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8 08.04.2018

Scaled Composites unveils flying wing drone to be used as technology testbed

Von | 2018-04-08T19:08:07+00:00 08.04.2018|Kategorien: Flight Global|Tags: , |

Scaled Composites unveiled a new flying wing drone, Model 406, on 14 March to be used as a technology testbed. UAV DACH: Beitrag im Original auf http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/scaled-composites-unveils-flying-wing-drone-to-be-us-446848/, mit freundlicher Genehmigung von Flight Global automatisch importiert, Der Beitrag gibt nicht die Meinung oder Position des UAV DACH e.V. wieder. Das Original ist in englischer Sprache. Der Beitrag gibt nicht die Meinung von UAV DACH e.V. wieder. Der Beitrag gibt nicht die Meinung von UAV DACH e.V. wieder.

5 05.04.2018

Phantom Works selects Rolls-Royce turbofan to power MQ-25 bid

Von | 2018-04-05T23:37:23+00:00 05.04.2018|Kategorien: Flight Global|Tags: , |

Boeing Phantom Works’ MQ-25 unmanned aerial vehicle prototype is powered by a single, 9,000lb-thrust Rolls-Royce AE3007N turbofan, Boeing disclosed on 5 April. The aerospace manufacturer said the engine has powered its prototype on tarmac manoeuvres meant to simulate the sort of taxiing the drone would be expected to [...]

30 30.03.2018

US Navy remotely lands F/A-18 Super Hornet on carrier deck

Von | 2018-03-30T18:01:37+00:00 30.03.2018|Kategorien: Flight Global|Tags: , |

Naval officers aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln demonstrated for the first time the ability to remotely take control of an aircraft and land it on an aircraft carrier’s deck. Using the ATARI system, or aircraft terminal approach remote inceptor, landing signal officers demonstrated remote piloting of the F/A-18E [...]

26 26.03.2018

Raytheon wins deal to develop software controls for UAV swarms

Von | 2018-03-26T18:12:12+00:00 26.03.2018|Kategorien: Flight Global|Tags: , |

Raytheon BBN is developing technology to direct and control swarms of small, autonomous air and ground vehicles, as part of DARPA’s Offensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics, or OFFSET, programme, the company announced on 26 March. The software allows users to drag and drop the creation and manipulation of tactics, and [...]

26 26.03.2018

Lockheed’s Skunk Works reveals missing link in secret UAV history

Von | 2018-03-26T01:44:46+00:00 26.03.2018|Kategorien: Flight Global|Tags: , |

In 2001, Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works secretly flew a flying wing unmanned air vehicle (UAV) with a roughly 9m (30ft) wingspan with modular wings and a bulbous fuselage as a technology demonstrator for a family of aircraft. As the company prepares to celebrate the Skunk Works’ 75th anniversary [...]

22 22.03.2018

DIUx looking for underwater-launched drone design proposals

Von | 2018-03-22T00:48:31+00:00 22.03.2018|Kategorien: Flight Global|Tags: , |

The US Department of Defense’s Silicon Valley-based accelerator, the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), says it is accepting design proposals for an unmanned aerial vehicle that can be launched from underwater. The drone should be able to travel through a column of water to the surface; orient itself; [...]