Aerospace

News and issues relating to the aerospace industry that are related to the science, engineering and business of flight in space involving civil, industrial and military applications, and similar topics related to flight in the atmosphere of the Earth that are not covered more directly by other AINonline subject channels. In other words, both astronautical and aeronautical subjects, except for those aeronautical topics that are specifically covered elsewhere on this website.

Jul 19, 2021 - 11:30 AM
A DOT Inspector General report has found the FAA “lacks sufficient oversight controls for managing its National Airspace System parts inventory."
Jul 16, 2021 - 10:09 AM
PWC, Bell, and CAE could receive $685 million from Canada's support for electric aviation.
Jul 7, 2021 - 12:28 PM
Aviation Blade Services has a new partnership agreement to support the main and tail rotor blades on Taiwan's S-70/UH60s.
Jun 30, 2021 - 12:31 PM
Researchers at Washington State University say they have developed a process for turning waste plastics into jet fuel.
Jun 22, 2021 - 11:41 AM
A new study published this week points to SAFs benefits besides lifecycle carbon emissions, and how they must be calculated into aviation's climate impact.
Flight crew in simulator
Jun 4, 2021 - 12:41 PM
While technically proficient in the eyes of regulators, many pilots may not be prepared to handle events outside their comfort zone.
Werx modification lab
May 28, 2021 - 10:15 AM
The National Institute for Aviation Research's Werx lab is partnering with Dynamic Aviation on modification of three 737s for a special-missions program.
Carinata plants
May 27, 2021 - 11:14 AM
ICAO has now recognized Carinata, an oilseed crop, as a renewable feedstock with a similar lifecycle carbon emission reduction as waste-derived SAF.
World Energy's sustainable fuel refinery in Paramount, Calif.
May 21, 2021 - 10:38 AM
A broad-based consortium of aviation companies applauded the introduction of the Sustainable Skies Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Jet-A fuel tanks
May 13, 2021 - 1:16 PM
The transport of fuel through the Colonial Pipeline resumed on Wednesday evening after a five-day interruption due to a cyberattack on its operator.