The latest industry news for the aviation and aerospace sectors.
29 Jul 2015
Australian drone startup company Flirtey has teamed with NASA’s Langley Research Centre to deliver medical supplies by drone, in a research project in the US State of Virginia.
28 Jul 2015
Australian aviation lost a part of its own history on July 16, with the passing of Howard “Joe” Bartsch, one of the first three navigators to guide Qantas Imperial Airways Catalina flying boats across the Indian Ocean on 271 secret mail and VIP flights to England during World War II. He was 95.
27 Jul 2015
Aircraft maintenance engineers will soon be able to enlist help from remote experts, through a digital headset and glasses that will allow connected experts to show what needs to be done using a pair of virtual hands.
24 Jul 2015
Airport employees and contractors from Australia and New Zealand will participate in an industry initiative to promote safety at airports during Airport Safety Week from October 26 to 30.
23 Jul 2015
After an absence of more than a decade, Qantas will return to Sunshine Coast Airport with a Sydney to Sunshine Coast daily service six days a week from December.
22 Jul 2015
The Solar Impulse solar powered aircraft attempting the first solar round the world flight will stay in Hawaii until April 2016 to repair overheated batteries.
21 Jul 2015
Airbus A330 aircraft are now certified to operate with the Airbus-patented runway overrun prevention system (ROPS)
20 Jul 2015
Lockheed Martin and Textron have emerged as the frontrunners in a race to buy United Technologies’ Sikorsky helicopter business, with analysts believing Airbus and Boeing were also contenders.
17 Jul 2015
Qantas will see the return of an old competitor on the Sydney to Tokyo in December, when Japanese airline ANA begins daily Boeing 787 flights.
16 Jul 2015
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has highlighted the importance of ensuring correct entry of data in critical flight systems,
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