Norway’s Wideroe going electric; AFRL eyes hybrid-electric UAVs; Solid hydrogen for fuel cells; UK to decarbonize; Gliding from the stratosphere; UK waste-to-fuel.
Agency completes drone traffic management testing in urban environments.
Airbus Perlan 2 sets soaring record; Airbus spinoff sets sail; Uber shortlists international city contenders; Bell UAS demo for NASA, and JETcopter unveils air taxi concept.
Fit checks for first electric motor conducted on X-57 Maxwell as composite cruise optimized wing comes stogether for follow-on test phase.
Europe’s Clean Sky research program drops plan to flight-test Safran’s open-rotor engine as market interest shifts to other concepts.
For increasingly diverse airspace needs, simulator will evaluate impact of policy options
Airbus launches a project at its Silicon Valley outpost to help fundamentally redefine air traffic management to enable new types and uses of aircraft.
Multi-industry companies armed with knowledge of infrastructure, robotics and AI are betting that their broad expertise can win them a share of the burgeoning robotic inspection market.
Record-setting Perlan 2 sailplane test flights target higher stratospheric missions
The timing was right—with the needed winds—for altitude record-breaking tests in the southern Andes.
University claims a speed record as it develops a jet-powered unmanned aircraft as a testbed for adaptive flight controls, beyond-line-of-sight communications and other technologies.
Drone for Saturn’s moon; solar wing for atmospheric satellite; China develops alumics; robot applies riblets, and new alloy for metal printing.