Boeing and Virgin Galactic will work together to develop commercial space access and high-speed exo-atmospheric transport systems under a strategic alliance announced on Oct. 8.
Pratt & Whitney will reduce the unit recurring flyaway (URF) cost of the F135 engine by 3% over a three-year ordering period for Lockheed Martin F-35s scheduled for delivery from 2020 to 2022, the company says.
High altitude long endurance aircraft and High Altitude Pseudo-Satellites have attracted the U.S. Force Service’s interest for monitoring wildfires and relaying communication signals.
Boeing has selected a new airframe supplier for the AH-6i helicopter to offer to potential international buyers, including Thailand, a company spokesman says.
Airbus, Bell and Boeing have formally offered their attack-helicopter types to fill a requirement to replace the European manufacturer’s Tiger ARH in Australian Army service.
India plans to unveil the Mark 2 variant of its Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) in 2022.
Engineers in Norway have started ground tests of a compact 2.5-megawatt generator, marking a key milestone towards flight tests of the Airbus and Rolls-Royce E-Fan X hybrid-electric demonstrator in 2021.
Unmanned, but designed around carrying passengers, the vehicle made two brief hover flights on Aug. 2. The flights, witnessed by Japanese press, were conducted inside a large safety cage at an NEC facility in Akibo City, a suburb of Tokyo.
Using experiments and digital simulations, Siemens’ eAircraft said it has proved the feasibility of a high power-density superconducting generator that could be used in a hybrid-electric propulsion system for future short-haul commercial aircraft.
CAPITAL ONE will acquire KIPPSDESANTO & CO., an investment banking firm specialized in aerospace/defense, government and tech companies.