According to ASI Executive Director Richard McSpadden, the reduction in general aviation fatal accidents -- preliminary figures for 2017 suggest the decline is continuing -- appeared to support the effectiveness of numerous industry initiatives to reduce those mishaps.
British aerospace trade association ADS has written to senior government ministers in a bid to urgently clarify post-Brexit trading agreements.
Triumph Group’s continued breakup to the benefit of TECT Aerospace rolled on Oct. 10 with a deal over Triumph’s Nashville, Tennessee, assembly operations.
J.J. Frigge joined Hartzell Propeller, based in Piqua, Ohio, in 2011 as the company’s controller. In 2013, Frigge took over the day-to-day operations of the business in addition to marketing and brand building. He assumed his current position in March. Previously, Frigge was finance manager at Proctor & Gamble.
Stillwater Flight Center, a fixed base operator at Stillwater Regional Airport in Oklahoma, has expanded.
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation is hoping to sign up new customers for its SpaceJet aircraft family program by year’s end, as it pushes ahead with type certification testing for the aircraft.
Oklahoma State University (OSU) and Vigilant Aerospace Systems conducted an autonomous, long-distance flight of a small fixed-wing drone using Vigilant’s unmanned traffic management (UTM) and active detect-and-avoid system to monitor the aircraft.
Porsche has become the latest carmaker to embrace urban air mobility (UAM), signing a memorandum of understanding with Boeing to study product development for the premium market for personal air vehicles.
Sustainable energy company Velocys says it will be able to produce “negative-emissions” fuels, after striking a deal to capture and store the carbon dioxide that will be generated by the biomass-to-fuel plant it is planning to build in Mississippi.
Aero Engine Corp. of China (AECC) has begun testing major components for a turboshaft engine of at least 1,000 kW (1,300 hp) takeoff power for a future civil helicopter.