A game for drones - lessons from Unmanned Warrior

martes, 25 de octubre de 2016

http://www.aerosociety.com/News/Insight-Blog/4880/A-game-for-drones-lessons-from-Unmanned-Warrior

As the Royal Navy's big exercise for unmanned systems Unmanned Warrior closes, TIM ROBINSON reviews what might be the lessons for future autonomous operations from this technology demonstration.

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Bob Hoover, one of history’s greatest pilots, dead at 94 | NewsCut | Minnesota Public Radio News

http://blogs.mprnews.org/newscut/2016/10/bob-hoover-one-of-nations-greatest-pilots-dead-at-94/

One of the greatest pilots in the history of aviation died this morning, according to reports.

Bob Hoover, a World War II fighter pilot, a former Air Force test pilot, and the chase plane pilot for Chuck Yeager when he broke the sound barrier for the first time, was 94.

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UK government backs third runway at Heathrow [feedly]

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UK government backs third runway at Heathrow
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Construction of a third runway at London Heathrow airport has gained the UK government's support.
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Profiling the contenders for the USAF’s T-X jet trainer programme [feedly]

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Profiling the contenders for the USAF's T-X jet trainer programme
// Air Force Technology News Press Releases

Aerospace contractors are gearing up for the competition to replace the T-38 Talon as the US Air Force's next jet trainer. The T-X programme aims to bridge the gap between primary training on the T-6 Texan II and advanced fighters such as the F-22 an…
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BAE to upgrade UK Royal Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoon fleet [feedly]

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BAE to upgrade UK Royal Air Force's Eurofighter Typhoon fleet
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BAE Systems has announced that the initial phase of enhancements to the Royal Air Force's (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon fleet has entered the operational evaluation stage.
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Aerial Photography By Drone Effectively Banned In Sweden [feedly]

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Aerial Photography By Drone Effectively Banned In Sweden
// Aero-News Network

New Court Ruling Limits Flights To Crime Or Accident Prevention The Supreme Administrative Court in Sweden has placed strict limitations on the use of camera-equipped drones in the country, and that has a lot of people crying foul.
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Parasailing payload extends sensor range of DARPA's autonomous boat [feedly]

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Parasailing payload extends sensor range of DARPA's autonomous boat
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

DARPA has put its Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems to the test off the coast of California. Towed behind the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel, TALONS extends the range of radar and sensors by elevating them up to 1,500 ft above the water.

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Category: Marine

Tags: RadarDARPAUS Navy Related Articles: Sea Hunter unmanned sub chaser completes first sea trials New Radar Scope offers X-ray vision DARPA gives Northrop Grumman nod to develop unmanned VTOL flying wing for small US Navy ships TALONS effectively gives ships of all sizes skyscraper-tall masts Northrop Grumman set to develop tail-down UAV for DARPA's Tern program Radar tech pierces the powder to reveal avalanche innards
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Navy Awards MQ-25 Stingray Stealthy Refueler Deal -- Defense ... - Defense Systems

https://defensesystems.com/articles/2016/10/24/stingray.aspx

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SAFRAN : Safran pénalisé par la baisse des services pour moteurs civils

http://m.investir.lesechos.fr/actualites/safran-penalise-par-la-baisse-des-services-pour-moteurs-civils-1599506.html?#

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RAF Typhoon begins operational assessment of new upgrades

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/raf-typhoon-begins-operational-assessment-of-new-upg-430673/

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PAF looking for Sikorsky S-70A engine assembly - Business Mirror

http://www.businessmirror.com.ph/paf-looking-for-sikorsky-s-70a-engine-assembly/

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Morocco grows its aerospace cluster

https://leehamnews.com/2016/10/25/morocco-grows-aerospace-cluster/

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Lockheed Martin gets $92 million military satellite contract modification [feedly]

Lockheed Martin gets $92 million military satellite contract modification
http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Lockheed_Martin_gets_92_million_military_satellite_contract_modification_999.html

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Russia develops new satellite communication system for military use [feedly]

Russia develops new satellite communication system for military use
http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Russia_develops_new_satellite_communication_system_for_military_use_999.html

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Silent Falcon and MicroPilot succeed at NASA UTM 2016 [feedly]

Reno NV (SPX) Oct 25, 2016
Silent Falcon conducted a series of successful Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) demonstration flights as part of NASA's Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) system. NASA's UTM program is developing a civilian traffic control system for autonomous low altitude Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operations. This will create a safer flight environment. "The ability to fly BV

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CubeSats could soon be zooming around space under their own power [feedly]

CubeSats could soon be zooming around space under their own power
http://newatlas.com/new-cubesat-propulsion-rocket-motor/46019/


Rubik's-cube-sized CubeSats are a nifty, cheap way for scientists to put a research vessel into space, but they're limited to orbiting where they're launched – until now. Los Alamos researchers have created and tested a safe and innovative rocket motor concept that could soon see CubeSats zooming around space and even steering themselves back to Earth when they're finished their mission.

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Biplane adventurer Tracey Curtis-Taylor stripped of award



http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-37752264

She was supposed to fly alone, but she did not in some legs of her journey



http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/bird-in-a-biplane-stripped-of-award-in-solo-flying-row-l3jhpr9md
A British adventurer who won an award for flying solo on an 8,000-mile trip has been stripped of the trophy after it was alleged that she had a co-pilot on some legs of her journey.

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