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Flights Diverted from Dublin Airport Due to Drone Sightings

Six flights due to land at Dublin Airport on Saturday afternoon were diverted due to drone sightings on the air field. Flight operations were suspended for approximately 40 minutes for safety reasons following two confirmed sightings of drones. Operations were suspended at 2.11pm, and resumed at 2:49pm on runway 28R

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Airspeeder Announces Fox Sports Australia Deal

Airspeeder has just announced a groundbreaking two-year broadcast content deal with Fox Sports Australia that will bring exclusive, cutting-edge flying car racing content to audiences across Australia. More than 2.8m subs in Foxtel Group. Australian market. The new programming lineup features highlights from the first Airspeeder EXA Series Race in

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GA-ASI Flight Tests LEO SATCOM on MQ-9A External Inbox

On Dec. 22, 2022, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. and the Air National Guard (ANG), with joint support from the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) and U.S. Air Force (USAF), flight tested an MQ-9A remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) equipped with a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications (SATCOM) Command and Control

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Hirth 41 Series

The 41 Series air cooled two-stroke engines utilise advanced closed-loop control, optimising performance for extreme environmental conditions. Based on the world-renowned 4103 engine – which […]

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A balloon clouds US view on Xi’s China

Washington (AFP) Feb 4, 2023 –

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken had planned a rare visit to Beijing to manage tensions but also to answer a question — was there substance behind a new, seemingly more conciliatory tone in Beijing?

With the discovery of what the Pentagon called a Chinese

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Textron Systems’ Aerosonde UAS Takes 1st Maritime Flight

Textron Systems Corporation, a Textron Inc. company, announced that the Aerosonde Unmanned Aircraft System aboard the USS Miguel Keith, designated ESB 5, took its first operational flight. The inaugural mission follows an October 2022 contract award by the U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to provide unmanned aviation support

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GA-ASI to Build Off-Board Sensing Station for AFRL

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. will manufacture and perform demonstration flights of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) unmanned Off-Board Sensing Station (OBSS) aircraft. Following a 12-month base period that culminated in a critical design review (CDR), AFRL exercised a build and flight test option. GA-ASI’s innovative Gambit

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