Electrifying seaplanes; Autonomous taxiing; Flying-V airliner; Boeing unmanned cargo; 3D-printed satellite launcher.
How have emerging technologies transformed the aftermarket and where is there still room for improvement?
Emerging technologies have transformed the aftermarket, but which areas still leave plenty of room for improvement?
Electric X-57 arrives; low-boom X-59 CDR; UK backs fuel-cell propulsion; Nordic electric aviation; GE pursues megawatt power; Equator electric seaplane.
The 20-shp-class UAV Turbines Monarch 5 microturbine propulsion system flew in an RQ-23 TigerShark, replacing a Herbrandson two-stroke piston engine.
Backing for battery pack developer; Italian Eurofighters to launch satellites? France tests smallsat air launch; Drone Remote ID; Wing picks delivery partners.
Hawk30 flies; BAE buys HAPS developer; Austrian tests inspection drones; Helipad monitoring; Carmaker backs Volocopter.
The potential—and limitations—of technology to transform the MRO workspace
From additive manufacturing to cobots, exoskeletons and augmented reality, the aviation MRO industry is in for changes in how work is done.
Africa’s Yamaha drones; disposable combat aircraft; Volocopter in Finland trial; eVTOL concepts pass 200 mark; Tempest-D looks at Hurricane Dorian.
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.
As more hydrogen-powered vehicles hit the roads, fuel cells are attracting interest for electric aviation.