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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 […]


US Army engineers define future aviation fleet

An artist's conception of future Army rotorcraft is shown.

The U.S. Army science and technology community is charting the future of military vertical lift aviation that will enable warfighters to accomplish missions not possible today. The Army, supported by NASA and the Navy, is combining its areas of technical […]


US Army Seeks to Boost Aircraft Performance, Survivability

US Army Seeks to Boost Aircraft Performance, Survivability

Army researchers, scientists and engineers are moving forward to develop aviation technology solutions to support future Soldiers. “Aviation is key to our ability to accomplish a wide range of missions in complex environments, as well as being a cornerstone of […]


US Army Aviation Balances Worldwide Missions with Training, Readiness

US Army Aviation Balances Worldwide Missions with Training, Readiness

Army aviation operates in worldwide missions while balancing the challenges of the deployments with maintaining training and readiness, Army aviation commanders said. The commanders addressed the topic during a panel at the Association of the United States Army’s forum on […]


Chinese company limits US drone use after White House crash

DJI Phanton 2

A Chinese drone maker which created the small quadcopter that recently crashed on White House grounds said Wednesday it is updating its drones to prohibit flight over the US capital. The Shenzhen-based company DJI announced a software update for its […]


Royal International Air Tattoo To Welcome Aviation Icon

Royal International Air Tattoo To Welcome Aviation Icon

One of the world’s most iconic aircraft will touch down at RAF Fairford in the Cotswolds this summer to take part in the Royal International Air Tattoo. Vulcan XH558 is the only flying example of this large Cold War bomber […]


USAF Tests, Will Soon Fly, Flapless Wing Design

USAF Tests, Will Soon Fly, Flapless Wing Design

A feature of aircraft design unchanged for nearly a century may have been twisted into a new shape as a result of a revolutionary new structure being tested in the Mojave Desert. A specially modified Gulfstream III jet successfully took […]


China Wraps Up Air Show with Record Deals

China Wraps Up Air Show with Record Deals

China wrapped up its air show in the southern port city of Zhuhai, Guangdong Province on Sunday with over 300 deals worth a record 23.4 billion U.S. dollars signed, according to the show organizer. The 10th China International Aviation and […]


FAA to Expedite Limited Commercial Operations of UAS

FAA to Expedite Limited Commercial Operations of UAS

During a speech at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2014, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Manager of UAS Integration Jim Williams has announced that the FAA is working with several industries to expedite some limited commercial operations of UAS before UAS rules are […]


 
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