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Australian researchers create world’s first 3D-printed aircraft engines
26 February, 2015
Researchers from the Monash University, CSIRO and Deakin University in Australia have created two 3D-printed aircraft...
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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...

SpaceX to launch SES-14 and SES-16 / GovSat satellites aboard Falcon 9 rocket
Thursday, February 26, 2015 SpaceX has secured a contract from SES to launch SES-14 and SES-16 / GovSat aboard its Falcon 9 rocket in...

Queensland university researchers develop unmanned aircraft self-landing technology
Thursday, February 26, 2015 Queensland University of Technology's (QUT) Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA) has developed an automated emergency landing system (AELS) that enable unmanned aircraft...

Boeing to equip 777X aircraft with BAE Systems’ remote electronic units
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Boeing selected BAE Systems' remote electronic units (REU) for its twin-aisle 777X...

Sentinel-2A earth observation satellite prepares for lift-off in June
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 The European Space Agency's (ESA) Sentinel-2A earth observation satellite has completed testing and is preparing for launch on 12 June aboard a Vega rocket from Kourou space centre in French...

Flite-Wise project develops wireless sensor technology for aircraft monitoring
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 EU-backed Flite Instrumentation Test Wireless Sensor (FLITE-WISE) project has devised a new wireless sensor system to support continuous monitoring of...

Airbus plans to raise A320 aircraft production to 50 a month by 2017
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Airbus is reportedly planning to increase production of its narrow-body twin-engine A320 aircraft to 50 a month within two years from the current rate of...

Allegiant Travel to buy six Airbus A319 from Cebu Pacific
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Allegiant Travel Company has signed a deal with Philippines-based carrier Cebu Pacific to buy six Airbus A319...

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise looks to sell StandardAero aviation unit for $1.8bn
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Aircraft leasing firm Dubai Aerospace Enterprise is reportedly planning to sell its StandardAero aviation services unit for $1.8bn....

Whitcraft selected to provide next-generation PurePower GTF engine parts and assemblies
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 US-based Whitcraft has secured a $234m contract from Pratt & Whitney to supply parts and assemblies for the next-generation PurePower geared turbofan (GTF) engine...

COMAC plans to conduct C919 test flights
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) is reportedly planning to commence test flights of C919 aircraft this...

Jonal Laboratories to provide rubber-based components for Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines
Monday, February 23, 2015 Pratt & Whitney has awarded a contract to Jonal Laboratories to provide non-metallic rubber-based elastomeric parts for its aircraft...

Aeros commences production of 40E ‘Sky Dragon’ airship
Monday, February 23, 2015 Lighter-than-air aircraft manufacturer Worldwide Aeros (Aeros) has commenced production of its latest airship, 40E 'Sky Dragon', at its engineering and production complex in Montebello,...

New Zealand and Australia ground Robinson R44 series helicopters over possible defects
Monday, February 23, 2015 The Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand and Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) have grounded all Robinson R44 series helicopters equipped with a (C016-7) Dash 7 main rotor...

Bombardier receives approval for CS300 aircraft flight tests
Monday, February 23, 2015 Transport Canada has issued a flight permit to Bombardier Commercial Aircraft to conduct first flight of its CS300...

ESA member countries approve earth explorer Biomass satellite programme
Friday, February 20, 2015 Member states of the European Space Agency (ESA) have approved the Biomass satellite...

Battelle tests ice protection technology for drones
Friday, February 20, 2015 US-based Battelle has tested a new ice protection system for unmanned aerial...

Nasa and Orbital ATK engineers to test solid rocket booster avionics for SLS rocket
Friday, February 20, 2015 Nasa and Orbital ATK engineers are preparing to test solid rocket booster avionics for the Space Launch System (SLS)...

Dual Electronics and Arclarity to develop collision avoiding system for drones
Friday, February 20, 2015 Dual Electronics and Arclarity have partnered to develop a sense-and-avoid system for autonomously flying...

Alaska Airlines to buy six Boeing 737-900 ER aircraft
Thursday, February 19, 2015 US-based Alaska Airlines has placed a $594m order with Boeing for six Boeing 737-900 extended range (ER)...


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