Tagged: Air Show

Eurodrone Mock-Up at Berlin Air Show

Airbus, Dassault and Leonardo have revealed the first full-scale model of an envisioned European drone at the Berlin Air Show, upping the the visibility ― and scrutiny ― of a project meant to epitomize the continent’s growing military profile. Thursday’s mock-up unveiling was orchestrated with big fanfare on the tarmac

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Drone News: SkyWall100 catches rogue drones

This week, a British security technology called SkyWall100 is being deployed to protect the Berlin Air Show from drone threats. Developed and manufactured by OpenWorks Engineering, a UK company, it allows the operator to physically catch a target drone, ensuring security and safety at any event. Check out this video

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World’s Smallest and Lightest Inmarsat Terminal

Cobham SATCOM has a range of versatile solutions from the world’s most compact to the highest performance Inmarsat terminals. At the Singapore Air Show, Cobham demonstrates the flexibility of its exclusive product range by showcasing the AVIATOR UAV 200. As the world’s smallest and lightest Inmarsat UAV satcom solution, the

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China’s Star Shadow Stealth UAV to Fly in 2019

Star UAV System Co Ltd, a Chengdu-based developer of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), has unveiled its export-oriented Star Shadow unmanned air vehicle (UCAV) concept at the Singapore Airshow 2018. Specifically designed as a low-observable and highly survivable surveillance and strike platform, the Star Shadow is envisioned to have a maximum

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China’s Wing Loong II on Display in Singapore

Two China-built UAVs—the Wing Loong I and Wing Loong II—made their Southeast Asian debut at the Singapore Airshow this year. The participation of the UAVs also marks the first time a Chinese military product is being shown at the Singapore Airshow. The aircraft are produced by the Chengdu Aircraft

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Armed Stinger UAV at Singapore Airshow 2018

ST Kinetics showed its armed Stinger UAV, part of its advanced soldier system, at Singapore Airshow 2018. Far from being a conventional UCAV, this is essentially a double quadrotor UAV that mounts a 5.56mm Ultimax light machine gun. Indeed, manned-unmanned teaming was the most obvious new element of a soldier

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Five Projects Named for Singapore’s Drone Estate

Plans to designate one-north, a 200HA business park in Buona Vista, Singapore, as a drone estate were announced by Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan on the sidelines of the Singapore Airshow 2018 on Monday (Feb 5). The announcement was made at the opening of the Singapore Airshow Aviation Leadership

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New Head of Delegatoins and Protocol Joins Farnborough Airshow Team

Farnborough International is delighted to announce that Julie Mears has been appointed as Head of Delegations and Protocol overseeing the military and commercial delegations programme for the Farnborough International Airshow and the Bahrain International Airshow. She takes over from Jayne Thomson who retires at the end of the next Farnborough

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Red Star Yak 52 Display Team

The Red Star Yak 52 Display Team do their thing (massed formation aerobatics) at the Classic Fighters airshow held at Omaka Aerodrome in Blenheim, New Zealand. A Precision Warbird Mass Formation Display Team. We are actually several teams across the United States, staffed by FAA qualified warbird formation pilots that

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At an Air Show in China, Drones, Not Jets, Are the Stars

At the World Fly-In Expo, an air show held in the central Chinese city of Wuhan last month, jets, hot air balloons, autogiros and ultralight planes were upstaged by Chinese-made drones. Remote-controlled flying machines drew crowds at exhibition booths and performed in tight formation, high above the ground. Teams in

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US Navy Blue Angels at Oshkosh 2017

The US Navy Blue Angels perform a full high show aerobatic demonstration for the first time on Friday at the 2017 EAA AirVenture airshow in Oshkosh, WI. Their C-130 Hercules “Fat Albert” did not perform or even fly into Oshkosh because of a safety stand down for the entire C-130T

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China Unveils Two Armed A-Hawk VTOL UAVs

The state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) unveiled two models of its A-Hawk series of strike-capable, reconnaissance vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at the 12-16 November Dubai Airshow 2017. The multi-rotor A-Hawk I and A-Hawk II UAVs were marketed at the exhibition as being capable

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China’s Cloud Shadow – Flexible but Short Endurance

A family of jet-powered Cloud Shadow unmanned air systems displayed at the Dubai air show offer a potent mix of high-altitude intelligence-gathering and weapons capabilities – but unusually short endurance, according to specifications released by AVIC. AVIC’s design philosophy breaks from the multi-mission approach used for many Western UAS designs.

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UMS SKELDAR launches new R-350 VTOL platform as part of ‘dynamic duo’ line up with flagship SKELDAR V-200

World-class provider of rotary Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) solutions UMS SKELDAR is using the Dubai Airshow, one of the largest aerospace events in the world, as the launchpad for its new enhanced R-350 Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) platform. This ITAR-free light tactical high-performance UAV is unique in its class,

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