Aviation
NASA’s X-59 supersonic jet will have a 4K TV instead of a forward window  TechCrunch · 9 hours
NASA's X-59 QueSST experimental quiet supersonic aircraft will have a cockpit like no other — featuring a big 4K screen... more
Defying expectations, Boeing wins interest for 737 Max at Paris Air Show - CNET  CNET · 1 day
The Max family is still grounded following two deadly crashes, but the parent of British Airways says it'll consider buying... more
For pen testing firm IOActive, security is cultural not transactional  TechCrunch · 1 day
IOActive may not be a household name but you almost certainly know its work. The Seattle-headquartered company has been behind some of the most breathtaking hacks in the... more
Amazon expands air cargo fleet with 15 more planes, will have 70 planes by 2021  TechCrunch · 2 days
Following news from earlier this month that FedEx was dumping Amazon from its air cargo service, Amazon this... more
American Airlines now offers satellite-based Wi-Fi access across its mainline fleet  TechCrunch · 3 days
American Airlines, the world’s largest airline by fleet size and passenger traffic, has finished rolling out satellite-based broadband Wi-Fi to its entire mainline narrowbody fleet of... more
'They were pioneers': Celebrations mark 100th anniversary of 1st non-stop transatlantic flight  CBC · 6 days
Exactly 100 years after Capt. John Alcock and Lt. Arthur Whitten Brown "literally risked their lives" to cross from Newfoundland to Ireland in 1919,... more
Uber’s annual flying taxi summit reveals Uber Air has a ways to go  TechCrunch · 7 days
Flying taxis are undoubtedly an exciting concept — one that Uber has put a lot of work into making a reality. In... more
Uber will start testing Eats drone delivery  TechCrunch · 1 week
Uber is gearing up to start testing drone delivery for Uber Eats in dense urban environments. This comes after the Federal Aviation Administration awarded Uber and San Diego, Calif. the right to test commercial... more
Europe publishes common drone rules, giving operators a year to prepare  TechCrunch · 1 week
Europe has today published common rules for the use of drones. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) says the regulations, which will apply universally across... more
American Airlines extends canceled 737 Max flights to at least September  THE VERGE · 1 week
American Airlines won’t use Boeing 737 Max aircraft until at least September, pushing back... more
United Technologies and defense contractor Raytheon will officially merge  THE VERGE · 1 week
United Technologies aerospace division will officially merge with defense contractor Raytheon to form a new company called Raytheon... more
Boeing Wanted to Wait 3 Years to Fix Safety Alert on 737 Max  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Boeing planned to wait three years to fix a non-working safety alert on its 737 Max aircraft and sped up the process... more
Boeing wanted to delay fix on 737 Max safety alert, say lawmakers - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Two members of Congress ask the company to reveal when it knew the light wasn't working and when it told... more
Partially electric airplane makes California test flight  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A California company has conducted a test flight of a hybrid-electric airplane capable of carrying six people more
KLM Airlines wants to help build a more efficient jet with in-wing seating  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Air travel accounts for a significant chunk of greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants, and the amount of air travel has risen... more
NASA’s Space Launch System passes key milestone for Moon mission  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
NASA is celebrating a key step towards its mission to get people back to the Moon: The first large core rocket stage that will power the new Space... more
Take these broken wings: Touring the Yanks Air Museum Boneyard - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Supersonic fighters and WWII bombers sit in silence, awaiting their fate. Some could learn to fly again. more
Boeing CEO says he wouldn't hesitate to put his family on a 737 Max - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Dennis Muilenburg apologizes for a pair of fatal crashes but says during a CBS News interview... more
America ruled commercial aviation, but then came Airbus - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Fifty years ago Wednesday, Europe began to challenge the US monopoly on building commercial airliners with the development of the Airbus A300. more
The 5 flying machines vying for Boeing's $1M prize video - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
We take a look at the five finalists in Boeing's GoFly competition, which is seeking to reward the best VTOL prototype with up to... more
Boeing faces SEC investigation over 737 Max wrecks, report says - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Two planes crashed within five months of each other and 346 lives were lost. more
You can do it, robot! Watch the beefy, 4-legged HyQReal pull a plane  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
It's not really clear just yet exactly what all these powerful, agile quadrupedal robots people are working on are going to do,... more
WestJet pilot's eyes burned by laser on flight from Newfoundland to Florida  CBC · 4 weeks
A WestJet pilot flying from Newfoundland to Orlando International Airport had his eyes burned by a green laser light, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration officials... more
Boeing 737 Max won't be rushed back to flight, FAA chief says - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Federal regulators are reviewing the aircraft maker's proposed remedy to issue linked to two fatal crashes. more
Boom wants to build a supersonic jet for mainstream passengers; here’s its game plan  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
While much of the world remains fixated on the competition to build autonomous cars, there’s another race that’s gaining momentum... more
DJI will add airplane and helicopter detectors to new drones in 2020  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
DJI is about to make it harder to fly its drones too close to larger aircraft. The Chinese tech company announced Wednesday that all... more
Drone flown 'within 150ft' of passenger jet off Essex coast  BBC · 4 weeks
The jet's pilots spotted the drone flying directly above them at high speed, a report said. more
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