Boeing has started production of the first 737 MAX fuselage stringers at Boeing Fabrication Integrated AeroStructures in Auburn, Wash. Stringers run the length of the fuselage structure giving it stability and strength.
News: Northrop faked tests of GPS systems, whistle-blower suit claims - An employee of defense giant Northrop Grumman Inc. claims in a lawsuit that the company’s workers repeatedly took risky shortcuts and faked tests of navigational systems made for use in military fighter jets, drones and submarines. Business: Former AgustaWestland head cleared of corruption charge,…
Boeing has completed environmental and performance qualification testing on the aircraft satellite communications antenna system it is developing for multipurpose satellite operator Al Yah Satellite Company (Yahsat) of the United Arab Emirates.
NASA’s extensive fleet of science assets, particularly those orbiting and roving Mars, have front row seats to image and study a once-in-a-lifetime comet flyby on Sunday, Oct. 19. Comet C/2013 A1, also known as comet Siding Spring, will pass within about 87,000 miles (139,500 kilometers) of the Red Planet – less than half the…
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., unveiled the first of two S-97 Raider™ helicopter prototypes in collaboration with LORD Corporation, a leader in the management of vibration, noise and motion control. Sikorsky teamed with specialized companies in the rotorcraft industry to develop this follow-up to its successful X2 TECHNOLOGY™ demonstrator aircraft….
One small “hot spot” in the U.S. Southwest is responsible for producing the largest concentration of the greenhouse gas methane seen over the United States – more than triple the standard ground-based estimate - according to a new study of satellite data by scientists at NASA and the University of Michigan.
Boeing and Virgin Atlantic Airways are celebrating the delivery of the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner.