GE Aviation Partners with BAE Systems on Energy Management for Hybrid Electric Flight Demonstration Program

EVENDALE, Ohio – GE Aviation has selected BAE Systems to design, test and supply energy management components for GE’s recently announced megawatt (MW) class hybrid electric propulsion system in development. For this demonstration program, BAE Systems will provide the battery and related cabling used to store electricity and drive the motor/generator GE Aviation is building, controlled by GE’s power electronics. Previously,…

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Celebrating World Earth Day: Bell’s Ambition to Become a More Sustainable Rotorcraft Manufacturer

On World Earth Day, Bell is celebrating its commitment to become a sustainability leader in the aviation industry, from the way its aircraft are operated to its manufacturing processes. Last year Bell made vast strides in the implementation of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) by operating its aircraft on the low-carbon fuel. In March 2021, Bell announced the incorporation of SAF…

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Boeing Celebrates 1 Million DreamLearners Participants

NORTH CHARLESTON —The Boeing Company is excited to announce that the company’s DreamLearners program has reached more than 1 million participants since the program began in 2012. Elected officials, representatives from Boeing and the Charleston County School District (CCSD) celebrated the milestone at North Charleston Elementary School Wednesday, where they were joined by dozens of students who participated in a DreamLearners session….

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Spy Satellites data Confirmed Discovery of the First Interstellar Meteor

ICON & GOLD Teaming Up To Explore Earth’s Interface to Space

U.S. Strategic Command officials confirmed Wednesday that a small meteor that crashed of the Northeast Coast of Papua New Guinea in 2014 actually traveled from another solar system before splashing down into the Pacific. With the official name, CNEOS 2014-01-08, the meteor crashed on Jan. 8, 2014 with an energy equivalent to about 110 metric tons of TNT into the…

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How Many Nuclear Missiles Can the United States Intercept?

The YouTube channel Not What You Think tackles the question about missile defense in their latest video. It is a good question, especially in this new climate and global reaction to the war in the Ukraine. How have we progress since Reagan’s Strategic Defence Initiative proposal from back in the 1980s. Not What you Think: Intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) armed…

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Boeing is Building Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS)-11+ Satellite Using Advanced Techniques to Deliver Unrivaled Capability at “Record-Breaking Speed”

– 3D printing, rapid prototyping, agile development enabling high-paced production while enhancing system performance – With more than double the capability of its predecessors, increased flexibility and resilience, as well as improved anti-jamming, WGS-11+’s mission utility is unrivaled EL SEGUNDO, Calif.– Boeing has begun building the latest version of the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite system, WGS-11+, using advanced techniques to…

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Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines Sign Memorandum of Understanding for New 777-8 Freighter

– Africa’s largest carrier selects the most capable and fuel-efficient twin-engine freighter ever – Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing build on their decades-long partnership Boeing (NYSE: BA) and its longstanding customer Ethiopian Airlines today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the intent to purchase five 777-8 Freighters, the industry’s newest, most capable and most fuel-efficient twin-engine freighter….

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The HondaJet is the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class for the Fifth Consecutive Year

HondaJet Surpasses 100,000 Flight Hours GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Honda Aircraft Company announced today that in 2021, the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class for the fifth consecutive year, based on data provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). During 2021, Honda Aircraft Company delivered 37 aircraft to customers globally. “I am humbled and honored…

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NASA to Host Virtual Future of Aviation Showcase

Members of the media and public are invited to participate in NASA’s imaginAviation, a three-day virtual event that will focus on the future transformation of aviation that begins Tuesday, March 1. Notable speakers include NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy, Bob Pearce, associate administrator for the agency’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington, Simon Sinek, author of The…

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