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 can be balanced, however - we are seeing increased reliability.

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 noise, and reduced emissions

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 million

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 the lack thereof.

2019-03-21 - Junko Yoshida

Boeing 737 Max: Is Automation at Fault?

Why the catastrophic plane crashes of Indonesia's Lion Air last October and another by Ethiopian Airlines last week should be setting off alarms in the automotive industry.