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First Air Taxi Volo-Port to be Built by End of 2019

Skyports and Volocopter have announced a cooperation to build the first mobile Volo-Port for air taxis. UK-based global vertiport owner and operator Skyports and air taxi pioneer Volocopter unveiled plans for the Volo-Port – the physical landing pads for so-called eVTOL (electric take-off and landing) – through stunning designs produced

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Kespry Launches BYOD -Bring Your Own Drone -Program

Kespry, the leading drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, today announced its new BYOD (Bring Your Own Drone) program. It includes a new platform pricing model designed to meet the expanding enterprise aerial intelligence requirements of multi-site mining companies and large-scale residential and commercial property insurers. Kespry now offers a single

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Empirical Systems Aeropace receives AS9100:D an ISO 9001:2015 certification

Empirical Systems Aerospace, Inc. (ESAero), a leading Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and Urban Air Mobility (UAM) System design, development and manufacturing services provider announced today receipt of AS9100:D and ISO 9001:2015 quality management standard certifications. ESAero has certified the manufacturing centre in San Luis Obispo, CA, as well as

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Evolve Dynamics Sky Mantis

We have seen tethered multirotors before, I am not sure we have seen systems that can break the tether and fly free for 30 minutes after detachment. This would most certainly be a bonus in a security monitoring situation. Evolve Dynamics, a UK based designer and manufacturer of UAV/RPAS aircraft

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TriFan 600 VTOL Scaled Prototype First Flight

XTI Aircraft flew a 65% scale prototype of its TriFan 600 on 8 May, marking a major milestone in the development of the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) business aircraft. The TriFan completed “multiple take-offs, hovers and landings”, from Placerville airport in northern California, where the model was built, says

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Cargo Air Vehicle Completes First Outdoor Flight

Electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle is designed to carry up to 500 pounds Boeing has successfully completed the first outdoor flight tests of the cargo air vehicle (CAV). In a safe and controlled environment, the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) successfully took off, hovered,

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First MQ-25A Stingray Flight Planned Late 2019

Later this year, Boeing’s prototype for the Navy’s MQ-25A Stingray unmanned aerial tanker will make its first flight from an Illinois airport. When the Stingray will start operating from U.S. carriers is less clear. On April 28, Boeing moved its MQ-25A prototype from its manufacturing facility near St. Louis, Mo.

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ICAO 2019 Prototypes Competition

The ICAO 2019 Prototypes Competition is for anyone 18-and-over. It’s seeking maturely thought-out-3-D renderings (still images and/or video) of either new aircraft types or new types of operations. In addition to visual proposals submitted, we’re also expecting a business case summary of 500 words or less which describes why your

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Electric Cars For Kids Reviews

Electric cars for kids are becoming increasingly popular in the modern age. For most children, this is one of the coolest toys around. Imagine being able to drive around the sidewalks in your very own pint-size electric riding car with accurate design, lights, and sounds! BEST RC TRUCKS Moderno Kids

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Northrop Grumman to Outsource Firebird Production

Northrop Grumman designed its optionally-piloted Firebird surveillance aircraft so that parts of its production could be readily outsourced to developing nations that demand local manufacturing involvement. The company says the Firebird’s configuration is simple enough that less sophisticated aerospace manufacturers could easily play a role in its production should their

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Belarus Unveils Groza-P2 Mobile C-UAV System

Belarus-based defence industrial group KB Radar has announced the development of the Groza-P2 mobile counter unmanned aerial vehicles (C-UAVs) jammer. The system, which will be showcased at the defence technology expo MILEX 2019 in Minsk in May, is a portable rifle-style jammer designed to prevent the unauthorised access of small

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Messerschmitt Bf 109 – Why an INVERTED V-12 ?

Why did the Germans use inverted V12s so frequently? If there were advantages to that design, why did Allison, Rolls Royce and Packard all go with upright V12s for their various engines in WW2? That’s the topic for discussion in this video. We get a bit off the topic here

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UAV Turbines Introduces Monarch RP Propulsion Systems, Providing Reliability & Performance

UAV Turbines, Inc. (UAVT), a pioneer of microturbine technology, today announced the introduction of its Monarch RP family of microturbine engines, the first engines that will provide defense and commercial partners with reliable, quiet, and powerful propulsion systems. Designed for Group 3 and 4 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), the Monarch

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Successful demonstration of breakthrough blown-air flight technologies to revolutionise future aircraft design

For the first time in aviation history, an aircraft has been manoeuvred in flight using supersonically blown air, removing the need for complex movable flight control surfaces. In a series of ground-breaking flight trials that took place in the skies above north-west Wales, the MAGMA unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) demonstrated

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uAvionix Certified Avionics for Unmanned Systems

uAvionix, designer and manufacturer of Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (CNS) equipment for unmanned and manned aircraft has announced a new line of certified avionics designed to enable Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) type certifications and Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) mission capabilities. The ping200X Mode S Automatic Dependent Surveillance –

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Europe’s First Hydrogen Drone Doubles Flying Times with AMS Cylinders

Specialist drone manufacturer, SKYCORP, has successfully doubled the maximum flight times of e-Drone Zero, Europe’s first hydrogen-powered drone, to two hours, by using a new, ultra-lightweight gas cylinder from AMS Composite Cylinders. The e-Drone Zero is a powerful, long endurance quadcopter designed for the commercial market. It features a compact,

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Flyter seek investment

The Russian technology startup Flyter officially announces the start of a campaign to search for an investor to make a prototype. Details on the project website: https://flyter.aero Over the past month, the project team has designed a test bench, which is a full-size model of the PAC VTOL720-200 wing console

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uAvionix Introduces Line of Certified Avionics for Unmanned Systems

uAvionix, designer and manufacturer of Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (CNS) equipment for unmanned and manned aircraft today announced a new line of certified avionics designed to enable Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) type certifications and Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) mission capabilities. The ping200X Mode S Automatic Dependent Surveillance

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