Beta Technologies proves staying private can still pay off
With a $375 million Series B, the Vermont-based eVTOL developer has raised nearly $800 million without...
New photo adds to the mystery of China’s MA700 regional turboprop
A fresh sign that China’s homegrown MA700 regional turboprop is flying, but with whose engines?
Whisper Drone charts a course for high-speed electric flight
Whisper Aero sees drone testbed as a promising early application for its ultra-quiet electric propulsors.
China Eastern 5735’s sudden sharp dive put in context
The Air Current compares historical high rates of descent for key air accidents.
Boeing throttles back on 737 output as suppliers were speeding up
In 59 days, Boeing’s production freight train was set to accelerate. Instead, with the 737 Max grounded...
Airbus will end A380 superjumbo production in 2021
It’s over: In the end it was the market, not the market forecast, that determined the fate of the...
The first GE9X engines find a home on 777X
That’s no Moon, that’s a jet engine: Boeing on Friday said it had hung the first two General...
Mitsubishi and Bombardier trade legal barbs over recruitment and trade secrets
Point/Counterpoint: On October 21, Bombardier filed suit against Mitsubishi Aircraft Company (Mitac) and...
Airbus wages psychological warfare with its same decades-long strategy
It might not be close at hand, but the A321XLR, A320neo plus and A350neo are all in Airbus's DNA.
Airbus caps 2010s with A330-800 first flight
Waiting by the phone: For the first time this century, Airbus has nothing on its calendar. The second of...