Aerospace Emerging Technologies

Dec 01, 2023 begins flight-testing its blown-lift distributed electric propulsion ultra-short-takeoff-and-landing technology.
Nov 30, 2023
Airbus is building a road map of technologies for automated aerial refueling that will pave the way for a second-generation MRTT.
Nov 29, 2023
Helped by international players, the UAE has become a regional leader in space.
Nov 29, 2023
Hybrid eSTOL flies; sea-based high-speed VTOL; China’s electric regional; Piasecki’s tilt-duct ARES revived.
Nov 24, 2023
Resilient PNT will require multiple alternatives to the singular GPS.
Nov 29, 2023
The UK government is expected to provide £975 million in funding support for the country’s civil aerospace industry over five years starting in 2025.
Nov 28, 2023
SAF, like safety, should not be an area for competition.
Nov 28, 2023
The UK government has announced £53 million ($69 million) in support for nine SAF production projects.
Nov 28, 2023
Aviation executives say the flight proves SAF can safely be dropped-in for jet fuel, while environmental campaigners say Virgin's world-first is greenwashing.
Nov 27, 2023
Airbus Helicopters' Vertex project has demonstrated fully autonomous flight, including takeoff, cruise, approach and landing.
Nov 22, 2023
ADL says it has fine-tuned the mod package for the 737-800 to gain additional fuel burn savings after validating its technology during initial 737-700 trials.
Nov 21, 2023
The unnamed tandem flying-wing UAS was unveiled at the China Hi-Tech Fair, where it was flying with four electric-powered motors, two on each wing.
Nov 16, 2023
Japan Airlines is working with startups H2Fly, Universal Hydrogen and ZeroAvia to explore the retrofit of its regional aircraft with zero-emission powertrains.