Aerospace

Engine upgrade ups Fury drone's flight endurance

When we last checked in on Lockheed Martin's Fury drone, the Class 3 Unmanned Air System had reliably demonstrated the ability to stay in the air for …

Drones

Tupolev Tu-160M2 Blackjack: Russia Unveils New Giant Bomber

This last Thursday, November 16, the prototype of the upgraded version of the Soviet-era Tupolev Tu-160 heavy bomber, dubbed the Tu-160M2, was rolled …

Russia

China is building the world’s fastest wind tunnel to test weapons that could strike the US within 14 minutes

• <b>China is building a wind tunnel to test hypersonic flight speeds.</b>• <b><br>A hypersonic vehicle from China could make it to the continental United States in less than 14 minutes.</b>• <b><br>The new tunnel in Beijing will be the fastest and most powerful in the world.</b>• <b><br>This marks a pivotal point in the hypersonic race</b> …

China

SpaceX has delayed its Zuma launch again—as mystery of its payload continues to intensify

SpaceX has delayed the launch of its Zuma spacecraft for a third time.<p>The company was due to launch the mystery payload into space on Wednesday, …

SpaceX

If Turkey buys the Russian S-400 missile system, it can't be allowed to buy the F-35 fighter jet

If Turkey buys the Russian S-400 air defense system, the Trump administration should restrict Turkey's purchase of the F-35 fighter jet.<p>Fortunately, …

Russia

SureFly octocopter to make first manned flight in January

Billed as being "the world's first personal electric hybrid octocopter," the 1,100-lb (499-kg) SureFly has four propeller arms with two fixed …

Drones

Retired Marine Pilot Purchases His Very Own Harrier Jump Jet in New AARP Series 'Badass Pilot'

<i>Badass Pilot</i> is a new five-episode series from AARP. It follows Art Nalls, an incredibly successful 65-year-old retired pilot and lieutenant colonel …

Military

Aircraft and helicopter collide mid-air over Buckinghamshire manor house with several feared dead

A helicopter and another aircraft have crashed in mid-air over Buckinghamshire.<p>The Air Accident Investigation Bureau said it was investigating a …

Thames Valley Police

Elon Musk’s Greatest Hits in Pictures

2017: Tesla Semi<p>Tesla unveils the world’s fastest long-haul semi truck, which can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in only 5 seconds while pulling a …

Business

The Enders game for Bombardier

Airbus CEO Tom Enders explains his company jumping at the chance to take over the C Series project – and what future role Canada could have<p>Tom Enders fixes a piercing stare and leans forward to explain what finally made him decide to agree to take control of Bombardier Inc.'s flagging C Series …

U.S. Department of Commerce

Vintage fliers: Lufthansa restores historic aircraft

<b>(CNN) —</b> While flying is still considered a quintessentially modern way to travel, many airlines have now clocked up decades of history.<p>And one is taking its heritage very seriously.<p>German airline Lufthansa has been busy restoring classic examples of its former fleet for displays and experience …

Aviation

Airlander 10 to start flying higher, faster and farther

Airlander 10, the world's largest aircraft, performed its sixth test flight early this Friday morning. What made the occasion special was the fact …

Rafale deal: Defence Minister rejects Opposition's charge as 'shameful'

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday rejected the Opposition's allegations of bypassing norms and getting into a deal to purchase overpriced …

India

Could Red Arrows be scrapped? MPs warn that the iconic team is in trouble unless new jets are built

Sunderland Air Show’s biggest attraction - the Red Arrows - could be scrapped if the Government does not back British manufacturing, MPs …

Brexit

Stratolaunch to Test Rocket Engine Technology at NASA Stennis

Stratolaunch will test rocket engine technology next year at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi under agreements with the space agency.<p>Paul …

Exploration

Day 5 At The Dubai Airshow: New Airline Commits To A330neo

Airbus signs MoU with first African customer for A330neo.<p>Boeing signs firm agreement with SCAT Airlines.<p>First indication: $110B worth of orders, …

Business

Canada's Bombardier hiring 1,000 to build more business jets

Canadian manufacturer Bombardier announced Friday the addition of 1,000 jobs in Montreal to build business jets, to meet rising demand for its new …

Bombardier

Rafale deal row: Rahul Gandhi must back his allegations against Narendra Modi, keep politics away from national security

The slurring match between the BJP and the Congress, represented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi respectively, in the Gujarat arena …

India

F-35 Strike Fighter Success, In the Beltway Bubble

WASHINGTON — They call Washington a bubble. A la-la land. Home of the “Deep State.” A long-forgotten 1980’s television series, ‘Tales of the …

Conservative View

Tesla's Semi-Capital Raise

Company unveiled Semi and new Roadster.<p>Looking to raise money through large deposits.<p>Still a lot of unanswered questions.<p>Late Thursday night, and …

Business

Luxury in the sky

Photo: Courtesy of Airbus<p>A view of the interior of Emirates' A380 onboard lounge Photo: Courtesy of Airbus<p>Since its entry into service in October …

News (China)

Flash Floods in Greece : Natural Hazards

Late on November 14, 2017, a slow-moving weather system in the Mediterranean brought torrential rain and flash floods to Greece. Among the hardest …

Landsat

Indian and Japanese space agencies could soon start working towards a joint lunar mission

Asserting that the relationship between the space agencies of India and Japan has had a "visible change", the <b>Indian Space Research Organisation</b> chief …

Asia Pacific

Emirates to retire 26 planes next year as it modernises fleet with new A380s

Emirates airline will retire 26 older aircraft next year, as the world’s largest international carrier focuses on the fuel efficiency and modernity …

Aviation

Lockheed Martin Inches Closer To My Price Target

Lockheed missed EPS and revenue estimates in the third quarter.<p>LMT did raise EPS and revenue guidance for the year.<p>The company has returned more than …

Stocks

8 photos of the Tu-160M2, the new long-range super bomber that Russia just unveiled

Russia unveiled its new Tu-160M2 Blackjack long-range super bomber on Thursday — an upgrade to the Tu-160M and original Tu-160, according to The Drive.<p>"While ostensibly an improved variant of the Soviet-era Tu-160, the Tu-160M2 is a new bomber in all but name," Russian media said, according to The …

Military

'New Concorde' could be in the skies as early as next year

There are times when the idea of supersonic flight can seem like a sports car far ahead of you on a straight road.<p>You can see it there in the distance, and you know its existence is real rather than theoretical (even if it also feels like a fragment of the past) - but then the vehicle dips over the …

Airlines

In Just 9 Words Elon Musk Shows Us How to Be Visionary Leaders

Whether you like Musk or not, there is no denying his perfect vision statement.<p>When you bring up the name Elon Musk with anyone that has any interest in technology or the future, it elicits's some form of a reaction. Some love him for paving crazy and innovative paths to our future with businesses …

Leadership

The Navy Says "Fly Before Buy" When It Comes To Its New MQ-25 Drone Tanker

Amid recent concurrency blunders, the service will purchase just four of the unmanned aircraft up front.<p>GA-ASI via USNI News<p>The U.S. Navy says it is …

Military

The B-58 Hustler Was a Beautiful Mistake

On Nov. 11, 1956, the first B-58 Hustler took flight. It would never see combat. An exotic, beautiful bomber designed for high-speed nuclear strike …

U.S. Air Force