As teams from Boeing fan out across the globe to get grounded Dreamliners back into the air will this battery fix be enough to restore the fortunes of the 787? Analysis
On 12 April the Royal Aeronautical Society and Boeing held a celebration event at Farnborough Airport to mark the first flight of the Schools Build A Plane project – a pioneering aerospace STEM intiative. VIDEO interview with young people involved & test pilot.
Converting passenger airliners into cargo aircraft can be a costly and time consuming business. However, LCF Conversions is marketing an innovative low-cost option that could provide a competitive alternative to conventional P2F conversions – report.
A series of highly public problems, including a global grounding, has stricken Boeing’s flagship 787 Dreamliner. Is this simply teething troubles or indications of deeper flaws? Analysis.
Despite a last minute reprieve, the threat of sequestration or the ‘fiscal cliff’ to the US aerospace and defence sector has not gone away. Professor KEITH HAYWARD, RAeS Head of Research, looks at the new danger of the debt ceiling.
Aerospace International Editor TIM ROBINSON felt ‘the need.. the need for speed’ on the final trade day of Farnborough Air Show this summer, with a demonstration flight in a Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet from the US Navy.
Back in office, President Obama returns to confront the challenges of sequestration. The ‘fiscal cliff’ that the US defence sector is now teetering on has implications beyond America’s shores. Professor KEITH HAYWARD, RAeS Head of Research, assesses the situation.
Will the airliner of the future be able to sense if the pilot is drifting off to sleep and wake them up? A fascinating glimpse into Airbus’ thinking for future airliner flight decks and the forthcoming A350XWB.
The Seventh International Flight Crew Training Conference saw the Royal Aeronautical Society take centre stage in global efforts to update pilot training. A report on the RAeS’s key role in co-ordinating next-generation pilot training initiatives.
The iconic Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter has turned 50. A report on the heavy lift chopper that just goes on and on.
Is the aerospace sector doing all that it can to promote STEM subjects as a gateway into the exciting world of aviation and space? Or can more be done?
A report on progress in green e-taxiing technology for airliners – promising fuel savings for airlines while aircraft are still on the ground.
Analysis and summary of the 2012 Farnborough Air Show on 9-15 July, including the Futures Day.
A report of the highlights from the fourth and final trade day of the 2012 Farnborough Air Show on 9-15 July
A report of the highlights from the third day of the 2012 Farnborough Air Show on 9-15 July
A report of the highlights from the second day of the 2012 Farnborough Air Show on 9-15 July
A report of the highlights from the first day of the 2012 Farnborough Air Show on 9-15 July