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Pentagon Budget Again Revives Light-Attack Aircraft Acquisition

By Steve Trimble Feb 21, 2020
Twelve years after the requirement emerged, the U.S. military finally appears serious about acquiring a light-attack aircraft fleet
Defense and Space

Airbus Advances Autonomy Project As Part Of Future-Cockpit Concept

By Thierry Dubois Feb 21, 2020
In a breakthrough use of computer vision, Airbus makes swift progress in its autonomous takeoff-and-landing project.
Air Transport

Opinion: Defense Budget’s Resilience Rests On Shaky Foundation

By Byron Callan Feb 20, 2020
The GDP and interest rate assumptions on which the budget is predicated are questionable.
Defense and Space

Gun-Armed, Close-Support Missiles Among DARPA’s New Projects

By Graham Warwick Feb 20, 2020
DARPA fiscal 2019 budget request targets new weapons and communications concepts for contested environments.
Aerospace

Airbus Pays High Price for A400M Export Assumptions

By Tony Osborne Feb 20, 2020
Hopes for a sale to Saudi Arabia are out of reach with German arms embargo on Riyadh.
Defense and Space

Era Of Hard Decisions Begins As U.S. Defense Spending Stagnates

By Steve Trimble Feb 20, 2020
U.S. Air Force decides to trade-off current capabilities in the near-term to finance next-generation projects.
Defense and Space

Congress Pushes Back On Trump’s Pentagon Budget Request

By Lee Hudson Feb 20, 2020
How lawmakers and the administration are responding to the most surprising proposals in the Pentagon’s fiscal 2021 budget request.
Defense and Space

Tiltrotor Meeting Final Hurdles Before Commercial Service

By Tony Osborne Feb 19, 2020
Leonardo Helicopters CEO says AW609 is on right path, as certification nears.
Aerospace

SpaceX Signs Space Adventures To Market Crew Dragon

By Irene Klotz Feb 19, 2020
SpaceX tests space tourism waters by signing up with experienced flight services company.
Aerospace

MDA Embarks On A New Generation Of Missile Defense

By Jen DiMascio Feb 18, 2020
Next-Generation Interceptors could be emplaced in the ground by the end of the decade.
Defense and Space

Boeing And Airbus Need More Widebody Orders From China

By Jens Flottau Feb 17, 2020
Both aircraft manufacturers have been forced to reduce production rates for widebodies as weak demand persists.
Air Transport

Boeing Refocuses Its NMA On The A321XLR Market

By Guy Norris Feb 14, 2020
Boeing steers the new airliner project design concept to counter nearer-term competition from the Airbus A321XLR.
Air Transport

Airbus And Boeing Working On Next Steps For Fuel-saving Wake Surfing

By Graham Warwick Feb 14, 2020
Building the safety case, amending the regulations and providing a business case for safe, robust and reliable operation lie ahead.
Air Transport

With Successful Launch, OneWeb Network Grows To 40

By Irene Klotz Feb 14, 2020
With global spectrum rights in hand and ground stations under construction, OneWeb plans to roll out high-speed, global internet service.
Defense and Space

Collins Aerospace Nears Completion of Drone Data Link Project

By Bill Carey Feb 13, 2020
The manufacturer and NASA have worked since 2011 to develop a C2 data link waveform for drones.
Air Transport

U.S. Air Force Plans $3 Billion Mobility Fleet Makeover

By Steve Trimble Feb 12, 2020
Making airlifters and refuelers more survivable and capable emerges as new priority.
Defense and Space

Air Transport Aircraft Retirements Are On The Rise

By Sean Broderick Feb 12, 2020
Natural life cycles outweigh short-term issues to drive retirement trends.
Air Transport

U.S. Air Force Anticipates Commercial Refueling Award In 2020

By Lee Hudson Feb 11, 2020
The U.S. Air Force must decide how to fill an aerial refueling shortfall exacerbated by KC-46 delays and an aging KC-10 fleet.
Defense and Space

Boeing MAX Simulator Training Is Taking Shape

By Sean Broderick Feb 11, 2020
Sessions are expected to focus on the MCAS and manual-trim operation.
Air Transport

The Week In Technology, Feb. 10-14, 2020

By Graham Warwick Feb 10, 2020
U.S. funds electric propulsion; Wisk to carry passengers; Gremlins mission demo; HAPS payload developed; Astra Space emerges.
Aerospace

UK Coastguard Seeks Reactive UAV Capability

By Tony Osborne Feb 08, 2020
The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency envisions using MALE UAVs to support search, rescue and anti-pollution missions.
Defense and Space

New Positions, Promotions, Honors And Elections (Feb. 10, 2020)

Feb 07, 2020
Recent appointments, promotions and honors in the aviation and aerospace industry.

Jeju Air Looks To Strengthen Grip On South Korean LCC Sector

By Adrian Schofield Jan 28, 2020
Acquisition of Eastar Jet would help Jeju Air dominate South Korean LCC market and spur overdue consolidation in this sector.
Air Transport

F-35B Opens Basing Options For Singapore

By Bradley Perrett Jan 28, 2020
The city-state’s air bases are increasingly vulnerable. It obviously sees STOVL as an answer.
Defense and Space

The Week In Technology, Jan. 27-31, 2020

By Graham Warwick Jan 27, 2020
Eviation’s Alice catches fire; Boeing teams on ducted fans; Boom plans XB-1 flights; SkyDrive readies eVTOL; Bell demos cargo drone.
Aerospace

 

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