Airbus A350 Makes 1st US Trip

Airbus A350 Makes 1st US Trip

May 7, 2014 | Woodrow Bellamy III The A350 XWB has made its first trip to the United States as Airbus prepares its latest passenger jet for expected entry into service in the fourth quarter of 2014. MSN 2, the second test aircraft in the A350 program, has arrived at...
UAV039 Alaska UAS Test Site Stands Up

UAV039 Alaska UAS Test Site Stands Up

The Alaska UAS test site stands up, the X-37B space drone reaches 500 days in orbit, the National Park Service says no drones but archaeologists say yes, a drone delivery gone wrong, and armed drones for everyone. The News: Fairbanks flight opens unmanned aircraft...
USAF Defends Sole-Source EELV Deal

USAF Defends Sole-Source EELV Deal

May 8, 2014 | Amy Butler | AWIN First WASHINGTON – The U.S. Air Force is defending its sole-source buy of launches from United Launch Alliance (ULA) as a “good deal” for the taxpayer, amid a lawsuit from upstart Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), which claims to...
CE-Liner, the electric passenger jet of tomorrow

CE-Liner, the electric passenger jet of tomorrow

by Nino Marchetti, EarthTechling  As commercial airlines experiment with biofuels as alternatives for cleaner air travel, would an all-electric solution instead be the answer? 

We’ve certainly seen our share of small electric airplanes that host a few people,...