Virgin Galactic Welcomes Announcement of New Air-Launched Space System as Foundation for Commercial Orbital Operation.
The announcement from Paul Allen and Burt Rutan today (www.stratolaunch.com) represents the latest chapter in the extraordinary story of commercial space. The initial collaboration between the two men produced SpaceShipOne and gave Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic the confidence… Continue reading
GE Aviation’s H80 turboprop engine has received type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) during a celebration in Prague in the Czech Republic. This is the first GE Aviation engine to receive its initial type certification from EASA.… Continue reading
Daily traffic dropped by 11.6% in November 2011 compared to October, and decreased by 1% compared to November 2010.
The traffic decrease in November was higher than expected, coinciding with a number of major airlines cutting capacity for the winter… Continue reading
Portuguese companies will supply structural parts for the military airlifter and aerial refueling jet developed by Embraer Defense and Security
Embraer Defense and Security signed a partnership contract with OGMA – Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal and EEA – Empresa de… Continue reading
“We are pleased to take delivery of our 50th Next-Generation 737 aircraft directly ordered from Boeing,” said Mr. Robert Martin, Managing Director and… Continue reading
The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to enter service for Japan Airlines (JAL) rolled out of the paint hangar last night. The airplane’s livery features the iconic new brand mark on its tail and underscores the airline’s commitment to provide the… Continue reading
Stratolaunch Systems, a Paul G. Allen project, is developing an air-launch system that will revolutionize space transportation by providing orbital access to space at lower costs, with greater safety and more flexibility. Delivering payloads in the 10,000lbm class into… Continue reading
BAE Systems’ infrared imaging seekers detected two short range ballistic missiles for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system flight test program at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii.
During the test, which occurred on Sept.… Continue reading
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed
between Cassidian on behalf of EADS Deutschland GmbH and Alenia
Aeronautica to jointly investigate the potential cooperation in the field of Medium
Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and
Unmanned Combat… Continue reading