Could the U.S. Air Force’s T-X Eventually Turn Into a New Light Fighter? [feedly]

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Could the U.S. Air Force's T-X Eventually Turn Into a New Light Fighter?
// War Is Boring - Medium



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The ‘Snatch Method’ Was One Crazy Way to Make a Glider Fly

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US Navy Going Nuclear $303M Contract Bechtel | Israelis Sell Retired F-16A/B Fleet | LM Gets Contract Mod Provide PAC-3 Missiles Qatar

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica Acquires Unmanned Helicopter Manufacturer [feedly]

http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=3d822194-055d-4c34-95a3-1d7344ca2180

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica Acquires Unmanned Helicopter Manufacturer
// Aero-News Network

Sistemi Dinamici Acquisition Expected To Make The Company Stronger In Unmanned Systems Leonardo-Finmeccanica has acquired the full control of Sistemi Dinamici S.p.A from IDS S.p.A. The control of the company, which involved the remaining 60 percent of shares, is aimed at further strengthening the commitment of Leonardo in unmanned products thanks to the acquisition of the new unmanned lightweight helicopter SD-150 Hero program.
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Moon and Mars in China's five-year space plan [feedly]


Moon and Mars in China's five-year space plan
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine



Mars and the far side of the Moon are on the itinerary for China's National Space Administration (CNSA), according to a new white paper released this week. The document, from the State Council Information Office, recaps the country's space-faring achievements over the past five years, and outlines its goals for the next five.

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DARPA's ALIAS aircraft automation program spreads its wings [feedly]

The age of widespread autonomous flight came another step closer as DARPA announced its Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) has completed Phase 2 of its development program. The drop-in, removable kit designed to convert conventional aircraft into advanced automated vehicles requiring fewer crew was installed in two different Cessna 208 Caravan fixed-wing aircraft, a Diamond DA-42 fixed-wing aircraft, and a Sikorsky S-76 helicopter.

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DARPA's ALIAS aircraft automation program spreads its wings - New Atlas

http://newatlas.com/darpa-alias-phase-two/47140/





DARPA's ALIAS aircraft automation program spreads its wings
New Atlas
"In Phase 2, we exceeded our original program objectives with two performers, Sikorsky and Aurora Flight Sciences, each of which conducted flight tests on two different aircraft," says Scott Wierzbanowski, DARPA program manager. "In Phase 3, we plan to ...


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China to improve space debris database, spacecraft protection

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L'ukrainien Antonov veut réussir sa renaissance en 2017 - Les Échos

http://www.lesechos.fr/industrie-services/services-conseils/0211636464649-lukrainien-antonov-veut-reussir-sa-renaissance-en-2017-2053065.php



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L'ukrainien Antonov veut réussir sa renaissance en 2017
Les Échos
Après une année 2016 en mode survie, 2017 s'annonce décisive pour Antonov. L'avionneur ukrainien va devoir démontrer sa capacité à démarrer une nouvelle vie, après avoir rompu les derniers liens qui l'unissait à l'industrie aéronautique russe depuis sa ...


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Russia's Sukhoi Says Superjet Defects Will Be Repaired by End of January... - Voice of America




http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/interjet-grounds-half-of-ssj100-fleet-pending-repair-432798/



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Sukhoi: les avions SSJ-100 reprennent leurs vols après des tests réussis

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Airbus, Aerion ready for future ACJ350 and supersonic AS2 debuts

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Three airlines reveal their most stolen onboard items

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Emirates Deferral Forces Airbus To Cut A380 Output Again


http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/emirates-defers-delivery-of-a-dozen-a380s-432761/

http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/emirates-deferral-forces-airbus-cut-a380-output-again




Emirates' decision to defer Airbus A380 deliveries for the first time will significantly worsen an already worrisome climate for the aircraft program.

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Comac Begins Taxi Tests On C919, First Flight In 2017 Expected




http://www.aviationanalysis.net/2016/12/comac-c919-commence-taxi-trials.html





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Traffic management solutions for drones in Singapore's airspace - Phys.Org

http://phys.org/news/2016-12-traffic-solutions-drones-singapore-airspace.html



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Traffic management solutions for drones in Singapore's airspace
Phys.Org
"At NTU, we have already demonstrated viable technologies such as UAV convoys, formation flying and logistics, which will soon become mainstream," explained Prof Low. "This new traffic management project will test some of the new concepts developed ...
NTU studying ways to allow drones to fly safely in SingaporeChannel NewsAsia
Study to explore possibility of recreational drone-flying zone in ...TODAYonline
NTU to develop traffic management solutions for UAVsTHE BUSINESS TIMES

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Pyongyang may be developing UAV for 'dirty bomb' attack, says report - IHS Jane's 360

http://www.janes.com/article/66589/pyongyang-may-be-developing-uav-for-dirty-bomb-attack-says-report



Pyongyang may be developing UAV for 'dirty bomb' attack, says report
IHS Jane's 360
A South Korea-based think tank claims that North Korea is developing a large unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of carrying explosive devices and spreading radioactive materials over a wider area, Yonhap news agency reported on 27 December.

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Amazon seeks patent for system that links up drones to create a borg for deliveries ... - GeekWire

http://www.geekwire.com/2016/amazon-patent-collective-uav-borg-drones/


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Amazon seeks patent for system that links up drones to create a ...
GeekWire
"By aerially navigating as a collective UAV, the coupled UAVs can share resources … be more efficient, be more visible, generate larger radar or object detection, be more detectable by ground-based radar or air traffic control … thereby improving ...
Amazon has a plan to defend drones from hackers and bow-and ...Quartz
Amazon Patents Flying Warehouse To Stock Delivery Drones In Mid ...Consumerist
Amazon wins patent for a flying warehouse that will deploy drones to ...CNBC
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