Tagged: Air Show

Pilot’s Eye View of a Mustang Formation

This in-cockpit video was filmed at the Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford, UK, and features “The Horsemen” Mustang display team flying 3 North American P51 Mustangs This world famous aerial spectacular is held at the iconic Duxford airfield in July. World class, unrivalled, choreographed displays featuring unique aircraft types rarely

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5 Corsairs at the Planes of Fame Airshow 2017

The Planes of Fame’s own F4U-1 was joined this year by 4 other Corsairs, Chuck Wentworth’s FG-1D, Lewis Air Legends FG-1D, the Freidkin ‘Comanche Fighters’ F4U-4, and an F4U-7 from the Erickson Aircraft Collection. Planes of Fame Air Museum was proud to present Planes of Fame Airshow 2017, May 6

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New Russian Unmanned Helicopter on Show

Russia-based Radar MMS released further details of its BPV-500 vertical-takeoff and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) at the MAKS 2017 airshow in Zhukovsky near Moscow. Radar MMS representative Sergey Prokofiev told Jane’s that the BPV-500 is designed to operate from land and naval vessels, and is intended to fill

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Russian UAS Laser-Guided Automatic Landing System

Russia’s Kronshtadt Group has developed a laser system for determining the coordinates of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) designed to give the exact data on a drone’s position at its approach phase. The technology was presented at the MAKS-2017 international airshow. “The system is designed to automatically scan the airspace sector

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More About Russia’s MALE UAV Orion-E

Kronstadt Technologies unveiled the first Russian medium altitude long endurance (MALE) class unmanned aerial system (UAS) prototype, during the MAKS 2017 airshow. Dubbed the Orion-E, 1 ton class surveillance UAV have been undergoing flight testing in the country since last year and had been revealed earlier through grainy images. The

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Farnborough reports hottest June on record

Farnborough International, organisers of the world-famous Airshow, today announced that record bookings were made during the month of June 2017. With Farnborough International Airshow 2018 exactly one year away, participation is already tracking way above previous editions of the Airshow, which has been held in Farnborough since 1948. In June,

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Paris Air Show 52nd Edition Results and Videos

SIAE, organiser of the Paris Air Show , has just published the final results of the 52nd Edition , showing a record-breaking number of 2,381 exhibitors from 48 countries.The full published results are: 2,381 exhibitors from 48 countries (2,303 in 2015) 322,000 visitors: – Trade visitors: 142,000 –

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Rafael unveils Drone Dome anti-drone system

Washington DC (UPI) Jun 24, 2017 –

A radar and laser beam system for detecting and destroying drones has been unveiled at the Paris Air Show by Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.

The system, called Drone Dome, has a range of up to several miles and causes minimal interruptions to other

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Aeronautics Unveils New Pegasus 120

Israel’s Aeronautics has unveiled a new multi-rotor unmanned aerial system called the Pegasus 120 at the Paris Airshow. The Pegasus 120 is available in a quadcopter or octocopter configuration, and has a maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of 120 kg. It is designed to carry payloads of up to 75 kg

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World–leader in rotary Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) solutions UMS SKELDAR announces agreement with Sentient Vision Systems to provide ViDAR system.

World–leader in rotary Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) solutions UMS SKELDAR has used the Paris Airshow (19-25 June 2017) to announce an agreement with Sentient Vision Systems to provide the ViDAR (Visual identification Detection and Ranging) system for its unmanned systems. UMS SKELDAR will incorporate the ViDAR payload into its fleet

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GA-ASI President Dave Alexander Addresses UAV Group at Paris Air Show

Today General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) president David R. Alexander issued the following statement at the Civil Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Conference during the Paris International Air Show: GA-ASI applauds the FAA’s effort to work with industry through the recently formed Controlled Airspace Advisory Rulemaking Committee and Type Certification

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Leonardo Unveils Lightest Radar for Unmanned Aircraft

At this year’s Paris Air Show, Leonardo has unveiled its new Gabbiano TS Ultra-Light (UL) surveillance radar, the result of the company’s efforts to package all the technology and modes of its successful range of Gabbiano radars into a highly-affordable product weighing less than 24kg. The new multi-mode, multi-mission, mechanically

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Elbit Systems Introduces SkyStriker Tactical Loitering Munition

At the 2017 Paris Air Show in Le Bourget Elbit Systems launched SkyStriker – a remotely operated electro-optical, precise guided Loitering Munition(LM) designed to seek, locate and engage various targets for the tactical level corps. The new platform is based on Elbit Systems’ vast experience providing precise long-range tactical solutions.

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Thales Tests Anti-UAV Solutions

Thales has recently tested its counter-UAS solution and successfully used its jammer to neutralise small unmanned vehicles, the company confirmed during the Paris Air Show. The demonstration took place in April 2017 at a test area in Brittany, previously an air defence base. The French solution provider uses various sensors,

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UMS SKELDAR and Martek Marine selected by European Maritime Safety Agency to deliver largest ever civilian maritime UAV programme

UMS SKELDAR, Europe’s only provider of both rotary and fixed-wing UAVs wins multi-million Euro contract with Martek for multi-role operations with the European Maritime Safety Agency – the largest ever civilian maritime UAV programme. Le Bourget, Paris International Air show: 21st June 2017: 0900 CEST / 0800 GMT — UMS

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BIRD Aerosystems demonstrate unique special mission solution at Paris Air Show

BIRD Aerosystems, in cooperation with Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, display a unique surveillance special mission concept at the Paris Air Show in Textron’s static display – Pavilion A2/A4. The concept transforms the class-leading Cessna Citation CJ4 platform into a sophisticated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) special

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