Date Last Updated: August 22, 2019

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  • New Tiltrotor Aircraft Seeks FAA Approval

    The value of military aircraft with both short takeoff and landing (STOL) and vertical takeoff and landing capabilities (VTOL) was recognized by the United States Department of Defense decades ...

  • VTOL X-Plane Development Challenge

    As aviation technology continues to develop at breakneck speed, the goal of producing aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities, that can fly as fast as a fixed-wing ...

  • 2013 National Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

    Home of the legendary Wright Brothers, and widely considered to be the "birthplace of aviation", Dayton is the perfect location for the National Aviation Hall of Fame...

  • Algae-oil Based Biofuel for Aviation Industry

    With the increasing demand for a cleaner burning aviation fuel obtained from renewable resources, Airbus recently signed a deal at the 9th China International Air Show...

  • Citation Ten Puts Cessna Back in Top Spot as Fastest Civil Aircraft

    Cessna Aircraft Corporation recently announced that its Citation Ten has reclaimed the top spot as the fastest civil airplane with a maximum Mach of 0.935. Cessna’s Citation X held the fastest ...

  • Entertainment and Innovation at Farnborough Airshow

    Taking place every second year at Farnborough Airport in Hampshire, England, the Farnborough International Airshow, is both a trade show for the aviation industry, and an entertaining event for ...

  • Wildlife Hazards and Aviation Safety

    With recent FAA data revealing that aircraft bird strikes in the United States continue to pose a significant threat to both civil and military aviation, the services of the Bird Strike ...

  • South Carolina’s First 787 Destined for India

    The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to come out of the Chicago-based airplane manufacturer's South Carolina plant was celebrated recently at a function in North Charleston. The aircraft will undergo ...

  • Boeing and Airbus Dominate Global Market

    With Boeing and Airbus dominating a global market valued at US$100 billion annually, the two aircraft manufacturers continue to vie for first place in this lucrative business sector. First ...

  • Pipistrel Virus-SW914 to Circumnavigate Globe

    In a collaborative project between Penn State University and Slovenian aircraft manufacturer, Pipistrel, the Virus-SW914 aircraft was launched on 8 January this year from Ljubljana, with the aim ...

  • Dreamliner Kicks Off Tour in China

    Promoted as the "first new airplane of the 21st Century", the Boeing 737 Dreamliner arrived in Beijing on Sunday 4 December to start its scheduled six month tour which will include Ethiopia, ...

  • Electric-Powered Aircraft Designers Awarded $1.35 Million

    Encouraging eco-friendly innovation, the Google sponsored Green Flight Challenge that was conducted by the CAFE Foundation culminated in the $1.35 million prize being awarded by NASA to ...