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UK committee calls for balance between drone development and regulations
05 March, 2015
The unmanned aircraft industry needs to come up with new technologies to make Europe a leader in the segment, but regulators need to take necessary measures to control the use of drones, observed...
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Rolls-Royce RR300 engines to power Robinson’s R66 helicopter
Thursday, March 05, 2015 Robinson Helicopter has selected Rolls-Royce to provide at least 1,000 RR300 engines to power its R66 turbine-powered...

Airbus Helicopters unveils twin-engine H160 rotorcraft
Thursday, March 05, 2015 Airbus Helicopters has unveiled H160, a twin-engine 5.5t-6t-class rotorcraft, at the ongoing Heli-Expo 2015 event in Orlando, Florida,...

Nasa and Boeing to conduct vibration testing of SLS thrust vector control actuators
Thursday, March 05, 2015 Nasa and Boeing are preparing to conduct vibration testing for thrust vector control actuator of the Space Launch System...

Potential sites selected for UK’s first spaceport
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 The UK Government has shortlisted five locations as the possible sites for the country’s first...

Macquarie Group to buy 90 AWAS aircraft for $4bn
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Australia-based Macquarie Group has agreed to buy a portfolio of 90 passenger aircraft from Irish aircraft lessor AWAS Aviation Capital for...

Air Methods to buy 200 Bell 407GXP helicopters
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Air medical transport services provider Air Methods has agreed to buy 200 newly launched Bell 407GXP...

Honeywell to support OneWeb’s satellite constellation for in-flight connectivity
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 OneWeb has selected Honeywell to provide aircraft equipment and airtime services to expand in-flight connectivity for commercial and military...

Google prepares to conduct solar-powered internet drone test flights
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Google is preparing to conduct test flights of its solar-powered internet drones in the next few...

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 lifts-off ABS 3A and EUTELSAT 115 all-electric satellites
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 All-electric satellites, ABS 3A and EUTELSAT 115 West B, have launched to supersynchronous transfer orbit aboard SpaceX's Falcon 9...

Lockheed Martin and Rocket Lab partner to explore future aerospace technologies
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Lockheed Martin has agreed to invest in Rocket Lab, a New Zealand-based rocket research and development company, to support exploration of future aerospace...

Nasa prepares to integrate OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft systems
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Nasa is preparing to commence integration of systems on the spacecraft for Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-Rex)...

Rolls-Royce opens aircraft engine blade casting facility in UK
Monday, March 02, 2015 Rolls-Royce has officially opened a £110m advanced blade casting facility in Rotherham, England,...

Euroconsult reports small satellites worth $7.4bn are planned for launch in five years
Monday, March 02, 2015 Approximately 510 small satellites worth $7.4bn are estimated to be launched in the next five years, according to research by...

Bombardier CS300 aircraft makes first flight
Monday, March 02, 2015 Bombardier has completed first flight of the CS300 aircraft, the stretch version of the original CS100, at its facility in Mirabel, Québec,...

Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia to trial new aircraft tracking system
Monday, March 02, 2015 Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia have partnered to trial a new tracking technology to enhance aircraft monitoring over remote oceanic...

Honda Aircraft to install first HondaJet flight simulator in US
Friday, February 27, 2015 Honda Aircraft is installing the first HondaJet flight simulator in Greensboro, North Carolina,...

RMIT researchers develop technology for drones to communicate as pilots
Friday, February 27, 2015 Researchers from RMIT University have developed a new system, which allows drone to communicate with air traffic...

Solar Impulse 2 completes first test flights in Abu Dhabi
Friday, February 27, 2015 Solar Impulse 2 project team has conducted the first test flights of the solar-powered aircraft in Abu Dhabi ahead of its planned round-the-world flight in early...

Nasa to launch Magnetospheric Multiscale spacecraft in March
Friday, February 27, 2015 Nasa is preparing to launch quartet of Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) spacecraft on 12 March aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 on Cape Canaveral Air...

Tekever demonstrates technology to control drones using brainwaves
Thursday, February 26, 2015 Tekever has demonstrated new brain computer interface (BCI) technology, which can control a drone from the ground using human...


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