• American pilots review Boeing’s latest Max training draft

  • Canadian aerospace groups appeal for federal aid

  • Boom plans October XB-1 rollout as Aerion advances clean fuel project

  • Avolon strikes another 27 Max from order book

  • Greece to acquire two air ambulance King Air 350s

PD-35 nacelle

News

Laminar-flow nacelle being explored for PD-35 engine

Russian researchers are exploring the use of laminar flow to improve the aerodynamic efficiency of nacelles for the planned Aviadvigatel PD-35 engine.

R-R 787 close-up

News

Rolls-Royce clears parked 787 backlog after Trent 1000 blade progress

Rolls-Royce has eliminated the backlog of Boeing 787s grounded while they await maintenance in relation to Trent 1000 blade-durability issues.

ZeroAvia M350

Analysis

Forget batteries, is hydrogen the holy grail for carbon-free commercial aviation?

While full-electric power may be feasible for short-range urban air mobility designs, a different energy source will be required for larger commercial jets.