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Honda Aircraft Offers HondaJet HA-420 with New Performance and Software
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Honda Aircraft Offers HondaJet HA-420 with New Performance and Software

The Honda Aircraft adds APMG Performance Package for HA-420 aircraft. This upgrade improves performances such as short takeoff field length, increase in the maximum takeoff weight and enhanced mission capabilities. The package includes Garmin G3000 avionics software updates, integrated Take Off and Landing (TOLD) calculations and improved connectivity with Flight Stream 510 compatibility.

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GA-ASI Completes FOT&E for Gray Eagle Extended Range
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GA-ASI Completes FOT&E for Gray Eagle Extended Range

SAN DIEGO – 08 October 2018 – Partnered with the U.S. Army, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) recently completed Follow-On Test & Evaluation (FOT&E) for its MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle Extended Range. Testing of the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) began in early June and spanned 644 flight hours during the testing period. The successful test opens the door for MQ-1C ER initial...

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Second MQ-9B SkyGuardian Completes First Flight
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Second MQ-9B SkyGuardian Completes First Flight

SAN DIEGO – 02 October 2018 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) completed the first flight of its second MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) (YBC02) aircraft on September 26. The flight of the company-owned aircraft was conducted at Laguna Army Airfield in Yuma Proving Grounds. “We’re very pleased to have our second MQ-9B aircraft completed and...

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SCI Technology's AeroGuard™ Named 2018 Drone Security New Product of the Year by Security Today Magazine
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SCI Technology's AeroGuard™ Named 2018 Drone Security New Product of the Year by Security Today Magazine

AeroGuard™ To Be Recognized at GSX Trade Show and Featured on SecurityToday.com HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SCI Technology, Inc., a Sanmina company (NASDAQ:SANM), today announced that its AeroGuard™ CUAS (Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems) product has been named the 2018 Drone Security New Product of the Year by Security Today magazine. The AeroGuard™ team will be...

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Boeing Delivers First 787 Dreamliner for Shanghai Airlines
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Boeing Delivers First 787 Dreamliner for Shanghai Airlines

787-9s to enable airline's growth through greater capacity, fuel efficiency and range Delivery marks Shanghai Airlines' 100th Boeing airplane SEATTLE, Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Shanghai Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the carrier's first 787-9 Dreamliner. The airline says it plans to use the super-efficient and passenger-preferred Dreamliner to...

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EagleView Activates Post-Event Drone Capture Following Hurricane Florence

BOTHELL, WASH. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 Eagle View Technologies (“EagleView®”), the leading provider of property intelligence for government, insurance and commercial sectors, has collected its first high-resolution aerial images following Hurricane Florence on the East Coast. The imagery offers an in-depth understanding of the destruction seen from a weather-event, such as a hurricane,...

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Insitu Releases Latest Integrator Unmanned Aircraft System That Allows Integration of Multiple Payloads
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Insitu Releases Latest Integrator Unmanned Aircraft System That Allows Integration of Multiple Payloads

The Integrator Extended Range Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) delivers operation of 10 hrs on time at 200 nm and six hrs at 300 nm. The system offers a bandwidth up to 10 Mbps and a latency of less than 1.5 seconds. It is operated by a team of 12 operators, maintainers and mission commanders. The UAS uses jam-resistant networks and provides full motion video while flying at acoustically and...

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USAF Completes First Auto-Land Using MQ-9 Block 5
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USAF Completes First Auto-Land Using MQ-9 Block 5

Signals USAF’s Move Towards Increased Flight Automation for RPA SAN DIEGO – 17 September 2018 – On August 7, the U.S. Air Force (USAF) completed the first-ever automated landing of an MQ-9 Block 5 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), followed by the first auto-takeoff on August 9. The new Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability (ATLC) was developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems,...

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Portable Folding Drone Offers Up to 33 Minutes of Flight Time
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Portable Folding Drone Offers Up to 33 Minutes of Flight Time

The Mantis Q drone from Yuneec, Intl. features foldable arms that allow for improved portability. It is controlled via mobile device or remote and offers up to 33 minutes of flight time at speeds up to 44 miles per hour. New features also include voice control, facial detection, an integrated camera, and the capacity for both indoor and outdoor flight. The Mantis Q is ideal for adventurers,...

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Bastille Day Security Enhanced by MQ-9 Reaper
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Bastille Day Security Enhanced by MQ-9 Reaper

SAN DIEGO – 07 August 2018 – The French Air Force operated two of its MQ-9 Reapers® simultaneously in support of France’s Bastille Day events, one over Paris and the second over Cognac, on July 14th. The “French Reapers,” Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) built by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), assisted French authorities by providing airborne surveillance over...

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