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Air Force One Negotiations Continue: Cost Still a Concern

Negotiations surrounding the new multibillion-dollar contract for two new Air Force One airplanes took a step forward last week. President Trump met with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at the White House on Tuesday, February 20th to help the stagnant negotiations between the Air Force and aerospace manufacturer progress. Back in 2016, now President Trump took to Twitter stating he would cancel ...

These Amazing Robots Revolutionize The Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Sector

Robotics continue to offer industrial sectors amazing capabilities and have the potential to dramatically increase efficiency. Invert Robotics, a New Zealand based robotics company, is ready to put one of their innovative robotics to use to help improve aviation safety while also creating a more efficient Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) sector. These remote-controlled robots could have a ...

High Hopes For Boeing’s Latest Drone

The future continues to look bright for drone technology and recent breakthroughs point to a more noticeable impact on the modern manufacturing industry. Boeing recently unveiled a massive drone, capable of hauling 500 pounds into the air. Named “unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo vehicle (CAV) prototype,” that mouthful of a name may be reaching into the realm of a ...

Collaboration Takes Manufacturing Forward: Boeing and Mitsubishi Team Up

Collaboration in the modern manufacturing industry continues to prove itself time and time again. Businesses coming together to accomplish a goal or innovate a process have had amazing results and the trend continues to become more popular. Recently the world saw two unlikely companies partner up to revolutionize IoT applications for manufacturers and now two more manufacturing leaders are ready ...

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 ...