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.

NIAR Werx hangar
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.
Neste's Rotterdam SAF Refinery
May 11, 2021 - 2:28 PM
Major sustainable fuel producer Neste has finally greenlit a long-discussed quarter-billion-dollar expansion project at its Rotterdam refinery.
MTU hydrogen
May 3, 2021 - 8:30 AM
Pratt & Whitney, along with rivals such as GE, Rolls-Royce, and MTU, see multiple paths to air transport's green future, with hydrogen only one of these.
Airbus ZeroE
May 3, 2021 - 8:20 AM
Pioneers are working on plans for hydrogen-powered aircraft, ranging in size from 6 to 200 seats, some of which could enter service as soon as 2025.
May 3, 2021 - 8:15 AM
Major technical, safety, and prototype challenges need to be overcome to establish the feasibility of hydrogen fuel for aviation.
Airbus Flightlab H130
Apr 27, 2021 - 9:47 AM
Airbus is using its H130 Flightlab helicopter to evaluate new cameras, sensors, tablets and head-mounted displays for autonomous flight development work.
Apr 16, 2021 - 4:36 PM
The FAA has issued an information for operators bulletin (InFO) regarding the use of light-emitting diode (LED) landing lights in an icing environment.