With a focus on new technology more crucial than ever to maintain its competitive edge, Boeing steps up the tempo of its EcoDemonstrator testbed series.
High energy-density lithium-ion battery with silicon-nanowire anode enters production, offers potential solution for eVTOLs.
Active flow-control flaps; Tilt/fold VTOL; Zephyr HPAS base; Wing delivers in Helsinki; Galicia’s UAS ambitions.
To the traditional focus on commercial growth and defense procurement, add private spaceflight, aerospace startups, advanced rotorcraft and supersonic transports as areas to watch closely in 2018.
Flight trials in Edmonton, Alberta, focus on safely integrating drones used for bird scaring and land surveying into routine airport operations.