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GA-ASI'S PREDATOR A RPA TURNS 25
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GA-ASI'S PREDATOR A RPA TURNS 25

SAN DIEGO – 17 July 2019 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, marks the 25th anniversary of its Predator A unmanned aircraft this month. Predator A completed its first flight in July 1994 and made its operational debut in 1995. More than...

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Honda Aircraft Company Celebrates The Delivery of The First Two HondaJet Elites to Hawaii
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Honda Aircraft Company Celebrates The Delivery of The First Two HondaJet Elites to Hawaii

The HondaJet Elite is the First Light Jet to Enter Service in Hawaii Honolulu, June 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda Aircraft Company celebrated the delivery of the first two HondaJet Elites to Hawaiiduring a special ceremony at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Thursday, June 27th. The HondaJet Elite is the first light jet to enter service in Hawaii. Wing Spirit, a newly-established...

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EVA Air Takes Delivery of its First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
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EVA Air Takes Delivery of its First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Delivery is the first of 20 787-10s to be introduced into EVA Air's world-class fleet North Charleston, S.C., June 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- EVA Air today celebrated the delivery of its first Boeing [NYSE:BA] 787-10 Dreamliner, marking the first of 20 super-efficient 787-10s the carrier plans to use on high-density routes within Asia later this summer. The airline, which is also...

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SkyGuardian Surpasses 100 Test Flights
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SkyGuardian Surpasses 100 Test Flights

New GA-ASI RPA Continues On-time Development towards First Delivery in Early 2020s Paris – 16 June 2019 – The MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) – designed and developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) – has now flown more than 100 test flights as development continues towards its first delivery to the Royal Air Force (RAF) as part of the Protector...

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Honeywell To Supply New Radar System For Urban Air Mobility Manufacturer
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Honeywell To Supply New Radar System For Urban Air Mobility Manufacturer

Air taxi startup to benefit from advanced radar system for vertical takeoffs and landings PHOENIX, June 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has signed an agreement with an unnamed air taxi developer to supply multiple units of its new IntuVueTM RDR-84K Band Radar System for the developer's urban air mobility (UAM) prototype aircraft. The innovative, compact and lightweight...

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New InstantEye Mk-3 Systems Offered with Thermal and 5MP E/O Video Sensors
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New InstantEye Mk-3 Systems Offered with Thermal and 5MP E/O Video Sensors

 Allows the user to continuous monitoring named areas of interest, prosecute fire missions, and actionably influence wide (>100 km2) areas of the battlespace, day or night, from a rucksack. Provides Tactical Standoff (640 x 480 thermal and 4x E/O) and Close Area Target Reconnaissance (10X E/O). This system shows an operational range of 4.5, stable flight wind conditions exceeding 20 mph, and a...

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GA-ASI Integrating L3 WESCAM's MX™-20 onto Multiple Platforms as Part of Team Skyguardian Canada
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GA-ASI Integrating L3 WESCAM's MX™-20 onto Multiple Platforms as Part of Team Skyguardian Canada

OTTAWA – 29 May 2019 – As members of Team SkyGuardian Canada and supporters of the MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) for Canada’s RPAS Project, L3 WESCAM and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) are integrating WESCAM’s MX™-20 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging system onto the SkyGuardian RPAS, as well as the MQ-9 Reaper that is...

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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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