DENSO said it signed a long-term agreement with Honeywell, establishing an alliance focused on electric propulsion units to meet new aerospace needs. The companies will develop and manufacture electric propulsion systems for aircraft, initially prioritizing the urban air mobility (UAM) segment with a focus on air taxis and delivery vehicles
Israel Aerospace Industries' (IAI) Aviation Group said today it signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), with the Incheon International Airport and Sharp Technics, to establish a Passenger 2 Cargo (P2F) conversion site in South Korea. The facility will specialize in converting Boeing 777-ERSF ("Big Twin") from passenger to freighter
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) gave its seal of approval for the return to service of a modified version of the Boeing 737 MAX airplane. It mandated a package of software upgrades, electrical working rework, maintenance checks, operations manual updates and crew training which will allow the plane to...
Russias MC-21-300 airliner rolled off the runway during tests of its emergency braking systems and simulated failure of one engine. “The crew was not injured and no visible damage to the aircraft was found
Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) is working on a new version of the countrys first passenger aircraft, Superjet 100, under its SSJ New Project. Under the project, foreign-made systems and components of the aircraft will be replaced with domestic ones, including jet engines
Russias new regional passenger turboprop aircraft Il-114-300 made its first flight at the Zhukovsky airfield, today. The aircraft was manufactured by United Aircraft Corporation (UAC)
The MC-21 medium-range passenger aircraft made its first flight with a domestically-made engine, Rostec state corporation, the holding company of Russian aerospace and defence entities announced today. “On December 15, 2020, at the airfield of the Irkutsk Aviation Plant, the first flight of the MC-21-310 aircraft, equipped with new Russian PD-14 engines, took place
Russias state-run Rostec announced today that tests of gas generator for PD-8 engine that will power Sukhoi Superjet 100 airliner will take place in March 2021. If successful, the gas generator is likely to be
China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Corporation (CRAIC) projects delivery of 1,000 CR929 250-to-350 seat wide-body twinjet airliners by 2045. "The project of CR929, first long-range wide-body jetliner jointly developed by China and Russia, moves forward steadily, with a total of 1,000 expected to be handed over between 2023 and 2045," chief Chinese designer Chen Yingchun said at an aviation summit in Hangzhou Wednesday
EmbraerX, and Airservices, Australias civil air navigation service provider, have developed a concept of operations (CONOPS) for the air taxi market, also known as urban air mobility (UAM). Using the City of Melbourne, Australia as a model, the CONOPS examines how existing air traffic management solutions can initially enable UAM operations while simultaneously preparing for scale of operations through new traffic management technologies
A NASA supercomputer has simulated flight of an aircraft cruising at speeds twice that of todays commercial jets, without generating any sound.