TESTIA to commercialise Structural Monitoring Systems' aircraft cracks monitoring technology
Structural Monitoring Systems (SMS) has partnered with TESTIA, to commercialise its Comparative Vacuum Monitoring (CVM) technology for aircraft.
Lockheed Martin buys high-speed wind tunnel for aerospace applications
Lockheed Martin has acquired a high-speed wind tunnel (HSWT), which is said to be the only one of its kind in the US.
Hainan Airlines plans to place $7.7bn order for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners
China-based Hainan Airlines is planning to place an order worth $7.7bn with Boeing for 30 787 Dreamliners.
Orbital ATK secures contract from Nasa to build JPSS-2 satellite
Orbital ATK has secured a $253m contract from Nasa to design and build Joint Polar Satellite Systems-2 (JPSS-2) spacecraft for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Black box recovered from Germanwings' crashed A320
Air investigators have recovered a black box flight recorder of the Germanwings' A320 aircraft that crashed in the French Alps, killing all the 150 passengers and crew on-board.
Siemens unveils electric motor for aircraft
Siemens has unveiled an electric motor for aircraft with take-off weights of up to 2t.
Hainan Airlines selects Rockwell Collins' head-up guidance system for Boeing 737 aircraft
Rockwell Collins has secured a contract from Hainan Airlines to provide head-up guidance system (HGS) for the airlines' Next-Generation Boeing 737 aircraft and flight simulators.
Should the US open up the Eastern Gulf of Mexico to oil & gas?
The America Petroleum Institute estimates ending the oil and gas moratorium in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico could have vast economic benefits. But with opposition from Florida - one of the biggest coastal states in the region - and environmental groups?
Airbus Defence and Space to sell aerospace engineering business Rostock System Technik
Airbus Defence and Space has signed a deal to sell its Rostock System Technik (RST) aerospace engineering subsidiary to Ferchau Engineering.
Fast and fierce - the world's top 10 fastest civil helicopters
Civil helicopters like the H155, H225 and AW189 used advanced technology and excellent flight dynamics to move quickly through the air. Aerospace-technology.com lists the top ten fastest civil helicopters in service with commercial operators worldwid?
Drones deployed to prevent wildlife poaching in Africa
Lindbergh Foundation has launched the Air Shepherd initiative, which uses drones to protect elephants and rhinos in Africa from poachers.
ESA tests deployable nets to clear space debris
Engineers at the European Space Agency (ESA) have evaluated behaviour of deployable nets in orbit to remove derelict satellites in space.
148 feared dead as Airbus A320 crashes in France
An Airbus A320 aircraft of Lufthansa''s Germanwings budget carrier flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf has crashed in remote area of southern France, with 148 passengers and crew members on-board.
Nishi Nippon Airlines takes delivery of Bell 412EP helicopter
Japan-based Nishi Nippon Airlines has taken delivery of a Bell 412EP from Bell Helicopter''s new office in Tokyo, Japan.
Boeing and Sinopec complete passenger flight using sustainable aviation bio-fuel
Boeing, Hainan Airlines and Sinopec have completed a passenger flight powered by sustainable aviation bio-fuel.
FAA aims to streamline process for commercial drone operations in US
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reportedly considering streamlining the process of securing a certificate of authority for using drone aircraft in business operations.
University of Illinois researchers test aircraft flight control technology
Researchers from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have tested aircraft flight control technology, which is said to improve commercial aviation safety.
Aero Design Services-FAA Approved Aircraft Interior Design, Aircraft Interior Conversion and Aircraft Seating Solutions
Aero Design Services is a specialist when it comes to aircraft interiors and cabin seating.
Airbus Defence and Space to use 3D printed components on Eurostar E3000 satellites
Airbus Defence and Space in the UK said the first 3D printed component has been created for its Eurostar E3000 telecommunications satellites.