Tagged: Air Show

The Drone Light Show grows it’s 2019 Airshow Tour!

Air shows have been around for over 100 years, in fact, the “Grande Semaine d’Aviation de la Champagne”, or the Rheims Aviation Meeting, was held in August 1909 and is considered to be the first international aviation meeting. Starting out with the elements of aerial acts, to competing for prizes

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Flying Legends 2019 Air Show Trailer

 This is a ‘trailer’ for the 2019 Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford in Cambridgeshire. The 27th Edition of this world famous aerial spectacular will be held at the iconic Duxford airfield on the 13th and 14th July. Enjoy world class, unrivaled, choreographed displays featuring unique aircraft types rarely seen

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Boeing unveils fighter jet-sized drone designed for Australia

Washington (UPI) Feb 28, 2019 –

During the Australian International Airshow, Boeing unveiled its newest unmanned drone, the Boeing Airpower Teaming System.

The system was viewed Wednesday by Australian Defense Minister Christopher Pyne at Avalon Airport in Victoria, Australia, 25 miles north of Melbourne.

The first flight is planned for 2020, according to

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Australia’s Waterproof Black Kite Can Land on Sea

RMIT University engineers, with the Defence Science and Technology Group, have created a waterproof drone that can land on sea. The drone, known as Black Kite, has been nominated for a National Defence Innovation Award at the Avalon International Airshow. RMIT University’s project lead, Dr Abdulghani Mohamed, said Black Kite

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China’s Norinco Presents UAV Swarm Concept

The China North Industries Corporation (Norinco) presented a concept for the use of strike-capable, multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) flying in a swarm at the 6-11 November Airshow China 2018 defence exhibition in Zhuhai. The concept, which can be adapted to fit various tactical scenarios, involves the use of several

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Wing Loong UAS I-D has Improved Performance

Wing Loong I-D, China’s domestically-developed Wing Loong UAS family’s new member that debuted at the just concluded Airshow China, uses complete composite materials for its fuselage and is sure to have better performances, says its chief designer Li Yidong. While describing Wing Loong I-D is a first-of-a-kind UAS (unmanned aircraft

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China’s X-47B Knockoff at Zuhai Airshow

The Chinese government regularly uses Zhuhai, also known as the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition and Airshow China, to formally reveal new aircraft and other military technologies. This time around, China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) has brought a stealthy flying wing design that has reportedly been in

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AOPA Drone Pilots Get Rewards

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced that members who are opted-in for drone content are now eligible for discounted fees and special recognition from PrecisionHawk’s on-demand drone pilot network, Droners.io. Thanks to an agreement announced in July at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the world’s largest airshow,

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Graphene skinned plane unveiled at Farnborough Air Show

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has unveiled the world’s first graphene skinned plane at an internationally renowned air show. Juno, a three-and-a-half-metre wide graphene skinned aircraft, was revealed on the North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA) stand as part of the ‘Futures Day’ at Farnborough Air Show 2018. The University’s

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Lockheed Hercules C-130J Loop at Farnborough 2018

 This was by far the best moment of the Farnborough Air Show 2018 – A Lockheed LM-100J already stunned the audience with an incredible fast takeoff and interesting steep climb but after that the real show just began. The Hercules accelerated and suddenly flew a full loop which was

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Tekever Launches AR5 at Farnborough

Portuguese company Tekever unveiled its AR5 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) at Farnborough International Airshow, and the launch included a live feed from operations in the Atlantic. In 2017 Tekever was awarded a contract to produce an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capability for the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), which was

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SteelRock Technologies Launches at Farnborough

The hard launch of SteelRock Technologies (SR), a UK start up producing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and counter-UAV systems, took place during Farnborough International Airshow 2018. During the show, SR displayed its Nightfighter counter-UAV device in multiple configurations. Nightfighter identifies frequencies used by a UAV and then uses a transmission

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Antonov and Air-Ion Partner on Electric UAVs

During the Farnborough Air Show 2018, on 17th of July, SE Antonov, Ukraine and AIR-ION TECHNOLOGIES SA, Switzerland signed a Memorandum of Understanding about the establishment of partnership in area of design, tests, certification and serial production of hybrid and full electric unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) based on versatile, flexible,

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SkyX Unveils New Design at #FIA18 SkyTwo

SkyX is at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow – #FIA18 – one of the two biggest air shows on the planet. (The other is Le Bourget, and is held outside of Paris on alternating years.) This show features all of the major aerospace players: Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin – and

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RAF Touts Potential of Protector Programme

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems is arriving at the Farnborough air show on a high, after completing a historic transatlantic first with its MQ-9B SkyGuardian – the basis for the UK Royal Air Force’s future Protector remotely-piloted air system. The medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned air vehicle touched down at RAF Fairford in

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Rolls-Royce EVTOL Project at Farnborough

Rolls-Royce has unveiled a concept electric vertical take-off and landing (EVTOL) vehicle at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018. The design could be adapted for personal transport, public transport, logistics and military applications and is based upon technologies that already exist or are currently under development. It could take to the

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Lift off for electric planes – new funding for green revolution in UK civil aerospace

The UK’s world-leading aerospace sector will be propelled into a new era of cleaner, greener flight through industry and government investment, the Business and Energy Secretary announced today at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. From the total investment, £255 million – supported by the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) and UK

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GA-ASI Expands Relationship with GKN Aerospace

Tails for Predator B Series Aircraft to be Built in the UK FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW – July 2018 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) and GKN Aerospace have declared their intent to collaborate on composite tails for GA-ASI’s Predator® B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) series via a Letter of Interest

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