Sikorsky's optionally piloted UH-60A conversion to prove Matrix technology [feedly]

sábado, 7 de mayo de 2016

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Sikorsky's optionally piloted UH-60A conversion to prove Matrix technology
// Flight Global HEADLINES

Sikorsky will roll out its first optionally piloted UH-60A Black Hawk later this year ahead of a full flight campaign that will commence in 2017.
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EASA asks operators to perform checks on Airbus H225 Super Puma helicopters [feedly]

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EASA asks operators to perform checks on Airbus H225 Super Puma helicopters
// Air Force Technology News Press Releases

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has sent an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) to all Airbus Helicopters EC 225 helicopter operators, asking them to perform specific checks on the aircraft fleet.
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Swiss Air Force plans to replace wing of F/A-18 fighter jet [feedly]

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Swiss Air Force plans to replace wing of F/A-18 fighter jet
// Air Force Technology News Press Releases

The Swiss Air Force is to replace a wing on its Boeing F/A-18 Hornet combat aircraft after it discovered a disbond in an adhesive joint during regular inspection.
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NASA, AeroVironment, SmartC2 Team For UAS BVLOS Flight Demonstration [feedly]

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NASA, AeroVironment, SmartC2 Team For UAS BVLOS Flight Demonstration
// Aero-News Network

System Meets Requirements For A Small Unmanned Aircraft System Platform With Beyond-Visual Line-Of-Sight Capabilities AeroVironment has announced that the company – in partnership with SmartC2, a leading provider of flight business management systems – will team with NASA on its Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) Technology Capability Levels (TCL) 2 flight demonstration slated for October 2016.
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Insitu, PrecisionHawk To Bring Drone Services To Commercial Market [feedly]

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Insitu, PrecisionHawk To Bring Drone Services To Commercial Market
// Aero-News Network

Strategic Alliance To Develop Extended BVLOS Operations Insitu, a provider of information and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for commercial, civil and military operations, and aerial data provider PrecisionHawk have announced the formation of a strategic alliance. The collaboration brings together UAS solutions intended to help commercial enterprises achieve safe unmanned flight for extended and beyond-visual-line-of-sight operations.
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How big-eared bats could help drone design [feedly]



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How big-eared bats could help drone design
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

When it comes to inventions inspired by animals, it seems like geckos get all the attention from scientists and engineers these days. But researchers at Sweden's Lund University have turned their observations to the long-eared brown bat and what they've discovered just might help improve drone design.

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NASA and Honeywell (literally) look at sonic booms [feedly]



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NASA and Honeywell (literally) look at sonic booms
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

NASA has teamed with Honeywell Aerospace to help bring its dream of the return of commercial supersonic flight a bit closer to reality. NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center and Honeywell have flight tested a cockpit display that allows pilots to visualize the location of sonic booms before they occur. With this knowledge, aircraft can change course and minimize the boom over populated areas.

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Falcon 9 beats the odds with nighttime barge landing [feedly]



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Falcon 9 beats the odds with nighttime barge landing
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

SpaceX has nailed a night landing of its Falcon 9 booster. Against all expectations, the rocket not only achieved its second landing on the unmanned "Of Course I Still Love You" droneship, but did so in the dark, at high speed and with little fuel.

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CFM LEAP-1B achieves joint EASA / FAA certification

http://www.noticias-aero.info/2016/05/cfm-leap-1b-achieves-joint-easa-faa.html

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Ground runs begin for third AW609 prototype as certification slides

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ground-runs-begin-for-third-aw609-prototype-as-certi-425020/

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DOD awaits Northrop B-21 to fill 'long-range strike deficit' - Flightglobal

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/dod-awaits-northrop-b-21-to-fill-long-range-strike-425082/

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Sikorsky Conducts Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) Air Vehicle Preliminary Design Review (PDR)

http://www.lockheedmartin.com/us/news/press-releases/2016/may/160502-mst-sikorsky-conducts-combat-rescue-helicopter-air-vehicle-preliminary-design-review.html

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FAA establishing advisory committee on UAV integration - GPS World magazine

http://gpsworld.com/faa-establishing-advisory-committee-on-uav-integration/

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EASA sets up task force to study UAV collision risks - ATWOnline

http://atwonline.com/technology/easa-sets-task-force-study-uav-collision-risks

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Xponential 2016: US Navy developing single-platform UUV/UAV - IHS Jane's 360

http://www.janes.com/article/60033/xponential-2016-us-navy-developing-single-platform-uuv-uav

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FLYPRO UAV Launches Easy-to-use, Voice-control Sports Drone ... - PR Newswire (press release)

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/flypro-uav-launches-easy-to-use-voice-control-sports-drone-xeagle-on-kickstarter-300264260.html

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Nano UAV Drones Industry United States Market Research Report ... - Medgadget.com (blog)

http://www.medgadget.com/2016/05/nano-uav-drones-industry-united-states-market-research-report-2016.html

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