As tensions rise over the establishment of China’s ADIZ (Air Defence Identification Zone) over the East China Sea, what can an unclassified PC simulation tell us about how a real-life clash might play out? Wargaming and analysis of an uncomfortably realistic flashpoint.
TIM ROBINSON reports from Day 4 of the Dubai Air Show, held on 17-21 November and provides analysis of this highly significant aerospace exhibition.
TIM ROBINSON reports on the aviation and aerospace news highlights from the third day at the Dubai Air Show 2013 – held on 17-21 November.
TIM ROBINSON reports on the aviation and aerospace news highlights from the second day at the Dubai Air Show 2013 – held on 17-21 November.
TIM ROBINSON reports on highlights from the first day at the Dubai Air Show 2013 – held on 17-21 November.
A preview of what to look forward to at the Dubai Air Show 2013 on 17-21 November
After a global agreement on carbon emissions trading was agreed at the recent International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) summit – the European Commission (EC) may now ‘restart the clock’ and re-implement its unilateral ETS scheme. In this guest post, Howard Wheeldon FRAeS argues that this move puts at risk the very future of the European aerospace industry.
Watch the inside story of Felix Baumgartner’s record-breaking space jump from the perspective of Red Bull Stratos Technical Director, Art Thompson in this exclusive video of his RAeS Lecture.
Competition between US states to host key FAA test sites for unmanned aircraft is hotting up. BILL READ reports on Oklahoma’s chances as it targets the civil UAV revolution.
The airline industry is now moving out of survival mode and into a new period of growth, but, argues RAeS Head of Research, Professor KEITH HAYWARD, profits may still be elusive. Is this another bubble heading for a nasty collision with econominc reality? Analysis.
Lost in space? TIM ROBINSON reviews the new visually stunning science fiction film, ‘Gravity’ centred on astronauts adrift in orbit that raises the growing menace of space debris.
In September, Airbus celebrated the delivery of the first carbon composite elevator for the A350 to be made in its new joint venture facility in northeast China. A report from the Composite Manufacturing Centre in Harbin, China
The civil UAV revolution is fast taking off. The launch of the UK’s National Aeronautics Centre this week is a vision to keep the UK at the forefront of this new aerospace sector. TIM ROBINSON asks, will it succeed?
Professor Keith Hayward, RAeS Head of Research, provides expert comment and analysis on the House of Commons’ recent report on the CVF aircraft carrier project.
What are the air power options for US military planners for strikes against Syria? Initial analysis and assessment.
In the run-up to the next UK Strategic Defence and Security Review in 2015, HOWARD WHEELDON FRAeS outlines the changes and challenges for the British defence and aerospace industry in supporting the RAF’s operations and Government industrial strategy.
It is a myth that apprenticeships equal greasy hands and limited horizons. ROSALIND AZOUZI, RAeS Careers and Education Manager, provides an overview of the modern aerospace and aviation apprentice scene.
Pan-European aerospace and defence group EADS is set to ditch its old identity and become the ‘Airbus Group’ in 2014 in a rebranding and restructuring. Commentary and analysis on this corporate move.