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Nasa's Orion exploration capsule completes final assembly and testing
31 October, 2014
Nasa's Orion exploration capsule has completed final assembly and testing at Nasa’s Launch Abort System Facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida,...
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AeroMobil unveils multi-modal prototype AeroMobil 3.0 flying car
Friday, October 31, 2014 Slovakian firm AeroMobil has unveiled its advanced multi-modal prototype flying roadster, AeroMobil 3.0....

Bombardier scraps plan for aircraft joint venture in Russia
Friday, October 31, 2014 Bombardier has shelved plans to form a joint venture in Russia with state-owned industrial and defence firm Rostec, to manufacture its Q400 turboprop airliners....

Triumph to build wing components for Gulfstream G500 and G600 business jets
Thursday, October 30, 2014 Triumph Aerostructures - Vought Aircraft Division has secured a $250m contract from Gulfstream Aerospace to provide wing structural components for the recently launched G500 and G600 business jets....

Insitu reveals ScanEagle 2 unmanned aircraft
Thursday, October 30, 2014 US unmanned aerial vehicles producer Insitu has unveiled ScanEagle 2, the next-generation of its ScanEagle platform. ...

SES's Astra 2G satellite reaches Baikonur Cosmodrome ahead of launch
Thursday, October 30, 2014 SES's telecommunications satellite Astra 2G has been delivered to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in preparation for launch next month....

Orbital’s Antares rocket explodes on launch to ISS
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 The Orbital Sciences-built Antares has exploded during its mission to the International Space Station (ISS) due to a ‘catastrophic’ failure in the vehicle....

ESA selected to manage Copernicus ‘space component’ until 2021
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 The European Commission has selected the European Space Agency (ESA) to manage the operations of Copernicus ‘space component’ until 2021....

Garmin releases GDL 84 automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast solution for aircraft
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Garmin International has released GDL 84 automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) solution for aircraft operators....

Es’hailSat selects SES TechCom for services on teleport facility in Qatar
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Qatar satellite firm Es’hailSat has selected SES TechCom, a wholly owned subsidiary of SES, to provide consultancy services on its proposed development of teleport facility....

Melbourne researchers to develop bird inspired anti-turbulence technology for aircraft
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Scientists at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, are developing a new system claimed to reduce turbulence on flights....

UK’s Centre for Process Innovation reveals windowless aircraft concept
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 UK-based Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has come up with a windowless aircraft concept, which will replace windows with ultra-thin smartscreen panels....

ExxonMobil and Pratt & Whitney to test synthetic jet engine oil
Monday, October 27, 2014 ExxonMobil and Pratt & Whitney have partnered to test synthetic jet engine oil Mobil Jet Oil 387 on PurePower engine variants....

Rolls-Royce and Hispano-Suiza to create JV for civil aircraft engine components
Monday, October 27, 2014 Rolls-Royce and Hispano-Suiza (Safran) have agreed to form a joint venture, to produce accessory drive train transmissions (ADT) for civil aircraft engines....

Nasa seeks partners to develop ultra-lightweight materials for future space missions
Monday, October 27, 2014 Nasa is inviting proposals to develop and demonstrate scalable and cost-effective ultra-lightweight materials for use on future aerospace vehicles and structures....

Kunming Airlines to buy ten Boeing 737 aircraft
Friday, October 24, 2014 China-based Kunming Airlines has agreed to buy ten Boeing 737s, including four Next-Generation 737-700s and six 737 MAX...

Kuwait lessor Alafco plans to buy 15 aircraft
Friday, October 24, 2014 Aviation Lease & Finance (Alafco), a unit of Kuwait Finance House (KFH), is preparing to buy 15 new aircraft in the next two years with an investment of around $600m....

Northrop Grumman to build microwave sounder for JPSS-2 satellite
Friday, October 24, 2014 Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems has secured a contract from Nasa to provide advanced technology microwave sounder (ATMS) instrument for flight on the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)...

GKN Aerospace reveals innovative wing technology
Thursday, October 23, 2014 GKN Aerospace and Airbus have partnered to develop an ultra-high performance, natural laminar flow (NLF) wing for the next-generation of low emission aircraft....

Boeing and COMAC open demonstration plant for sustainable aviation biofuel
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Boeing has partnered with Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) to open a demonstration facility, to produce sustainable aviation biofuel from waste cooking oil in China....

Russia’s Proton-M rocket launches Express-AM6 telecommunications satellite
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Russia's Proton-M rocket has successfully blasted-off with the Express-AM6 telecommunications satellite from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. ...


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