Aerospace 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.
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 25, 2020
A French startup has unveiled plans to develop a hybrid-electric light aircraft as a step towards a hydrogen-fueled six-seat regional aircraft.
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
Supersonic business jet developer Aerion has teamed with satellite company Spire Global to supply the high-fidelity weather data critical to the aircraft maker’s goal of achieving Mach 1-plus cruise speeds without generating a sonic boom on the ground.
Nov 19, 2020
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is to use artificial intelligence in the design of an air taxi under a four-year, $7.2 million DARPA contract.
Nov 18, 2020
With air traffic flights and passengers drastically down in 2020, the 2019 top issues of aircraft emissions and “flight shame” have all but disappeared. But they will reappear just as soon as traffic recovers.
Nov 17, 2020
Collins Aerospace is to work with Boom Supersonic to develop the inlet, nacelle and exhaust system for the startup’s planned Mach 2.2 airliner, the Overture.
Nov 10, 2020
NASA is polling industry on technologies that have a high probability of being used in new single-aisle airliners entering service in 2030-35.