Boeing will provide engineering, manufacturing and flight-test resources, “as well as strategic vertical content,” to bring the AS2 to market.
Europe’s Clean Sky research and technology project begins work on hybrid laminar flow control, focusing on production and operational issues.
The investment casting process is pivotal to aeroengine manufacturing, which is why it may soon become a vulnerability.
Joby’s quiet S4; Fuel cell UAV, TriFan ready for flight; Bell flies APT70; Jaunt’s Carter eVTOL.
Passive aeroelastic-tailored wing tests form first steps to proving aerodynamic and structural benefits of advanced composite design and manufacturing techniques.
First unveiled two years ago, the Ehang 184 electric VTOL air taxi is flying passengers in tests of both single- and two-seat versions.
Boeing foresees Super Hornet sale to India; Switzerland grounds F/A-18s; U.S. green-lights naval weapons sale to Finland, and Turkey’s new Anka-S UAS.
Joby Aviation is the latest startup to attract significant investment for its eVTOL air taxi as Uber moves to help remove roadblocks to urban air transport.
Vahana flies; Joby secures $100 million; NASA assesses BLI; detect-and-avoid for drones.
GE tackling GE9X fix and maintenance issues with CF6 engines powering 747-400 flying testbed before first flight of new engine for Boeing’s 777X.