Tag Archives: Flight

Gannet Glide Drone Program Conducts Successful Flight Tests

Skyborne Technologies has conducted a series of successful guided flight tests of the air-launched Gannet Glide Drone. The Gannet program aligns directly with the goals of the Australian Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnance (GWEO) enterprise. “Skyborne has developed research and development capabilities enabling future Defence partnerships which facilitate Australian innovation. The …

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Leonardo’s Falco Xplorer completes first flight campaign

Leonardo has successfully completed the first phase of flight testing for its Falco Xplorer drone. The system is now ready for the second phase of the campaign, which will lead to the certification of the largest uncrewed aircraft ever built by the company. In the uncrewed sector, the company’s “Be …

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Falco Xplorer completes first flight campaign

Leonardo has successfully completed the first phase of flight testing for its Falco Xplorer drone. The system is now ready for the second phase of the campaign, which will lead to the certification of the largest uncrewed aircraft ever built by the company. In the uncrewed sector, the company’s “Be …

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Turkey’s New Fighter-Like Drone Takes Flight — For A Few Sec…

The Turkish ‘Kizilelma’ drone got airborne over the runway at the Akinci Flight Training and Test Center in Tekirdag Province. Baykar’s Chief Technology Officer Selcuk Bayraktar said the test was completed successfully, not indicating whether the very brief flight was planned or accidental. By how the video clip is edited …

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Aurora Flight Sciences Announces New Fixed-Wing eVTOL Small …

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, has released its latest small UAS product, the Skiron Expeditionary sUAS, or SKIRON-X. This Group 2 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) combines the simple operation of an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) configuration with the longer range and endurance of a fixed-wing design. SKIRON-X …

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GA-ASI Flight Tests Next-Generation Flight Computer on Gray …

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) successfully performed the first flight tests of the next-generation flight computer for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The tests took place at GA-ASI’s El Mirage Flight Test Facility in El Mirage, Calif., as part of the U.S. Army-funded …

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Boeing To Upgrade Flight Control Computer For Hornets | Russ…

Americas Sikorsky won a $36.4 million order, which procures spare parts and provides repair and maintenance support for the Lot 6 CH-53K low rate initial production configuration aircraft. Work will take place in Connecticut, Canada, Washington, Iowa, Illinois, North Carolina, Florida, Arizona, Missouri, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, West Virginia …

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Cursir Presents on NAVAID Flight Inspection Drones

Сursir presented the IFIS 2022 additional papers on NAVAID flight inspection drones. Held in collaboration with the International Committee for Airspace, Standards and Calibration (ICASC) and taking place for the first time on the African continent, the biennial International Flight Inspection Symposium (IFIS) attracts international delegates with aerospace expertise from …

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First UAV Flight Operates in German Military Airspace

Prague, June 8, 2022 Outstanding cooperation between German-based PLATH GmbH & Co KG and Czech Republic-based Primoco UAV demonstrated the first successful BVLOS-flight of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) under an all-European LUC while regular air traffic proceeded in the military airspace of the Bundeswehr in Manching. The versatile fixed-wing …

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UAF Makes Alaska’s First Large Drone Flight from Int’l Airpo…

An unmanned aircraft owned and operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks flew from the general aviation area of Fairbanks International Airport on Sunday, a historic feat in the effort to safely incorporate such aircraft into controlled airspace. The flight was the first civilian large drone operation from an international …

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