Probable cause: The pilot’s excessive application of aft stick during takeoff, which resulted in an aerodynamic stall. Contributing to this accident was the pilot’s inexperience in the airplane.
Five legs, most over open ocean, in a single-engine piston-powered homebuilt aircraft.
Lufthansa plans to significantly change the group structure in a move that analysts hope will make it more attractive for investors.
The company behind the MyRadar smartphone app has launched a first, experimental cubesat designed to monitor aircraft signals from space and support a rapid response capability by rescue organizations.
Standards organization RTCA has announced that it has formed a committee of industry and government experts to develop requirements for counter-unmanned aircraft systems to protect airports and other sites from rogue drones.
Leidos, a heavyweight government services provider, has throttled up its rivalry with defense primes L3Harris Technologies and Raytheon for providing support work to the FAA.
Boeing and startup Kitty Hawk have unveiled a joint venture that is developing the Cora two-seat electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing autonomous air taxi.
Though quite small, curious seasonal variations in concentrations of oxygen in the thin atmosphere above the floor of the nearly 100-mi.-wide Gale Crater and ancient lake bed on Mars have scientists involved in NASA’s Curiosity rover baffled and striving to provide an explanation.
Britain will invest £374 million ($483 million) with ESA over the next five years, helping secure its involvement in projects such as NASA’s Lunar Gateway, the Rosalind Franklin Mars Rover and programs to monitor climate change.
If proof were needed of the rapid pace of innovation in aerospace, attention should be paid to the Leonardo-Diamond collaboration, the DA62 MSA (Mission Surveillance Aircraft).