Aerospace

Here's the video of the Syrian fighter jet being shot down by a US Navy pilot in June

On Jun. 18, F/A-18E Super Hornet belonging to the VFA-87 “Golden Warriors” and piloted by Lt. Cmdr. Michael “Mob” Tremel,” shot down a Syrian Arab Air Force Su-22 Fitter near the town of Resafa (40 km to the southwest of Raqqa, Syria).<p>The VFA-31 Tomcatters, also embarked on USS George Bush (CVN-77) …

Military

Trump’s ‘doomsday’ plane is a flying nuclear bunker

Welcome to the “Doomsday” planes — America’s secretive set of jets designed to wage nuclear war from the skies.<p>The specially-designed aircraft follow …

Nuclear

Trump supersizes America’s most famous aeroplane

<b>Trump's Air Force One looks similar to the one that Obama flew. But plans for a bigger one are now under way.</b><p>The US president walked down the stairs of Air Force One at an airport in Morristown, New Jersey. He gave a thumbs-up to journalists standing on the tarmac and as he walked past the cameras, …

Aviation

Watch Lockheed Martin laser-blast drones from the sky

Lockheed Martin has demonstrated a new laser weapon prototype that is able to shoot drones out of the sky. The prototype was recently tested at the …

Lockheed Martin

First tests of world's largest plane's massive engines

Stratolaunch is one of several new companies working to develop a functional air-launch-to-orbit aircraft. The project has been in development for …

Pratt & Whitney

SpaceX Satellite Broadband Network May Be Called 'Starlink' - ExtremeTech

SpaceX Satellite Broadband Network May Be Called ‘Starlink’<p>By on September 21, 2017 at 2:15 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links …

SpaceX

China's Link Space unveiled design for a reusable rocket

Reusable Rockets<p>China’s first private rocket company has unveiled the design for a reusable space launch system, that works in a similar manner to …

Exploration

Boeing takes off on a flight of hypocrisy against Bombardier

“WE WON’T do business with a company that is busy trying to sue us.” So said an uncharacteristically stern Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, …

Economics

Boeing: Russia To The Rescue

Boeing recently sold six Boeing 777s to Russian Aeroflot.<p>Roughly 100 slots are still available until 2025.<p>Russian and Iranian orders are important to …

Business

B-29 in Langley's Hangar

It’s been 55 years since a Boeing B-29 Superfortress aircraft has been in the NASA Langley hangar, according to records in the Research Services …

History of Science

SpaceX files trademark documents for its global Internet network

SpaceX seems to be taking a step forward in its plan to provide low-cost global internet access via a network of satellites. According to a report …

SpaceX

Boeing May Replace KC-46 Camera To Fix Scraping Issue

REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required)<p>Register now for free access to "Boeing May Replace KC-46 Camera To Fix Scraping Issue" and other …

Boeing

Trudeau’s banana republic approach to Bombardier and Boeing

Trudeau’s threat to ban Boeing from federal contracts unless it drops a trade complaint against Bombardier was like something out of Venezuela<p>There’s …

Canada

FireEye: Iranian Hackers Targeting Aerospace, Energy Firms in U.S., Saudi Arabia

A group of suspected Iranian hackers have been targeting aviation and energy firms in the U.S., Saudi Arabia and South Korea in a series of cyber …

Investing

Former Airbus UK chief tapped for senior role at Cobham

PARIS (Reuters) - Former Airbus UK President Paul Kahn is set to be appointed to a top sector position at Cobham (LON:COB) Plc, helping Chief …

NACA Aircraft

Research Aircraft at<br>NASA Glenn Research Center<br>(1943-1958)<p>Overview NACA Aircraft at Glenn<p>This page highlights some of the research aircraft used by …

History of Science

Afghanistan, Pakistan and the F-16: Mattis has to hardsell these issues on his visit to India

The US secretary of defence, retired Lieutenant General James Mattis, has a two-point agenda for his trip starting September 25: get New Delhi to …

Lockheed Martin

Selfridge pitch for F-35 jets could get boost from Sen. Peters' proposal

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>5 cities in running for F-35 fighter jet<p>WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., this week won approval of a measure added to …

Detroit

Boeing: Merger/Acquisition Possibilities And Dividends

Boeing's defense head has stated that Boeing is looking for acquisition targets.<p>Aerojet Rocketdyne could be one such target, as it would enhance …

Stocks

Catalog Page for PIA21906

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>This orthographic projection shows dwarf planet Ceres as seen by NASA's Dawn spacecraft. The projection is …

Astronomy

Airbus springs a wide body jet airliner surprise in China

The contest between Airbus and Boeing to sell airliners to China entered new territory this week when the European consortium said it could turn out …

Aviation

Torrential Rainfall in Puerto Rico : Natural Hazards

When Hurricane Maria swept across Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, meteorologists expected it to deliver a tremendous amount of rain in a short …

Weather

X-plane Preliminary Design Model Tests Quiet Supersonic Technology

Test Engineer Samantha O’Flaherty finalizes the set-up of the Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) Preliminary Design Model inside the 14- by- 22 …

The world’s largest aircraft had a successful engine test

Back in May, we reported that the world's largest aircraft, the Stratolaunch, had finally left its (giant) hanger and was preparing for tests. This week, the first of those was completed. All six of the massive rocket-launching plane's turbofan engines were turned on and tested.<p>There were three …

Technology

Elon Musk has an update for us on his Mars colony plans

It's been almost a year since SpaceX founder and Mars obsessive Elon Musk laid out his elaborate and insanely ambitious plan to build a colony, one million humans strong, on the Red Planet. Now he's ready to announce some tweaks to his multiplanetary magnum opus.<p>Musk announced his scheme, which …

Elon Musk

Stratolaunch Megaplane Fires Up All Six Engines for the First Time

The largest aircraft in the world by wingspan gets closer to first flight.<p>The biggest airplane in the world by wingspan (385 feet, enough to reach through both goalposts on a football field with length to spare) just took another step toward first flight. Stratolaunch has completed the first phase …

Pratt & Whitney

Over 100 A-10s Face Groundings While Dozens of F-35s Might Not Ever Be Able To Fight

Amid budget and personnel shortfalls, the Air Force is looking at even more hard decisions in the near future.<p>USAF<p>The U.S. Air Force is warning that …

Military

Hypersonic flight: Threat or opportunity?

If you've been following defense or aerospace news in recent years, you may have noticed that there's been significant buzz about hypersonics. The …

Military Aircraft

Death Match: PAK-FA Stealth Fighter vs. America's Killer F-22 Raptor

Step right up, ladies and gentlemen! Entering the ring today are the two ultimate stealth fighters of the day, the F-22 Raptor and the PAK FA T-50. …

Stealth Aircraft

China's showing off its new helicopter plans

A peek into the China Helicopter Expo.<p>At the 4th China Helicopter Exposition, an airshow in Tianjin, the nation flaunted its latest in aviation tech. Here are the highlights:<p>Of particular note was a high-speed aircraft with a 5.5-ton dual-rotor compound set-up. It's got the narrow fuselage of a …

Aviation