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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 […]


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 […]


 
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