USAF airmen develop new solution for F-22 weapon's system issue [feedly]

sábado, 19 de noviembre de 2016

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USAF airmen develop new solution for F-22 weapon's system issue
// Air Force Technology News Press Releases

A team of airmen from the US Air Force's (USAF) Tyndall Air Force Base (AFB) has developed a solution to address a recurring weapon's system issue with the stealth tactical fighter aircraft, F-22 Raptor.
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PurePower Engines Enter Service With VivaAerobus [feedly]

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PurePower Engines Enter Service With VivaAerobus
// Aero-News Network

First A320neo Revenue Flight Occurred October 18 Pratt & Whitney's PurePower Geared Turbofan Engine has entered into service with VivaAerobus on the operator's A320neo. The aircraft made its first passenger flight on Oct. 18 from Monterrey to Guadalajara, Mexico. This milestone comes days after the last leg of the aircraft's ferry flight became the longest A320neo flight to date. The flight from Keflavik, Iceland to Monterrey, Mexico , was nine hours and 32 minutes, the longest flight to date on an A320neo.
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EASA Certifies Elbit Systems Combined Vision Systems (CVS) [feedly]

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EASA Certifies Elbit Systems Combined Vision Systems (CVS)
// Aero-News Network

Marks First Certification For The Technology EASA has awarded certification for the first HUD in the industry to blend synthetic and enhanced vision capabilities. Elbit System's FalconEye CVS was awarded certification for installation aboard Dassault Aviation Falcon 2000 series airplanes.
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Bringing drones and cyborg cockroaches together to map disaster zones [feedly]


Bringing drones and cyborg cockroaches together to map disaster zones
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

Robots don't always need to be built from scratch. In the case of "biobots", scientists have been able to hack into insects, turning them into remote-controlled scouts to gather data and map unfamiliar or unsafe areas. Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) have already demonstrated the hardware and software that would make this possible, and have now thrown drones into the mix, to act as aerial beacons that guide and contain the biobots to areas of interest.

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User-friendly drone flies like a copter and like a plane [feedly]

Fixed-wing drones are more energy-efficient than quadcopters, and can cover long distances more quickly. Quadcopters, however, require less space to take off and land. That's why some groups have developed drones that take and land vertically, yet transition to horizontal flight while airborne. One of the latest, AeroVironment's Quantix, is designed to be particularly easy to use.

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Officials announce missile cooperation between U.K., France

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Officials_announce_missile_cooperation_between_UK_France_999.html

Paris (UPI) Nov 17, 2016
Government officials from Britain and France have agreed to cooperate further on missile defense development. Under the agreement, announced by U.K. Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon at a meeting in Paris, the two countries will implement what they call the Cross-Channel Centres of Excellence Strategy. Franco-British security company MBDA has been selected to support the project, whi

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Brazilian military validates KC-390 certification compliance

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/brazilian-military-validates-kc-390-certification-co-431634/

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Northrop Grumman celebrates 15 years of its Global Hawk UAS - UAS Magazine


UAS Magazine

Northrop Grumman celebrates 15 years of its Global Hawk UAS
UAS Magazine
Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Global Hawk unmanned high altitude long endurance system will mark the 15th anniversary of supporting United States Air Force (USAF) combat operations. On Nov. 20, 2001, a Global Hawk took to the skies in support of ...

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DARPA, Navy Set 2018 Tests for Northrop's Tern Unmanned Air System Prototype - ExecutiveBiz (blog)


ExecutiveBiz (blog)

DARPA, Navy Set 2018 Tests for Northrop's Tern Unmanned Air System Prototype
ExecutiveBiz (blog)
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Research aim to commence ground-based and at-sea flight tests of a Northrop Grumman-built prototype unmanned air system in 2018 as part of the Tactically Exploited ...
Flight Tests Of Unmanned Air System For Small-Deck Ships In 2018Defenseworld.net
DARPA funding second Tern test vehicleUPI.com
DARPA orders second Tern UAS test vehicleMilitary Embedded Systems


http://blog.executivebiz.com/2016/11/darpa-navy-set-2018-tests-for-northrops-tern-unmanned-air-system-prototype/

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AeroVironment unveils VTOL drone for commercial markets

http://theuasmagazine.com/articles/1598/aerovironment-unveils-vtol-drone-for-commercial-markets

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Feds block joint venture between American Airlines and Australia's Qantas

http://www.dallasnews.com/business/american-airlines/2016/11/18/dot-blocks-joint-venture-american-airlines-australias-qantas

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Antonov, Volga-Dnepr Confirm Joint Venture Divorce

The UK-based heavy air-cargo specialist will shutter —a victim of the deteriorating relationship between Russia and Ukraine.

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http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/antonov-volga-dnepr-confirm-joint-venture-divorce

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Emirates No Longer Believes In A380neo Launch

http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/emirates-no-longer-believes-a380neo-launch

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Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) as Firefighters - Commercial UAV News


Commercial UAV News

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) as Firefighters
Commercial UAV News
8, four autonomous vehicles collaborated in a very special mission of their potential: the K-MAX helicopter, the Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft (SARA), the Desert Hawk 3.1 fixed wing unmanned aircraft, and the Indago quadrotor worked together to ...

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http://www.expouav.com/news/latest/unmanned-aerial-systems-uas-firefighters/

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