Aerospace & Defense

Jul24, 2018

3D airport scanners could make travelling even easier

Baggage check may be speeding up soon In London’s Heathrow Airport, security is testing new 3D scanners that would permit passengers to keep all of their belongings in their carry-on bags. The technology allows Transportation Security Administration workers to see…
Jul19, 2018

Boeing lands contract for new Air Force One

Air Force One deal has liftoff Boeing recently signed a contract with President Trump to test and modify two new Air Force One jets – the deal is valued at $3.9 billion. The Boeing 747/748’s will be finished by 2024…
Jul12, 2018

JetBlue purchases new Airbus A220s

JetBlue takes flight with A220 purchases JetBlue announced on Tuesday that it will buy sixty of Airbus’s new A220 model, manufactured in Mobile, Alabama. Airbus is making the JetBlue with smaller jet manufacturer Bombardier – in fact, Airbus is even…
Jul12, 2018

Southwest Airlines will no longer offer free peanuts

Ah, nuts. Southwest removes peanuts from flights After August 1st, Southwest Airlines will no longer give out free peanuts to its passengers. The free peanuts were the airline’s trademark for over 47 years, and many people often looked forward to…
Jul10, 2018

FAA will not regulate airplane seat sizes

Will airplane seats ever stop shrinking? The Federal Aviation Administration announced last Tuesday that it will not establish a minimum width or seat length on airplane. Last year, aviation legislation organization Flyers Rights sued the FAA for having seats that…
Jul10, 2018

Boeing and Embraer form partnership

Boeing and Embraer diversify, gain an edge on competitors Boeing and Brazil-based jet manufacturer Embraer announced on Thursday that they are partnering in a deal worth $4.75 billion. This quid pro quo deal will help Boeing and Embraer compete in…