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AAR Delivers First P-8A Poseidon to U.S. Navy Fleet
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AAR Delivers First P-8A Poseidon to U.S. Navy Fleet

Indianapolis, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR), a leading provider of aviation services to commercial airlines and governments, has completed its first planned overhaul, age exploration and planned inspection of its first U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon (P-8A) aircraft. As part of a seven-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract signed last year with the Navy, AAR is...

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Raytheon System Helps Pilots Fly Drones Beyond Line of Sight
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Raytheon System Helps Pilots Fly Drones Beyond Line of Sight

Eliminates need for chase planes and ground observers in new FAA-approved Ohio drone test site SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon's (NYSE: RTN) Ground Based Detect and Avoid (GBDAA) system is now operational at Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport and will be used to test the safety and efficiency of small drone operations in the 200 square mile drone test range....

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WestJet's Dreamliner Takes First Transatlantic Flight
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WestJet's Dreamliner Takes First Transatlantic Flight

Inaugural flight between Calgary and London marks new chapter in WestJet's global strategy CALGARY, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - WestJet officially launched its new Dreamliner featuring its new long-haul Business cabin seats between Calgary and London, Gatwick with the departure of WS1. The sold-out flight, expected to land in Gatwick at 11:00 a.m. local time, was a first for...

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Altavian Awarded Contract for Development of New Military Drone Prototype

Gainsville, Fla., April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Altavian, a U.S.-based Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) engineering and manufacturing firm, today announced the award of the Short Range Reconnaissance Prototype (SRR) contract as a part of the Army's effort to field a next generation drone weighing less than 5 pounds flown by a single operator. This program is the first of several Army...

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Certifiable Ground Control Station Controls First End-To-End Flight
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Certifiable Ground Control Station Controls First End-To-End Flight

San Diego – 09 April 2019 – The Certifiable Ground Control Station (CGCS) from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) was used to control the complete flight of an MQ-9B SkyGuardian – including takeoff and landing – on March 12th. This is the first time the CGCS has been used to control an entire end-to-end flight of a Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). “Controlling takeoff...

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Triumph and IAI Agree to Transition G280 Wings
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Triumph and IAI Agree to Transition G280 Wings

BERWYN, Pa., April 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE: TGI) announced today that its Aerospace Structures business unit executed an agreement with its customer, Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd. (IAI) for the transition of the manufacture of wings for the G280 aircraft. The two parties cooperatively developed detailed transition plans to enable a seamless transition of work....

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CEVA Computer Vision, Deep Learning and Long Range Communication Technologies Power DJI Drones
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CEVA Computer Vision, Deep Learning and Long Range Communication Technologies Power DJI Drones

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for smarter, connected devices, today announced that the latest generation of Mavic 2 camera drones from DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, deploy CEVA DSPs and platforms to enable...

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