Sustainability

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Nov 27, 2020
Future carbon-neutral commercial aircraft should benefit from a favorable tax policy to help the technology gain traction, Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury said.
Nov 27, 2020
ICAO’s council has adopted decisions on eligibility units and sustainability certification, clearing the path for the implementation of CORSIA, the carbon-offsetting scheme for airlines.

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Aircraft & Propulsion

Nov 30, 2020
VerdeGo powers XTI TriFan; Seoul stages UAM demo; and Embraer powers up electric partnership.
Nov 26, 2020
In bringing back samples, Chang’e 5 will demonstrate technology that China will need for sending people to the Moon.
Nov 23, 2020
Safran powers Bye; Aurora flow-controlled CRANE; Stratospheric turbulence test; UAM acceptance survey; AI in design; Supersonic nacelles
Nov 20, 2020
Other regulators are expected to follow the FAA’s lead but will mandate additional steps.
Nov 19, 2020
“These are very long-running issues; the Boeing-Airbus one has been running literally decades,” says one consultant.

Connected Aerospace

Nov 23, 2020
Air navigation service providers must maintain their networks and cannot easily furlough controllers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Nov 11, 2020
NASA is looking at ways to enable industry to collaborate in maturing technologies for the next narrowbody airliner.
Nov 03, 2020
Ongoing concern over the robustness of the GPS system in the U.S. undergirds development of alternative navigation systems for aviation.
Oct 19, 2020
British start-up Stratospheric Platforms is developing a hydrogen fuel cell-powered, high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned air system (UAS) that could provide cellular connectivity to remote areas.
Oct 07, 2020
As it moves to offset losses caused by the pandemic, the UK air navigation services provider makes upgrades to its radar infrastructure.

Emerging Technologies

Nov 30, 2020
VerdeGo powers XTI TriFan; Seoul stages UAM demo; and Embraer powers up electric partnership.
Nov 30, 2020
The U.S. should be at the forefront of high-capacity power-beaming to lead the technology rather than be dependent on others for it.
Nov 27, 2020
Measurements of ocean heights provide real-time indication of Earth’s changing climate.
Nov 26, 2020
In bringing back samples, Chang’e 5 will demonstrate technology that China will need for sending people to the Moon.
Nov 25, 2020
A human pilot dogfighting against an AI-controlled adversary takes the step from virtual simulation to live flight.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Nov 26, 2020
As aero suppliers struggle with the worst downturn ever and the market share shifts from Boeing to Airbus, should suppliers shift, too?
Nov 19, 2020
“These are very long-running issues; the Boeing-Airbus one has been running literally decades,” says one consultant.
Nov 17, 2020
The opportunity for other areas of the economy to grow are more numerous as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 16, 2020
Urban air mobility is a case study in the benefits of digital design.
Nov 12, 2020
Germany is the first Eurofighter partner nation to top up its orders; Spain will follow in 2021.

Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Nov 30, 2020
VerdeGo powers XTI TriFan; Seoul stages UAM demo; and Embraer powers up electric partnership.
Nov 24, 2020
From wing tips to lighter materials to low emission/fuel efficient engines, industry players agree the end goals for aviation sustainability are more important than ever.
Nov 23, 2020
Safran powers Bye; Aurora flow-controlled CRANE; Stratospheric turbulence test; UAM acceptance survey; AI in design; Supersonic nacelles
Nov 16, 2020
Urban air mobility is a case study in the benefits of digital design.
Nov 16, 2020
Embraer spins off an independent company to accelerate its entry into urban air transportation.

Commercial Space

Nov 30, 2020
The U.S. should be at the forefront of high-capacity power-beaming to lead the technology rather than be dependent on others for it.
Nov 27, 2020
The space launch ambitions of the Shetland Islands have been given an additional boost with investment from a Scottish conservation fund, but the cash injection appears to have prompted a war of words between competing space ports.
Nov 27, 2020
Measurements of ocean heights provide real-time indication of Earth’s changing climate.
Nov 25, 2020
SpaceX has marked its 100th Falcon 9 launch with a record seventh reflight of a first-stage booster, a mission that increased the company’s burgeoning Starlink broadband network to more than 950 satellites.
Nov 23, 2020
Following up on a pilot program to assess the value of commercially provided weather-forecast data, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded data-purchase contracts to GeoOptics and Spire Global.