Tagged: Air Show

China Develops ‘Mini Aircraft Carrier’ to Train PLA Navy to Defend Against Drone Swarms

China looks to have launched an odd mini-aircraft carrier of sorts that is intended to launch and recover small aerial drones earlier this year. A model of this catamaran vessel appeared at this year’s Zhuhai Airshow, where it was ostensibly described as a platform for mimicking enemy “electronic” systems during

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Airbus demonstrates aircraft inspection by drone at Farnborough

Farnborough UK (SPX) Nov 12, 2021 –

Airbus has demonstrated aircraft visual inspection using a drone at the Farnborough Airshow.

The drone, equipped with a high definition camera, performs visual inspection for the upper part of the aircraft. It is flown using an automatic flight control system supervised by a human pilot.

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Emirati Conglomerate Unveils Two Drones

Emirati conglomerate the Edge Group has unveiled a series of vertical-takeoff-and-landing drones as well as a precision-guided munition system. The first day of the Dubai Airshow featured the QX-5 and QX-6 UAVs introduced at the company pavilion with Faisal Al Bannai, the CEO and managing director of Edge, and Ali

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GA-ASI Displays STARE During Dubai Airshow

At the Dubai Airshow, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) will have a number of capabilities on display in booth #1470, including its STARE (System for Tasking And Real-time Exploitation) system. STARE provides a common operating picture for operators of GA-ASI Unmanned Aircraft Systems by integrating and displaying the wide

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China shows off new drones and jets at Zhuhai airshow

Zhuhai, China (AFP) Sept 28, 2021 –
China on Tuesday showed off its increasingly sophisticated air power including surveillance drones, with an eye on disputed territories from Taiwan to the South China Sea and its rivalry with the United States.

The country’s biggest airshow, in the southern coastal city of Zhuhai,

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Cutting-edge drones displayed at show

Zhuhai, China (XNA) Oct 01, 2021 –

Three cutting-edge military drones built by Aviation Industry Corp of China, the nation’s leading aircraft maker, have gone on display at the Zhuhai Airshow in Guangdong province, highlighting the huge strides made by the company in manufacturing unmanned craft.

The WZ-7 reconnaissance aircraft, the WZ-8

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WZ-7 High-Altitude Reconnaissance Drone at Airshow China

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force will for the first time display the WZ-7 high-altitude reconnaissance drone at the Airshow China 2021, to be held in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong Province, from September 28 to October 3, a spokesperson at the PLA Air Force announced. As one of

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Russia’s Net-Throwing Drone to Protect Civilian Airports

The Volk-18 (Wolf-18) interceptor drone developed by the Almaz-Antey defense manufacturer will be used to protect civilian airports from intruder drones, Almaz-Antey Deputy CEO Dmitry Savitsky told TASS. “The Volk-18 is an interceptor drone,” the company executive noted in the run-up to the MAKS air show opening in the suburban

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China Unveils Wing Loong-10 at Nanchang Airshow

China has unveiled its new Wing Loong-10 attack drone at the Nanchang Airshow 2020, which started on Saturday. The aircraft is a ground-attack version of Wing Loong. It uses a ZF850 engine that costs about $ 57,000, according to Chinese media reports Developed by the Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group, the

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P-51 Mustang ‘Horsemen’ Pairs Flying Display

The Horsemen” flying a pairs display in 2 x P-51s at Flying Legends in 2011. The Flying Legends is a two-day airshow, held at Duxford Aerodrome in Cambridgeshire, England at the beginning of July every year. The airshow features only warbird and vintage aircraft, such as the Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker

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P-51 Mustang v Hawker Sea Fury

Comparing the North American P-51D Mustang against the Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 flying at the same airshow. Looking at both Warbirds at a technical point of view and at the takeoff, display and landing. The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during

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Formation at Flying Legends Airshow

This is what makes the Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford so special – the balbo, a magnificent formation of warbirds that closes the show. This film shows the take-offs, formation including in-cockpit and the formations at the end. The 2020 Flying Legends Airshow, IWM Duxford was cancelled due to Corona-virus

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Flying Bulls P-38 Lightning and Corsair

This short clip of the Flying Bulls P-38 Lightning and Corsair, with some spectacular GoPro shots, is taken from a recent Flying Legends Airshow. “Who are the Flying Bulls?” you may wonder. They are a bunch of aviation enthusiasts with a great passion for rare historical aeroplanes and helicopters. And

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Curtiss P-40s ‘Beat Up’ Airshow Airfield

Here are some lovely P-40’s from Flying Legends 2011. The Curtiss P-40 Warhawk is an American single-engined, single-seat, all-metal fighter and ground-attack aircraft that first flew in 1938. The P-40 design was a modification of the previous Curtiss P-36 Hawk which reduced development time and enabled a rapid entry into

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Shockwave Jet Truck – EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

Three crazy jet-powered machines – the Yak-110, the Jet Waco “Screamin’ Sasquatch”, and the Shockwave jet truck perform together during the Thursday airshow at EAA AirVenture 2019 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Oshkosh has been canceled for this year and is being replaced by the EAA Spirit of Aviation Week on July

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Flying Legends Airshow – The Balbo

This is a film about The Balbo (large formation) featuring THIRTY warbirds at the Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford. An incredible sight and sound that people travel from around the world to see. The 2020 Flying Legends Airshow, IWM Duxford has been cancelled due to Corona-virus (COVID-19). In line with

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P-51 Mustang Flies Low Along a Canal

A brief clip from the famous Breitling Fighters trip to Yverdon, this time it’s Nigel Lamb flying the Mustang down the canal. Watch the whole film at WingsTV.co.uk Online Channel WingsTV.co.uk features more than 70 hours of Airshow Films including 14 FULL Flying Legends Airshow Films and 4 RIAT Films

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ST Engineering Unveils Veloce Fixed Wing VTOL UAVs

Singapore defence prime ST Engineering has unveiled the Veloce family of hybrid fixed-wing/vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at the 2020 Singapore Airshow, which was held at the Changi Exhibition Centre from 11-16 February. The company is showcasing two market-ready Veloce variants – the Veloce 15 (V15)

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SKYLOCK’s DRONELOCK Drone Interception System

SKYLOCK – part of the Avnon Group, and an anti-drone provider of solutions for governments, critical infrastructures and HLS organizations – is highlighting the DRONELOCK system for locating, detecting and neutralizing drones using an interception drone at the Singapore Airshow 2020. Integrated into a robust, small, fast-flying drone, DRONELOCK is

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Yates to Launch Wide-Body Silent Arrow at Farnborough

Yates Electrospace Corporation (YEC) has announced the design completion and specifications of a wide-body version of its successful GD-2000 cargo delivery drone, with unveiling set for July 20-24, 2020 at the Farnborough International Airshow, UK. Developed by YEC based on real-time demand from U.S. and allied foreign government Special Operators

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IAI to Unveil the HERON MK II at Singapore Airshow

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will unveil the HERON MK II, a Multi Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), at the upcoming Singapore Airshow. The HERON MK II is an updated model of the HERON UAV, which is used by the Israeli Air Force and is operational with over

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