2020-01-09 - George Leopold

Airline Safety Omitted at CES

Conspicuously absent from a CES presentation on the future of aviation technology was the burning question of airline safety in…

2019-12-30 - George Leopold

Boeing Fails to Impress

On its maiden flight, Starliner spacecraft fails to reach the International Space Station.

2019-09-23 - Anthony Nicoli

Blog: Airliner OEMs Contend with Increasing Complexity

The trend has been to electrify more functions on airplanes, but increasing electrification also means increased complexity. The two qualities…

2019-07-12 - Hailey Lynne McKeefry

Space Flight is Going Green

Bell Aerospace officially commissioned NASA's Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) and begun on-orbit testing of a non-toxic, high-performance propellant.

2019-05-28 - Hailey Lynne McKeefry

6 Promising Space Projects Supported by NASA

The second phase offerings in NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program promise new innovative options in space

2019-05-10 - Hailey Lynne McKeefry

DuPont Opens New Aerospace Technology Center

Dupont's new Technology Center both aims to help engine designers to drive toward the goals of improved fuel efficiency, reduced…

2019-04-24 - Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

Thermal Control Systems in Space

Thermal verification, based on the performance of the overall system, should be carried out in the initial design phase

2019-04-08 - George Leopold

First Data Platform Certified by Avionics Group

FACE Consortium promotes open standards to achieve common, interoperable avionics.

2019-04-05 - Hailey Lynne McKeefry

Sabrewing Aircraft Commercialize VTOL Aircraft

The Aleut's, a native Alaskan tribe and the Sabrewing Aircraft Company, have signed an agreement valued at up to $43…

2019-03-28 - George Leopold

Boeing 737 MAX: A Question of Ethical Engineering

The saga of Boeing’s 737 MAX serves as a case study in engineering incompetence, and in engineering ethics – or…