- Airbus and International SOS Sign MoU for UAS Medical Cargo Delivery
Airbus and International SOS, the world’s leading medical and security risk services company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly study the viability of using aircraft or unmanned systems to deliver medical cargo and supplies. Under the agreement, Airbus will help to define and install reliable aircraft or unmanned aerial medical cargo deliveries […]
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- L3 Technologies Acquires Latitude Engineering
L3 Technologies has acquired Latitude Engineering, a unique unmanned aircraft systems company that has developed a family of commercial and military Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) UAVs based on their Hybrid Quadrotor (HQ) technology. L3 Latitude’s innovative unmanned vehicles expand our company’s capability and provide a more affordable solution in the growing UAV […]
- Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence Selects Penguin C
Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation (LSUASC) has selected the Penguin C unmanned aerial system, manufactured by UAV Factory, to provide low-altitude reconnaissance, storm damage, and other aerial information. The Penguin C UAS was selected due to quality of design, engineering and construction, payload versatility, endurance, long-range performance, and value. LSUASC will use […]
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- US Army Selects Raytheon for Near-Term Counter-UAS Mission
The U.S. Army will use Raytheon Company’s Coyote unmanned aircraft system and the KRFS radar, which stands for Ku band radio frequency system, to counter the escalating threat of enemy unmanned aerial vehicles in the skies above the battlefield. Equipped with an advanced seeker and warhead, the Coyote-enabled system can successfully identify and eliminate threat UAVs when paired […]
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- Russia’s ZALA AERO Tests LIDAR on UAS
ZALA AERO successfully tested BVS complex using airborne laser scanning technology (LIDAR). Target load of the aircraft – the modern laser scanner from leading manufacturers. This is the first domestic unmanned system using a laser scanner. The technology consists in determining the coordinates of the plurality of surface points (including – relief under trees) by a […]
- The American Concorde: the American SST Story
It was to fly even faster than the Concorde, at speeds approaching Mach 3. And even carry more passengers. It would have flown the distance from Los Angeles to New York in under two hours. America’s effort to build a supersonic airliner was an ambitious project spanning a decade and costing a billion in […]
- RAF Touts Potential of Protector Programme
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems is arriving at the Farnborough air show on a high, after completing a historic transatlantic first with its MQ-9B SkyGuardian – the basis for the UK Royal Air Force’s future Protector remotely-piloted air system. The medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned air vehicle touched down at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire on 11 July, following […]
- UFO Over Pendleton ?
Several Pendleton residents question what it was they saw in the skies over the town Wednesday morning for the better part of an hour. Virgil Bates Jr. and Tonia Smith were part of the road construction crew at the intersection of Southwest Nye and Marshall avenues when around 9 a.m. they spotted a small white […]
- Aston Martin Volante Vision Concept at Farnborough
British luxury brand Aston Martin at Farnborough presented the Volante Vision Concept, a luxury concept aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities. Produced in partnership with Cranfield University, Cranfield Aerospace Solutions and Rolls-Royce, the concept aircraft aims to bring luxury personal transportation to the sky. The Volante Vision Concept is a demonstration of […]
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- US Air Force Awards First RPAS Medals
The US Air Force’s first-ever remote “R” device was presented to aircrews of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing July 11, 2018 at Creech. Col. Julian C. Cheater, 432nd WG/432nd AEW commander, ceremoniously presented the Meritorious Service Medals and Air Force Commendation Medals with the device. The device was authorized in 2016, with criteria released […]