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August's top stories: Airlander 10 crash-lands, FAA's new commercial drone rules take effect
07 September, 2016 | by Mrinmoyee Hazarika
Airlander 10 has crash-landed at the end of its second test flight and the US Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) new small drone regulation becomes effective and ISRO is planning to launch...
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July's top stories: Virgin Atlantic's $4.4bn order, EPA findings on aircraft emission 08 August, 2016 by Mrinmoyee Hazarika Virgin Atlantic Airways finalised a $4.4bn deal with Airbus to buy 12 A350-1000 aircraft, and US' EPA confirmed a final endangerment and contribution findings that reveal carbon emissions...

June's top stories: Québec-Bombardier deal, FAA releases drones rules 06 July, 2016 by Mrinmoyee Hazarika Canada's Québec Government entered an agreement with Bombardier to make a previously announced $1bn investment in the C Series aircraft, and FAA released the first operational rules for...

May's top stories: China Eastern orders 20 Airbus, TransDigm Group to buy ILC Holdings 07 June, 2016 by Mrinmoyee Hazarika China Eastern ordered 20 Airbus A350 XWB and TransDigm Group agreed to buy ILC Holdings for $1bn. Aerospace-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from May...

Masters of the sky: the top 10 aerospace companies 06 June, 2016 The world’s top 10 aerospace companies hold a market share worth $433bn, with just Boeing, Airbus and United Technologies Corporation (UTC) earning over half of this...

April's top stories: Solar Impulse 2 ends flight, Vector Space Systems raises more than $1m 05 May, 2016 by Mrinmoyee Hazarika Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) airplane completed its three-day, two-night journey across the Pacific Ocean, and Vector Space Systems secured more than $1m from a group of angel investors to develop...

March's top stories: UAV flies in air and water, Thales Alenia Space and Sener deal 05 April, 2016 by Mrinmoyee Hazarika US researchers demonstrated a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can operate in air and water, and Thales Alenia Space signed a deal with Sener to evaluate collaboration in future...

February’s top stories: Gravitational waves in space detected, Boeing collaborates on aviation biofuel research 07 March, 2016 by Mrinmoyee Hazarika JAXA launches x-ray astronomy satellite, EasyJet to trial hydrogen fuel cell in aircraft, Virgin Galactic unveils new spaceship to take tourists into space. Aerospace-technology.com wraps up...

January’s top stories: Iran’s $25bn Airbus order, first flower in space 08 February, 2016 Canadian engineer unveils design concept for new Antipode hypersonic jet plane, Russian engineer unveils detachable cabin concept to save lives in plane crash, and Ehang develops...

2015: The year's biggest Aerospace Technology stories 04 January, 2016 by Nitin Kumar NASA to build a 3D printed rocket engine, Boeing gets a patent for a drone that can turn into a submarine, and Amazon unveils a delivery drone prototype. Aerospace-technology.com wraps up the...

The biggest aerospace company takeovers in 2015 23 December, 2015 The global aerospace market continued to grow in 2015 buoyed by strong growth in the commercial sector neatly offsetting lower defence sales. Aerospace-technology.com lists the biggest...

The 10 countries most active in space 22 December, 2015 While few countries have the technological capability to operate large-scale missions, a host of ambitious nations are ensuring a competitive field in the race to colonise...

The biggest aircraft deals in 2015 21 December, 2015 Airbus and Boeing held all the aces, winning some big billion dolalr aircraft deals in 2015 including a whopping $26.5bn order by Indian airline Indigo - the biggest ever order for...

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