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Airbus Makes a “Questionable” Move on Boeing Rivalry

Airbus recently secured a deal right over the U.S. border, placing another point on their board against its high-stakes rivalry with fellow aerospace manufacturer, Boeing. The aerospace manufacturer was able to reach a no cost deal with Canadian based manufacturer, Bombardier, sending Airbus’s shares soaring. The deal also boosted both Airbus and Bombardier's prospects in Asia and is set to ...

Boeing Continues to Revolutionize Aerospace Manufacturing

Boeing continues to redefine how people look at the world of aviation. From the technology revolutionizing the manufacturing process to the innovations driving the industry forward, Boeing is truly an industry leader. This week the incredible aerospace company continued to show that they are not afraid of the transforming industry by announcing their purchase of Aurora Flight Science Corp. for an ...

Boeing vs. Bombardier: Aerospace Industry Tensions

Boeing secured an important victory today as the Commerce Department implemented duties of nearly 220% on Canada’s Bombardier C Series aircraft. The U.S. plane maker had accused Bombardier of using illegal federal subsidies to help sell the C-Series at a discounted rate. This move was said to undercut Boeing prices, creating an unfair environment for the U.S. manufacturer. The Commerce ...

Made in Space: One Big Step for Mankind and A Giant Leap for Manufacturing

A California based startup is trying to be the first company that can put a “Made in Space” sticker on their goods. The main goal of the company, Made In Space, is to produce in space factories that will manufacture goods that are too expensive to manufacture back on earth. This new technology is set to revolutionize space exploration by giving scientists access to better tools while orbiting ...

The Future of Aerospace Manufacturing: Stratasys and Boom Team Up

For over thirty years, Stratasys has been working vigorously to improve and refine innovative 3D printing processes. Developing FDM (fused deposition modeling) technology enabled them to offer rapid and cost-efficient production of parts and tools. As the technology advances rapidly and experience with supplying systems and solutions for large OEMs like Airbus, they were able to gain an unprece...

Axion Space Reaches for The Moon: Manufacturing Out of This World

Manufacturing has been the foundation of life and industry here on Earth for centuries. Now, innovators from around the world want to take this key aspect of human development beyond our atmosphere and manufacture in space. This is exactly what one Houston-based company plans to do and the project is expected to launch in only a few years. Axion Space is looking to develop an off-Earth outpost ...

Boeing vs. Bombardier: Canada Cautions The U.S.

On Thursday 5/18/17, the Canadian government warned the United States that they may cancel a $2 billion order for 18 Super Hornet fighter jets from Boeing. This announcement came just after the Trump administration took the first official step to renegotiate NAFTA. However, Canada’s government cited the cause for the cancellation will be directly related to the U.S. Department of Commerce ...

Airlander 10: The Supply Chain Could Be Transformed Forever

The world’s largest aircraft takes to the air once again after it crashed last year in August. The Airlander 10 was developed by Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) and has the potential to revolutionize the supply chain. Able to land on nearly any surface, almost anywhere in the world, Airlander 10 can deliver freight to remote areas and doesn’t require a port, airport or any other type of infrastru...

Boeing Halts 737 MAX Test Flights

Boeing is facing headwinds as they were forced to temporarily halt test flights for their new 737 MAX aircraft. This comes just days before the aerospace manufacturer was preparing to make their first 737 MAX delivery to a customer. It is suspected that the temporary hold on test flights was due to engine issues but Boeing assurances that they are sticking to the plan of delivering the MAX this ...

Boeing Vs. Bombardier: Aerospace Manufacturers Battle For The High Ground

The behemoth American aerospace manufacturer, Boeing lashes out against Canadian plane-maker, Bombardier. Boeing accuses Bombardier of using illegal federal subsidies to sell the C-Series at a discounted rate, undercutting the american manufacturer. This comes just weeks after tensions rise between U.S. and Canada as trade laws and practices of the two nations comes into question by the Trump ...