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US Army puts Gray Eagle UAS, One System Remote Video Terminal through test

The MQ-1C Gray Eagle, the Army's largest unmanned aircraft system in the inventory, recently underwent follow on test and evaluation, which culminated June 14 at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

The Army has finished its follow on test and evaluation, or FOTE, on the MQ-1C Gray Eagle and Initial Test and Evaluation on the One System Remote Video Terminal at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, California. Record testing […]


Paris Airshow Leaves Satisfied Exhibitors, Exciting Newcomers

Paris Airshow Leaves Satisfied Exhibitors, Exciting Newcomers

Numerous deals have been closed at the 51st International Paris Airshow. But even if they were less than spectacular this year, aircraft manufacturers are calling the event at Le Bourget airport a big success. The Paris-Le Bourget airport will continue […]


Robot border guards among new airport tech at Paris Air Show

Robot border guards among new airport tech at Paris Air Show

New airport technologies unveiled at the Paris Air Show this week promise robots replacing immigration officers and much faster identification of criminals through their biometric data. French electrical systems company Thales premiered its new equipment designed to speed up passage […]


Boeing, Customers Demonstrate Performance and Innovation At Paris Air Show

Boeing, Customers Demonstrate Performance and Innovation At Paris Air Show

Boeing strengthened its position as the aerospace industry’s leader in innovation and technology at a highly successful 2015 Paris Air Show. “Innovation is the heart of our strategy,” said Boeing Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer Dennis Muilenburg. “It […]


Aviation security endangered by spread of missiles: study

Aviation security endangered by spread of missiles: study

The spread of portable anti-aircraft missiles in the Middle East and North Africa could pose a threat to aviation security if the weapons fall into the hands of Islamic extremists, a report said on Wednesday. The easy-to-use, lightweight weapons, or […]


US Army Combat Aviation Soldiers master control of drones during test flights

US Army Combat Aviation Soldiers master control of drones during test flights

Unmanned aircraft is one of the fastest growing sectors in civilian and military aviation. From close air support, to surveillance, to climate data gathering, unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, are now a staple within Army aviation units. This growing demand […]


NASA Tests Shape-Changing Wing for Next Generation Aviation

NASA Tests Shape-Changing Wing for Next Generation Aviation

NASA researchers, working in concert with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and FlexSys Inc., of Ann Arbor, Michigan, successfully completed initial flight tests of a new morphing wing technology that has the potential to save millions of dollars annually […]


FAA warns Boeing 787 bug could shut off aircraft power

FAA warns Boeing 787 bug could shut off aircraft power

In a new problem for the Boeing 787, the US aviation regulator has ordered repairs to correct a software bug that could cause the aircraft to suddenly lose all power. The Federal Aviation Administration issued a directive dated Friday warning […]


DoD to Restructure US Aviation Brigade In Germany

DoD to Restructure US Aviation Brigade In Germany

The Defense Department will restructure the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and subordinate units in Germany as part of the Army’s Aviation Restructuring Initiative in Europe, defense officials said today in a statement. The 12th CAB restructuring will reduce the U.S. […]


US Army aviation continues efforts for technology development

Sikorsky and Boeing have worked together on their offering for the U.S. Army's joint multi-role technology demonstrator called the SB-1 Defiant.

The Army recently extended technology investment agreements with two commercial companies to continue concept refinement and technology maturation for future vertical lift, or FVL, research. The Army is continuing its ties with AVX Aircraft Company and Karem Aircraft Incorporated. “This […]


 
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