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CubCrafters Opens New Completion Center

CubCrafters is building out its house. Because a good portion of the 100 aircraft the Yakima, Washington-based manufacturer plans to build in 2019 are experimental versions as part of its Factory eXperimental...

Podcast: Most Grounded Tamarack Jets Now Upgraded

Tamarack Aerospace says most of the Citation 525 series jets equipped with its ATLAS active winglets grounded by AD in May are now fitted with revised hardware. The company—and owners—are awaiting technical...

Boeing Admits To ‘Mistake’ In Handling MAX Issues (Corrected)

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg told reporters on Sunday that the company made a “mistake” in not immediately telling regulators, pilots and airlines about the problems it was having with the angle of...

Airbus Tests ‘Flapping’ Wingtips

Airbus is testing a scale model of an A321 with “flapping” wingtips it says may lead to lighter and less draggy wing designs. The AlbatrossOne remote control aircraft has been fitted with...
Mitsubishi SpaceJet

Mitsubishi Rebrands MRJ

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has announced that it has given its MRJ aircraft family the "commercial" name SpaceJet. The SpaceJet M90, formerly the MRJ90, began certification flight test activities in the U.S. in...

Electric Aircraft: Battery Life Just As Important As Capacity

Battery limitations continue to stunt the potential of electric aircraft, but Uber is betting that current technology is good enough to make urban air mobility workable now and will only improve as the vehicles mature....
International Space Station

NASA Opens ISS To Commercial Missions

NASA has announced that it is opening the International Space Station (ISS) to commercial businesses. To qualify for a spot on the ISS, the agency says commercial activities must show that they...
Boeing PAV eVTOL

Boeing eVTOL Prototype Crashes

Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Science’s autonomous Passenger Air Vehicle (PAV) electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) prototype crashed during its fifth test flight, company spokespeople told several news outlets at the Uber...

Uber Elevate: Pick A Fantasy

At its third conference, Uber Elevate sketched a future that's hard to believe. But sooner or later, some version of it is coming.

Pipistrel Unveils 801 eVTOL

Slovenia-based Pipistrel Vertical Solutions threw its hat into the eVTOL ring Tuesday by revealing a multi-fan electric airplane with vertical takeoff and landing capability. At Uber’s Elevate Summit in Washington, D.C., Pipistrel...

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Two Tragic Accidents And We’re Arguing About Sim Time?

You'd think Boeing would try belt and suspenders this time. But for the revised MAX, it wants to again try what already didn't work.

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How Daher Builds the TBM Turboprop

Daher's factory in Tarbes, France, is one of the most modern aerospace facilities in the world. In this long-form video, AVweb explains...