Its IMU uses gyroscopes, accelerometers and electronics to give precise rotation and acceleration data to a platform’s control system.
Hypersonic strike weapons, capable of flying speeds in excess of Mach 5, are a key aspect of the long-range precision fire modernization effort for the Army.
The HiDRON successfully reached a new altitude of 30 km (98,450 feet) breaking their previous 25km record.
The positive words are a significant step in the right direction for a transaction expected to face significant government scrutiny, writes Lou Whiteman for The Motley Fool.
The system provides an alternative to using a more costly and operationally restrictive chase aircraft.
Bell plans to continue to test the vehicle under an experimental type certificate throughout the remainder of the year.
What, exactly, the experimental spacecraft has been doing for almost two years straight has puzzled analysts, writes Alex Horton for the Washington Post.
AeroVironment received the contract award from the United States Army for its Security Force Assistance Brigades (SFAB).
The electronics are IP67 rated, allowing the helicopter to operate in harsh environment including a tropical climate.
Test successful in the concept of utilizing unmanned aircraft systems for delivering emergency supplies.
The new statute is an opportunity to educate recreational flyers on UAS safety and to bring new flyers into the existing aviation safety culture.
Impossible Aerospace announced that its US-1 'flying battery' quadcopter crossed the northern Nevada desert without recharging in repeated 72-minute flights.
The technology can convert a general aviation aircraft like a Cessna or Piper into an unmanned vehicle and then switch it back to its manned configuration.
The flight route crosses over Route 55, and will fly primarily over unpopulated areas, avoiding flights over adjacent neighborhoods.
Sensor Feel Module used in first flight of Sikorsky optionally piloted Black Hawk.