Leading Edge https://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/8957/more en Hydrogen Returns To Aviation’s Alternatives On Sustainability https://aviationweek.com/leading-edge/hydrogen-returns-aviation-s-alternatives-sustainability <div class="field-deck"> Another low-carbon propulsion option for aerospace </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advances in hydrogen fuel cells for vehicles are giving aerospace another low-carbon propulsion option.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/leading-edge/hydrogen-returns-aviation-s-alternatives-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/leading-edge/hydrogen-returns-aviation-s-alternatives-sustainability#comments Leading Edge Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Columns Space Leading Edge AWST North America Fri, 30 Aug 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1965925 at https://aviationweek.com ZeroAvia Tight Schedule For NASA’s X-59 Supersonic Noise Certification Flights https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/tight-schedule-nasa-s-x-59-supersonic-noise-certification-flights <div class="node-body article-body">The pressure is on the low-boom supersonic demonstrator and the stakes are high. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/tight-schedule-nasa-s-x-59-supersonic-noise-certification-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/tight-schedule-nasa-s-x-59-supersonic-noise-certification-flights#comments Future of Aerospace Leading Edge Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Leading Edge AWST North America Wed, 24 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1964306 at https://aviationweek.com NASA Solar-powered, High-altitude UAV Upper-Atmosphere Ventures https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/solar-powered-high-altitude-uav-upper-atmosphere-ventures <div class="field-deck"> Very large, very light high-altitude UAVs test limits </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More companies target the market for stratospheric communications platforms, but their operation could prove challenging.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/solar-powered-high-altitude-uav-upper-atmosphere-ventures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/solar-powered-high-altitude-uav-upper-atmosphere-ventures#comments Future of Aerospace Leading Edge Aviation Week & Space Technology Leading Edge AWST Global Wed, 15 May 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1960646 at https://aviationweek.com HAPSMobile AIA: Nontraditional Players Will Challenge A&D Mode Of Operating https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/aia-nontraditional-players-will-challenge-ad-mode-operating <div class="node-body article-body">UTC’s new advanced projects group tackles industry’s need to change its culture and stay competitive.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/aia-nontraditional-players-will-challenge-ad-mode-operating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/aia-nontraditional-players-will-challenge-ad-mode-operating#comments Future of Aerospace Leading Edge Aviation Week & Space Technology Leading Edge AWST Global North America Tue, 12 Mar 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1933411 at https://aviationweek.com Aerospace Industries Association Boeing’s Aerion Investment Brings Supersonic Air Travel A Step Closer https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/boeing-s-aerion-investment-brings-supersonic-air-travel-step-closer <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing will provide engineering, manufacturing and flight-test resources, “as well as strategic vertical content,” to bring the AS2 to market. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/boeing-s-aerion-investment-brings-supersonic-air-travel-step-closer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/boeing-s-aerion-investment-brings-supersonic-air-travel-step-closer#comments Future of Aerospace Leading Edge Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation AW.com Leading Edge Global Fri, 08 Feb 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1918191 at https://aviationweek.com Aerion NASA's Race To Mature Starshade For Exoplanet Hunting https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/nasas-race-mature-starshade-exoplanet-hunting <div class="node-body article-body">Compared with a coronagraph, a starshade has a wider field of view and can allow the telescope to see planets closer to their star.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/nasas-race-mature-starshade-exoplanet-hunting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/nasas-race-mature-starshade-exoplanet-hunting#comments Future of Aerospace Leading Edge Space Exploration Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AW.com Leading Edge Latin America/Caribbean Thu, 10 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0000 1905261 at https://aviationweek.com NASA/JPL Hybrid Propulsion Pushing Pace Of Electric Aircraft Development https://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/hybrid-propulsion-pushing-pace-electric-aircraft-development <div class="field-deck"> If batteries cannot cut it, is hybrid-electric the way ahead? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the flight of the first multi-engine hybrid-electric aircraft, the combination of electric and conventional propulsion takes a key step forward.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/hybrid-propulsion-pushing-pace-electric-aircraft-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/hybrid-propulsion-pushing-pace-electric-aircraft-development#comments Leading Edge Propulsion Connected Aerospace Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Commercial Aviation Leading Edge AWST Global Wed, 21 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 1885261 at https://aviationweek.com Diamond Aircraft Industries EASA And NASA Moves Emphasize Safety Requirements For Urban Air Taxis https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/easa-and-nasa-moves-emphasize-safety-requirements-urban-air-taxis <div class="node-body article-body">EASA proposes eVTOL airworthiness standards as NASA outlines plans for a Grand Challenge to advance urban air mobility.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/easa-and-nasa-moves-emphasize-safety-requirements-urban-air-taxis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/easa-and-nasa-moves-emphasize-safety-requirements-urban-air-taxis#comments Future of Aerospace Leading Edge Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Leading Edge AWST Global Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1872571 at https://aviationweek.com Noise Standards One Key To Comeback Of Supersonic Flight https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/noise-standards-one-key-comeback-supersonic-flight <div class="node-body article-body">Legislation reauthorizing the FAA requires rulemaking to pave the way for a return of commercial supersonic aircraft.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/noise-standards-one-key-comeback-supersonic-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/noise-standards-one-key-comeback-supersonic-flight#comments Future of Aerospace Leading Edge Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AW.com Leading Edge North America Thu, 04 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1859891 at https://aviationweek.com Boom Supersonic Standards-Based Rules Enable Innovation While Maintaining Safety https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/standards-based-rules-enable-innovation-while-maintaining-safety <div class="field-byline"> Anna Mracek Dietrich </div> <div class="field-deck"> Streamlining the regulations path led to a sea change in aircraft certification and innovation </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> Rewrite of Part 23 certification regulations for GA aircraft has unlocked the potential to keep up with advances in technology while still ensuring safety.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/standards-based-rules-enable-innovation-while-maintaining-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/vertical-flight/standards-based-rules-enable-innovation-while-maintaining-safety#comments Future of Aerospace Leading Edge Vertical Flight Aviation Week & Space Technology Leading Edge AWST North America Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:00:00 +0000 1839551 at https://aviationweek.com Terrafugia