Airbus Launches New Augmented Reality App for iOS

Airbus has launched a new augmented reality (AR) app for Apple iOS devices. Dubbed the iflyA380 app, it’s an extension of the airplane manufacturer’s website that allows passengers to book flights featuring its massive double-decker A380 superjumbo jet. Introduced October … Read More

Meet Monroe: Jason Evers

Jason Evers  Monroe Aerospace Quality Control 1.) How long have you been at Monroe, and what do you do here? I have been here almost 5 years now and work in the quality control department. 2.) Describe your background. (Brief … Read More

FAA Issues Warning About Fire Containment Products

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a warning regarding the effectiveness of fire containment products. In October 2016, the agency filed a paper with the United Nations (UN), revealing the potential dangers of lithium-ion batteries when stored in … Read More

Boeing Unveils Cargo-Carrying Drone

Aerospace manufacturer Boeing has unveiled a new unmanned aerial vehicle that’s capable of carrying up to 500 pounds. Dubbed the unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV), it’s expected to drive innovation in the ever-evolving drone-delivery market. According to … Read More

NASA Plans to Return to the Moon

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is planning to return to the moon. Earlier this month, the White House ordered NASA to send astronauts back to the moon. While details such as timeline and logistics remain unknown, it’s safe … Read More

Battery-Powered Electric Plane Completes Test Flight

A battery-powered electric plane has successfully completed its first test flight over Australia. Designed by aerospace manufacturer Pipistrel, the Alpha Electro is a light fixed-wing plane that’s powered entirely by an on-board battery bank. According to the company’s Wikipedia page, … Read More

Airbus Announces $60 Billion Deal

There’s strong demand for Airbus’ jets, with the company reporting a surge of orders at the end of year totaling nearly $60 billion. As explained by Telegraph, the European aerospace giant confirmed 100 new orders. Among these deals includes an … Read More

NASA Unveils Goal of Touching the Sun in 2018

As it approaches its 60th birthday, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has unveiled a new list of goals for 2018, one of which is to touch the sun. NASA says it will launch a Parker Solar Probe in … Read More

Boeing and JetBlue Fund Maker of Electric Airplanes

Boeing and JetBlue Airways have announced plans to invest in a startup that specializes in electric airplanes. The startup, Zunum Aero, is looking to build small-to-mid-sized jets with an estimated range of 700 to 1,000 miles by 2030. Rather than … Read More