Aero-News Network: The aviation and aerospace world's daily/real-time news and information service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Hide/Show Archive Navigation.

All News

November 02, 2022

Airborne 11.02.22: Delta Strike?, Electric R44 Heli, Stratolaunch Talon

Also: First BE-4 Engine, NBAA Honors, Russia Threatens Starlink, Bell 407 Air Tour Accident
The pilots of Delta Airlines have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a strike-authorization ballot. Ninety-nine-percent of the over 96-percent of Delta pilots who participated in the vote authorized union leaders to call a strike, if necessary, to achieve a new contractual agreement with Delta Airlines—and with good reason. Delta pilots are working under contractual provisions—to include pay-rates and benefits—negotiated in 2016. Tier 1 Engineering has successfully completed a flight between Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport, near Coachella, and Palm Springs International Airport on October 29, 2022 at 1100 PST, the first helicopter flight betwee

SpaceX Anticipates First Starship Launch to Reach Orbit by 2023

Space Company Hopes for December Launch of Flagship Rocket System

A recent NASA Advisory Council meeting has revealed an early December target for the first orbital launch of the SpaceX Starship rocket system. The launch would be an important milestone in the company’s efforts to fly NASA personnel to the moon under the Artemis program and beyond. The December mission will test the whole system for the first time, using the 230-foot Super Heavy Booster to carry the smaller Starship spacecraft into orbit.

Read More

Blue Origin Delivers First BE-4 Engine to United Launch Alliance

New LNG-Fueled Rocket Engine On Track to Increase Domestic Lift Independence

Blue Origin has completed delivery of its first BE-4 engine assembly to the United launch Alliance, passing a major milestone in ending reliance on foreign heavy-lift rocket engines. The BE-4 engine tendered to the ULA’s Decatur, Alabama facility opens up a new era in American space manufacturing and launch capability, paving the way for ISS resupply without the use of Russian Soyuz heavy-lift rocket when the engine sees widespread use throughout the industry.

Read More





© 2007 - 2024 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC