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  • Airbus starts design of hybrid-electric 100-seater


    ​In less than two decades, Airbus’s concept for the VoltAir E-Fan could spawn a new family of 100-seat regional airliners with a hybrid-electric propulsion system anchored by diesel engines sending 6MW of power to a row of electric thrusters.


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  • Northrop unveils evolved, exportable BACN aerial gateway


    Northrop Grumman has expanded the networking capabilities of its Battlefield Airborne Communications Node aerial...


  • PLUTO FLYBY: A young person's view on the mission


    ​If anyone wonders why NASA sends spacecraft to the end of the solar system, they should ask a young person – which is...


  • B-2 bomber flight demonstrates rapid systems integration


    Northrop Grumman is the latest company to demonstrate compliance with the US Air Force’s new open mission system (OMS)...


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  • ANALYSIS: ​Why Airbus has set up shop in Silicon Valley

    News | 31 Jul 2015 15:00 | Stephen Trimble

    If failing correctly can be considered a strategic business skill, Silicon Valley may have a lot to teach the aerospace industry – most recently Airbus Group.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Why-Airbus-has-set-up-shop-in-Silicon-Valley-415126/
  • Airbus starts design of hybrid-electric 100-seater

    News | 29 Jul 2015 08:56 | Stephen Trimble

    ​In less than two decades, Airbus’s concept for the VoltAir E-Fan could spawn a new family of 100-seat regional airliners with a hybrid-electric propulsion system anchored by diesel engines sending 6MW of power to a row of electric thrusters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-starts-design-of-hybrid-electric-100-seater-415131/
  • Northrop unveils evolved, exportable BACN aerial gateway

    News | 25 Jul 2015 01:36 | James Drew

    Northrop Grumman has expanded the networking capabilities of its Battlefield Airborne Communications Node aerial gateway to create a new product that promises to make “combat cloud” warfare commonplace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Northrop-unveils-evolved-exportable-BACN-aerial-gateway-415022/
  • PLUTO FLYBY: A young person's view on the mission

    News | 23 Jul 2015 11:00 | Josie Knipmeijer

    ​If anyone wonders why NASA sends spacecraft to the end of the solar system, they should ask a young person – which is what we did.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PLUTO-FLYBY-A-young-persons-view-on-the-mission-414908/
  • B-2 bomber flight demonstrates rapid systems integration

    News | 23 Jul 2015 00:28 | James Drew

    Northrop Grumman is the latest company to demonstrate compliance with the US Air Force’s new open mission system (OMS) standards with recent flight tests involving a B-2 Spirit bomber and unmanned NASA Global Hawk.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/B-2-bomber-flight-demonstrates-rapid-systems-integration-414922/
  • Boeing upbeat despite KC-46 failings as Muilenburg takes the helm

    News | 22 Jul 2015 18:39 | James Drew

    Boeing president and chief executive Dennis Muilenburg did not mask his disappointment in KC-46 tanker blemishing what would have otherwise been a stellar performance by the company in the second quarter, both from the defence and commercial portfolios.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-upbeat-despite-KC-46-failings-as-Muilenburg-takes-the-helm-414911/