The U.S. Navy demonstrated unmanned F/A-18 fighter jets flights

Boeing and the U.S. Navy have completed a series of manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) flight tests in which a Block III F/A-18 Super Hornet successfully demonstrated command and control of three unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Boeing system engineers connected Block III’s adjunct processor, known as the Distributed Targeting Processor – Networked (DTP-N), with a third-party tablet…

The A380 MSN001 will become a hydrogen testbed

Airbus and CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, are collaborating to flight test CFM’s cutting-edge open fan engine architecture. The Flight Test Demonstrator aims to mature and accelerate the development of advanced propulsion technologies, as part of CFM’s Revolutionary Innovation for Sustainable Engine (RISE) demonstration program, on board an…

The extreme heat damaged the runway at London Luton Airport

Flights to and from Britain’s London Luton airport were temporarily disrupted on Monday after soaring temperatures caused a defect in its runway. Flights had been temporarily suspended “to allow for an essential runway repair after high surface temperatures caused a small section to lift” Flights have resumed at London Luton Airport following repairs after high…