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Latest Odysseus Autonomous Aircraft Utilizes Advanced Solar Cells
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Latest Odysseus Autonomous Aircraft Utilizes Advanced Solar Cells

The Odysseus Autonomous Aircraft is built-with light materials and is designed for high-altitude platform for groundbreaking persistence. The Odysseus enables communication and data gathering over a specific location and is capable of carrying larger payload than other aircraft. This aircraft can receive payload and hardware options and can be quickly customized, re-tasked and re-located.

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LightningStrike XV-24A Demonstrator Successfully Completes Subscale Flight Test Program
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LightningStrike XV-24A Demonstrator Successfully Completes Subscale Flight Test Program

MANASSAS, Va., April 4, 2017 - Aurora's XV-24A LightningStrike Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) X-Plane subscale vehicle demonstrator (SVD) aircraft completed its planned flight test program in early March at Webster Outlying Field in Southern Maryland. Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the SVD successfully demonstrated key technical features the full-scale...

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LightningStrike XV-24A Demonstrator Successfully Completes Subscale Flight Test Program
Transportation Industry Products

LightningStrike XV-24A Demonstrator Successfully Completes Subscale Flight Test Program

MANASSAS, Va., April 4, 2017 - Aurora's XV-24A LightningStrike Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) X-Plane subscale vehicle demonstrator (SVD) aircraft completed its planned flight test program in early March at Webster Outlying Field in Southern Maryland. Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the SVD successfully demonstrated key technical features the full-scale...

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Aurora Demonstrates DARPA Aircraft Autonomy Program
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Aurora Demonstrates DARPA Aircraft Autonomy Program

Advanced autonomy system demonstrated on a Diamond DA-42, Cessna Caravan and Bell UH-1 helicopter MANASSAS, Va., Oct. 17, 2016 - Aurora Flight Sciences is breaking ground in the world of automated flight through its work on the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program. On October 17 Aurora demonstrated automated flight capabilities with ALIAS flying a Cessna Caravan through...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Aurora's Additive Manufacturing Wing Showcased in NAMII Announcement

Youngstown, Ohio - Aurora Flight Sciences' 3D wing, designed by Aurora and built with additive manufacturing technology developed by Stratasys Inc., was showcased at yesterday's announcement of the new National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) by senior officials of the Obama administration. The announcement of the new manufacturing technology center was made by Frank Kendall,...

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Latest Odysseus Autonomous Aircraft Utilizes Advanced Solar Cells
Transportation Industry Products

Latest Odysseus Autonomous Aircraft Utilizes Advanced Solar Cells

The Odysseus Autonomous Aircraft is built-with light materials and is designed for high-altitude platform for groundbreaking persistence. The Odysseus enables communication and data gathering over a specific location and is capable of carrying larger payload than other aircraft. This aircraft can receive payload and hardware options and can be quickly customized, re-tasked and re-located.

Read More »
LightningStrike XV-24A Demonstrator Successfully Completes Subscale Flight Test Program
Transportation Industry Products

LightningStrike XV-24A Demonstrator Successfully Completes Subscale Flight Test Program

MANASSAS, Va., April 4, 2017 - Aurora's XV-24A LightningStrike Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) X-Plane subscale vehicle demonstrator (SVD) aircraft completed its planned flight test program in early March at Webster Outlying Field in Southern Maryland. Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the SVD successfully demonstrated key technical features the full-scale...

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LightningStrike XV-24A Demonstrator Successfully Completes Subscale Flight Test Program
Transportation Industry Products

LightningStrike XV-24A Demonstrator Successfully Completes Subscale Flight Test Program

MANASSAS, Va., April 4, 2017 - Aurora's XV-24A LightningStrike Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) X-Plane subscale vehicle demonstrator (SVD) aircraft completed its planned flight test program in early March at Webster Outlying Field in Southern Maryland. Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the SVD successfully demonstrated key technical features the full-scale...

Read More »
Aurora Demonstrates DARPA Aircraft Autonomy Program
Controls & Controllers

Aurora Demonstrates DARPA Aircraft Autonomy Program

Advanced autonomy system demonstrated on a Diamond DA-42, Cessna Caravan and Bell UH-1 helicopter MANASSAS, Va., Oct. 17, 2016 - Aurora Flight Sciences is breaking ground in the world of automated flight through its work on the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program. On October 17 Aurora demonstrated automated flight capabilities with ALIAS flying a Cessna Caravan through...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

Aurora's Additive Manufacturing Wing Showcased in NAMII Announcement

Youngstown, Ohio - Aurora Flight Sciences' 3D wing, designed by Aurora and built with additive manufacturing technology developed by Stratasys Inc., was showcased at yesterday's announcement of the new National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) by senior officials of the Obama administration. The announcement of the new manufacturing technology center was made by Frank Kendall,...

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Aurora Flight Sciences Celebrates Grand Opening of Mississippi Manufacturing Facility

COLUMBUS, Miss., May 21 / -- Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, a leader in the design and production of specialized unmanned aircraft and other advanced aerospace vehicles, today celebrated the Grand Opening of the Aurora Flight Sciences of Mississippi (AMS) manufacturing plant located at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport, Columbus, MS. On hand to mark the opening of Aurora's newest facility...

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Aurora Wins MAV Navigation Development Contract

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 10: Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that the company has been awarded a contract through the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program to develop navigation and control technology that will allow micro air vehicles (MAVs) to avoid collisions as they fly through urban and other cluttered environments. This capability will enable unmanned aerial...

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Aurora Flight Sciences Breaks Ground on Mississippi Manufacturing Facility

Company Unveils Design of Innovative Hydrogen-Powered Unmanned Aircraft COLUMBUS, Miss., July 6 // -- Aurora Flight Sciences today unveiled the design of Orion HALL, an unmanned aircraft designed to carry small payloads for ultra-long endurance surveillance missions, during the groundbreaking for the Columbus, Miss. facility that will build the aircraft. Orion HALL will have endurance approaching...

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