FAA to Test New Authorization System for Drones

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced plans to begin testing its near-real-time authorization processing system for drones beginning around the beginning of May. The FAA’s Dan Elwell unveiled the new processing system tat the annual UAS Symposium earlier … Read More

Airbus Receives $273 Million Order for 35 Helicopters

Aerospace manufacturer Airbus has received a $273 million order to build 35 UH-72A helicopters for the U.S. Army. The Department of Defense (DOD) recently announced this news, saying the helicopters will provide vital support for U.S. military operations, including border control, … Read More

It’s Official: The Boeing 767 Is NOT Coming Back

It appears that Boeing won’t revive its 767 airliner. Some aviation experts had predicted that Boeing would bring back the once-popular wide-body jet airliner due to the current void in the mid-market aircraft (MMA) market. In the latter half of … Read More

FAA Gives Green Light for FedEx’s Memphis Expansion

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has given FedEx permission to expand its delivery hub at Memphis International Airport (MEM). In its proposed project plan, FedEx said it wants to demolish two dozen outdated buildings and construct new package-sorting and truck-loading … Read More

White House Signs Deal With Boeing to Build Two New Air Force Ones

The White House has signed a deal with Boeing to build two new Air Force One jets. In a press release, a White House spokesperson explained that President Trump had negotiated a $3.9 billion deal with the aerospace manufacturing company. … Read More

US Courts Direct FAA to Address Shrinking Airlines Seats

Lack of space is one of the most frequently cited complaints among air travelers. Whether you are flying domestically or internationally, you’ll probably have minimal space in your seat. Of course, this makes sense considering that airlines want to squeeze … Read More

Airbus Grounds Some A320neos for Engine Problems

Airbus has grounded some of its A320neo jets due to teething problems with the jets’ Pratt engines. As reported by Bloomberg, the European aerospace manufacturer has temporarily postponed some of its deliveries  after engine issues were discovered. The A320neo jets … Read More

Boeing Receives FAA Certification for 737 MAX 9

Boeing has received certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its 737 MAX 9 jet. With FAA certification, Boeing now has the green light to officially use the new aircraft for commercial purposes. Of course, Boeing first received … Read More

Airbus Unveils Delivery Drone

The U.S. commercial drone industry is on course to exceed $13 billion by 2025. While drones are used for a variety of commercial applications, one of the most exciting uses is package delivery. According to a recent report, European aerospace … Read More