If battery power can be kept to a minimum, parallel hybrid-electric propulsion could provide significant fuel savings over short airline flights.
Certification testing specialist promotes the concept of commercially operated civil supersonic corridor for overland flight testing.
Multifan design could boost boundary-layer ingestion performance of otherwise conventionally configured electric-powered airliners.
Electrifying seaplanes; Autonomous taxiing; Flying-V airliner; Boeing unmanned cargo; 3D-printed satellite launcher.
Hydrogen fuel-cell producer unveils a concept for a zero-emissions regional aircraft designed to link smaller communities.
Low-boom demo will be NASA’s next X-plane
NASA’s low-boom flight demonstrator will be the agency’s first manned supersonic X-plane since 1990.
Drone-delivery viability takes next step with X’s Project Wing trials
If retailers and customers need new skills to use drone delivery, the idea could have difficulty taking off, so Alphabet’s Project Wing is working with real-world users of its planned service.
First all-new big core configuration in 50 years paves way for next-gen Advance and UltraFan
The core is the common element of the company’s plan to make a step change in efficiency with two engine families, the Advance and the UltraFan, for the 2020s.
Small unmanned aircraft set new standards for flight endurance as developers push the limits of aerodynamics and propulsion.
Scaled flies Model 401; Yamaha goes multicopter; Flirtey flies defibrillators; Spike tests supersonic design; DARPA taps Aerojet for TBCC; Dubai’s firefighting UAV.