Press Release Category: Aviation

The Connected Future

Exploring the Next Stage of Connectivity in Airlines, Predictive Maintenance, and Enhanced Operations at the Connected Aviation Intelligence Summit (Photo: Jessica Reed) DENVER, Colorado — At the recent Connected Aviation Intelligence Summit, several industry experts joined in a panel discussion titled, “The Connected Future: Exploring the Next Stage of Connectivity in Airlines, Predictive Maintenance, and Enhanced Operations.”

Northrop Grumman Will Develop A New Advanced Stand-in Attack Weapon For The F-35

An F-35A Lightning II launching a Stand-in Attack Weapon. (The Aviationist using U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Kip Sumner and Northrop Grumman artwork) The U.S. Air Force has selected the company to develop and test SiAW, the new advanced, high-speed, air-to-ground weapon for anti-access/area denial environments. The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman

Famous Ukrainian Pilot ‘Juice’ Dies In Mid-Air Collision

Major Andrii Pilshchykov, callsign “Juice”. (Photo: Ukrainian MoD) “Juice” was aboard one of the two L-39s that collided in Zhytomyr Region during a combat mission. One of the most famous Ukrainian Air Force pilots, better known by his callsign “Juice” was killed alongside two other pilots in a  mid-air collision between two Ukrainian L-39 aircraft

Elevating Aerospace: Sustainability, Automation, and Simulation

The aerospace sector is increasingly setting its sights on automation, simulation, and sustainability. (Photo: Vertical Aerospace/Ansys) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published multiple roadmaps outlining how the industry can achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. One roadmap details the development of more efficient aircraft that operate using sustainable aviation fuel, hydrogen, or

Test Flying The F-35: Interview With Monessa ‘Siren’ Balzhiser

Monessa “Siren” Balzhiser. (All images credit: Lockheed Martin, unless otherwise stated) We talked about the F-35’s current and future capabilities; differences with the F-16 in the SEAD and CAS missions; and much more, with Lockheed Martin’s test pilot Monessa “Siren” Balzhiser. Graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 2004, Monessa Balzhiser is the

Chief Sustainability Officer at CAE Talks Carbon Neutrality, Flight Simulators, & More

The Chief Sustainability Officer and Senior Vice President of Stakeholder Engagement at CAE, Hélène V. Gagnon, offers her insights into the FY23 Global Annual Activity and Sustainability report. (Photos: CAE) CAE, a leading flight training and simulation company, has highlighted its commitment to ESG activities, next-gen technologies, and sustainability in its recent FY23 Global Annual

NASA’s X-57 Project Completes Important Research for Electric Flight

NASA will conclude operational activities associated with the X-57 Maxwell all-electric aircraft project by Sept. 30. (Photo: NASA / Carla Thomas) NASA’s X-57 Maxwell experimental all-electric aircraft will conclude aircraft operation in September of this year. Though the X-57 never took flight due to unforeseen complications involving the propulsion system, the program has conducted research

Scoot Selects E190-E2 To Fuel Growth In Southeast Asia

Singapore Airlines’ subsidiary, Scoot, chose the Embraer E190-E2 to further grow in the region. Nine E190-E2 will be added to Scoot’s fleet. (Photo: Embraer) Low-cost carrier Scoot has recently announced plans to introduce Embraer’s next-generation E190-E2 into service. This new addition to the Singapore-based carrier’s fleet will allow for a profitable entrance into new markets

Reports: Russian Fighters ‘Trying To Dogfight’ U.S. Combat Aircraft Over Syria

A Russian Su-35 as seen through a U.S. fighter’s targeting pod. The Russian aircraft are aggressively maneuvering against U.S. fighters during close encounters in the skies over Syria. Earlier this month, the U.S. Air Force Central Command released footage of an unsafe and unprofessional intercept conducted by a Russian Su-35 jet on a U.S. F-16

U.S. Air Force Extends Contract with Joby by $55M

Joby’s contract with the U.S. Air Force was extended for a third time, bringing the potential value of the total contract to $131 million. The eVTOL developer also signed a long-term agreement with Toyota Motor Corporation, which will provide key powertrain and actuation components. (Photos: Joby Aviation) Joby Aviation announced this week that its Agility