem with electric taxi motors is the ratio of benefit to cost in commercial operations.
Aerospace

Greece Greenlights Order of Rafale Fighter Jets

By Tony Osborne Sep 12, 2020
LONDON – Greece is set to become the first European export customer for the Dassault Rafale, announcing plans to order 18 aircraft as part of a…
Defense and Space

Boeing Says New 787 Issue Affects Vertical Fins

By Sean Broderick Sep 11, 2020
Boeing confirmed that it uncovered a manufacturing problem with 787 vertical fins—the fourth production-quality issue linked to the widebody twinjet program in recent weeks.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Daily Memo: French State Aid To Limit Job Cuts

By Thierry Dubois Sep 11, 2020
As Airbus and the suppliers for its commercial aviation business have to cope with drastic reductions in production rates, jobs are under threat. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Vancouver Airport Scales Back Infrastructure Work

By Sean Broderick Sep 11, 2020
Vancouver Airport Authority, scaling back ambitious growth plans in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, has canceled a four-part infrastructure improvement project that targeted Vancouver International Airport’s (YVR) energy usage.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Russia’s Red Wings Returns To Flying Superjet 100s

By Maxim Pyadushkin Sep 11, 2020
Russia’s Red Wings airline has reintroduced Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) regional aircraft to its fleet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

First Take, Sept. 14, 2020

Sep 11, 2020
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Emerging Technologies

Letters From Our Readers, Sept. 14, 2020

Sep 11, 2020
Readers write about GPS mismanagement, AW&ST as invaluable information source and Boeing 737 handling trials.
Aerospace

Daily Memo: Will Workers Go From Planes To Cars To Flying Cars?

By Michael Bruno Sep 10, 2020
Americans are expected to fall in love with their cars again in the wake of COVID-19.  
Aircraft & Propulsion

Air New Zealand Extends Grounding Of 777 Fleet

By Adrian Schofield Sep 10, 2020
Air New Zealand plans to ground its Boeing 777-300ERs until at least September 2021, extending its estimate of how long these aircraft will be out of service.
Aircraft & Propulsion

ST Engineering To Spread A321P2F Capabilities To China, U.S.

By Chen Chuanren Sep 10, 2020
The aerospace arm of ST Engineering is ramping up its Airbus A321 passenger-to-freighter (P2F) capabilities at its Guangzhou, China, and San Antonio, Texas, facilities as the MRO reacts to the demand for air cargo capacity resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Why Does Japan Struggle In Developing Civil Airplanes?

By Bradley Perrett Sep 09, 2020
Ask the Editors: Mitsubishi’s inexperience with developing commercial aircraft has led to a series of delays in its regional jet program.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Airbus Performs Autopiloted Fello’fly Test Flights

By Jens Flottau Sep 09, 2020
Airbus has completed three test flights using two of its own Airbus A350s with the autopilot engaged in its Fello’fly wake vortex-riding project.
Aircraft & Propulsion

French Government Ups Pressure On Airbus To Move To Hydrogen Fuel

By Thierry Dubois Sep 09, 2020
The French government has reiterated its desire to see a hydrogen-fueled Airbus flying in service by 2035, firmly reacting to those claiming the move is too risky.
Emerging Technologies

Lack Of MAX Information Delaying Ethiopian Airlines’ Fleet Decisions, CEO Says

By Kurt Hofmann Sep 09, 2020
A lack of “clear information” from Boeing on the return of the 737 MAX is hampering Ethiopian Airlines’ ability to make decisions on its future narrowbody fleet as it studies the Airbus A220, according to the flag-carrier’s CEO Tewolde Gebremariam.
Airlines & Lessors

Why Airbus And Boeing May Need To Cut Production More

By Jens Flottau Sep 09, 2020
Most observers agree that aircraft manufacturers are still too optimistic with regards to demand for new aircraft.
Airlines & Lessors

Airshow China Organizer Retracts Cancellation Notice

By Bradley Perrett Sep 09, 2020
The organizer of Airshow China issued then retracted a cancellation announcement for the biennial exhibition set to be held at Zhuhai in November.
Aircraft & Propulsion

New Boeing 787 Production Issue Revealed As Delivery Delays Mount

By Sean Broderick Sep 08, 2020
A newly revealed Boeing 787 production issue has been slowing deliveries of the widebody twin, prompting Boeing to hold up completed aircraft for fixes and work with the FAA to determine what ramifications the issue may have for the in-service fleet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

France Wants Airbus To Have Hydrogen-Powered Aircraft By 2035

By Helen Massy-Beresford Sep 08, 2020
France will focus on investing in hydrogen technology as part of a broader post-COVID-19 economic relaunch plan with the government planning to have a hydrogen-powered aircraft ready for 2035. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Specter Of No-Deal Brexit Worries UK Aerospace Again

By Tony Osborne Sep 08, 2020
UK aerospace and trade association ADS is again warning of the dangers of a no-deal Brexit after it emerged that the British government plans to renege on elements of the Withdrawal Agreement it previously struck with the EU.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Will There Be A Shortage Of Commercial Widebodies In Mid-2020s?

By Jens Flottau Sep 07, 2020
Ask the Editors: Given current high production rates, it is unlikely there will be a shortage of widebody capacity.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Daily Memo: The Coming Air War Between The States

By Michael Bruno Sep 04, 2020
Boeing’s revelation this summer that it is looking into consolidating all 787 production in North Charleston, South Carolina, is just one of many examples of how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping the aerospace and defense industry. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Russian Government Funds Low-Boom Supersonic Development

By Graham Warwick Sep 04, 2020
A project to develop technologies for a supersonic passenger aircraft has been competitively selected for funding by the Russian government. The project, led by the TsAGI aerohydrodynamic research institute, is expected to include a low-boom flight demonstrator.
Aircraft & Propulsion

 

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