Dassault Aviation rolls-out first Falcon 8X business jet
Aerospace Technology, 20 hours ago
Dassault Aviation has rolled-out the first ultra-long range Falcon 8X, the newest addition to its business jet portfolio.
Airbus Defence and Space develops storable fuel upper-stage propulsion system
Aerospace Technology, 20 hours ago
Airbus Defence and Space has developed a new storable fuel upper-stage propulsion system for the European Space Agency (ESA).
Avianca receives first Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Aerospace Technology, 20 hours ago
Colombian airline Avianca has taken the delivery of its first mid-size, wide-body 787 Dreamliner.
Rolls-Royce to produce Trent XWB engines at Derby plant in UK
Aerospace Technology, 20 hours ago
Rolls-Royce is planning to perform production of Trent XWB turbofan engines at its facility in Derby, UK.
ISRO completes experimental test flight of GSLV Mk-III with crew module
Aerospace Technology, December 18, 2014
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has completed the first experimental test-flight of its heaviest rocket, GSLV Mk-III or LVM3, with a crew module.
Boeing begins work on 777X composites centre in Missouri, US
Aerospace Technology, December 18, 2014
Boeing has started construction of a composites centre for twin-aisle 777X aircraft in St Louis, Missouri, US.
Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tests 3D-printed propulsion system
Aerospace Technology, December 17, 2014
Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed the hot-fire test of its 3D-printed MPS-120 CubeSat high-impulse adaptable modular propulsion system.
SpaceX secures Nasa''s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite contract
Aerospace Technology, December 17, 2014
SpaceX has secured an $87m contract from Nasa to provide launch services for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission.
Boeing to install GE Aviation's avionics and electrical power systems on 777X aircraft
Aerospace Technology, December 17, 2014
Boeing has selected GE Aviation to provide common core avionics and electrical power systems for its twin-aisle 777X aircraft.
Oerlikon Awarded Ten-Year Agreement by Snecma
Aerospace Technology, December 17, 2014
Oerlikon's Surface Solutions Segment has been awarded a ten-year agreement by Snecma,worth more than CHF90m, for the supply of leading edge aviation propulsion (LEAD) engine components.
Nasa tests AStar for efficient use of airspace
Aerospace Technology, December 16, 2014
Researchers from Nasa Airspace Systems Program have tested the Airborne Spacing for Terminal Arrival Routes (AStar) software that is aimed at efficient use of airspace by pilots.
Russia denies Sweden''s claims of near-collision of military plane with civilian aircraft
Aerospace Technology, December 16, 2014
Russia has denied claims that one of its military planes flew close to a Swedish civilian aircraft, forcing the commercial airliner to change its flight path.
Alcoa to acquire aircraft engine components maker TITAL
Aerospace Technology, December 16, 2014
Alcoa has signed a deal to acquire TITAL, a producer of titanium and aluminium structural castings for aircraft engines and airframes.
AirAsia X places $15bn order for 55 Airbus A330neo aircraft
Aerospace Technology, December 16, 2014
Low-cost airline AirAsia X has finalised a $15bn order for 55 Airbus A330neo airliners, becoming the biggest customer for A330 aircraft with 91 on order.
Airbus considers revamping A380 superjumbo airliner
Aerospace Technology, December 15, 2014
Airbus is reportedly planning to revamp its A380 superjumbo with new engines or launch the stretched version of the aircraft.
Atlas 5 rocket launches spy satellite of National Reconnaissance Office
Aerospace Technology, December 15, 2014
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) has successfully launched from Space Launch Complex-3.
Aircelle to supply titanium exhaust systems for 777X aircraft engines
Aerospace Technology, December 15, 2014
Boeing has selected Safran's subsidiary Aircelle to supply titanium exhaust systems for the 777X aircraft GE9X turbofan engines.
US scientists develop portable solar observatory for space missions
Aerospace Technology, December 12, 2014
Scientists at the Southwest Research Institute in the US have developed miniature portable solar observatory for use on-board a commercial, manned suborbital spacecraft.
Alcoa to expand coating production for aircraft engines in US
Aerospace Technology, December 12, 2014
Alcoa Power and Propulsion has announced plans to expand coating production capacities at its facility in Whitehall, Michigan, US, with an investment of $16.7m.
China''s aircraft demand to value $820bn in 20 years, says report
Aerospace Technology, December 12, 2014
China's passenger traffic will grow `well above' the world average in the next 20 years by when it will require over 5,300 aircraft with a total market value of $820bn, according to a report by Airbus.