US researcher develops process to convert human waste into rocket fuel
Researchers at the University of Florida have come up with an anaerobic digestion process to convert human waste into rocket fuel.
EC approves Airbus and Safran space launcher activities JV
The European Commission (EC) has approved the proposed joint venture (JV) between Airbus Group and Safran, for space launcher activities, satellite subsystems and missile propulsion.
Dassault Syst?mes and Solar Impulse renew partnership for solar-powered aircraft project
French software firm Dassault Syst?mes and Solar Impulse have renewed their technical partnership on a solar-powered round-the-world aircraft project.
Challenger 650 Business Jet
The Challenger 650 is a new business jet in the Challenger family of business jets developed by Bombardier Aerospace.
GE Aviation and Turbocoating to produce coatings for aircraft engine components
GE Aviation has formed a joint venture (JV) with Italian firm Turbocoating, to produce thermal barrier coatings for ceramic matrix composite components used in aircraft engines.
Sukhoi receives vertical navigation certification for Sukhoi Superjet 100
Russian aircraft builder Sukhoi has received vertical navigation (VNAV) certification for its Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) from the Aviation Register of Interstate Aviation Committee.
CFM International gets engine maintenance contract from VietJet Air
Vietnam-based low-cost airline VietJet Air has awarded $300m engine maintenance contract to CFM International for its fleet of 21 Airbus A320ceo aircraft.
Top ten aircraft with the longest wings
Aircraft likeAN-225 Mriya and Airbus A380 have enormous wingspans, designed to achieve the most efficient lift at take-off. Aerospace-technology.com lists the ten aircraft with the world's longest wings.
Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) 1C Satellite
IRNSS-1C is a navigation satellite designed, developed and launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in October 2014.
Safran and Albany International inaugurate engine component plant in France
Safran and Albany International have opened a carbon-composite components facility in eastern France.
Garmin expands G950 flight deck solutions for Metroliner and Twin Otter aircraft
Garmin International has received supplemental type certificate approval to equip its G950 Integrated Flight Deck on Metroliner and Twin Otter aircraft.
Boeing commences final assembly of first 787-9 Dreamliner at South Carolina plant
Final assembly of the first 787-9 Dreamliner has commenced at Boeing's facility in South Carolina, US, integrating large fuselage sections of the super-efficient jetliner.
Airbus to fund aircraft wing technologies at UK plant
Airbus is to invest ?48m in its manufacturing facility in Broughton, North Wales, UK, to develop new systems and technologies for aircraft wings.
Assembly on first Ariane 5 for 2015 begins at French Guiana spaceport
Assembly of the first Ariane 5 rocket has started at the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana and is scheduled for launch in 2015.
Bell Helicopter extends core components contract with Kaman Aerosystems
Bell Helicopter has extended its existing contract with Kaman Aerosystems, to produce skin and skin-to-core components for Bell''s commercial helicopters.
Gulfstream Aerospace selects Esterline`s flight deck solutions for G500 and G600 aircraft
Gulfstream Aerospace has selected Esterline to provide its flight deck solutions for the recently launched G500 and G600 business jets.
Airbus gets $14bn order for 50 wide-body aircraft
Delta Air Lines has confirmed a $14bn order with Airbus for 25 A350-900 and 25 A330-900neo airliners.
Zero-gravity coffee machine set for launch to ISS
Astronauts about to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on-board the Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft be taking a new zero-gravity coffee machine with them.
Orbital Sciences to manage launch of Ionospheric Connection Explorer satellite
Orbital Sciences has secured a $56.3m contract from Nasa to provide launch services for the Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) programme.
NTSB upheld FAA''s authority to regulate use of drones
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has upheld the Federal Aviation Administration''s (FAA) authority to regulate commercial use of unmanned air vehicles (UAV) in national airspace.