Aircraft

Reconnaissance Systems

HERMES® 450 Soars during the North Dakota UAS Field Day

Elbit System of America holds an informative gathering to highlight the flights of the large scale Unmanned Aircraft System over North Dakota for precision agriculture and electric distribution infrastructure damage assessment. FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd, along with its local partners, hosted an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) field day today,...

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Solar Impulse 2 Finishes Flight with ETEL's Proud Assistance
AC Motors

Solar Impulse 2 Finishes Flight with ETEL's Proud Assistance

SCHAUMBURG, IL –Â-  Recently the Solar Impulse 2 airplane finished its flight around the globe, with airtime lasting over 500 hours and is the first plane to do so relying entirely on Solar Energy.  With an ETEL motor inside, the Solar Impulse 2 successfully started in Abu Dhabi and flew across Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the United States, Atlantic Ocean, and Europe before heading...

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Fire Fighting Equipment

Europe's Military Cargo Aircraft Gear Up to Help Fight Wildfires with Newly Approved System

The Guardian, an advanced aerial firefighting system from Caylym Techonologies, is authorized for use in foreign countries. FRESNO, Calif. - This year, Fresno-based Caylym Technologies was invited to the Spartan C-27J's operator's conference to showcase their unique aerial firefighting system. Each year Leonardo Aircraft, formerly Alenia, introduces and updates users on the Spartan's...

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Vehicles

Certifiable Predator B Fuselage Integration Begins

Marks First Step of Physical Production; Flight Testing Planned for Late 2016 SAN DIEGO – 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, today announced that fuselage integration of its new Certifiable Predator® B (CPB) RPA system in now underway....

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The Next Wave of Intelligent Design Automation
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The Next Wave of Intelligent Design Automation

In the amount of time it takes to set up a meeting to discuss just one design, engineers can now explore designs exponentially. Generative design has catalyzed a paradigm shift in product development. This shift not only drastically decreases the time it takes to design a product. It also opens the door to design options that might never have been imagined by engineers on their own.

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Remotely Piloted Drone leverages intelligent obstacle navigation.
Vehicles

Remotely Piloted Drone leverages intelligent obstacle navigation.

Typhoon H comes with factory-installed Intel® RealSense™ R200 Camera, quad core Intel Atom™ processor, and ST16 controller with Wizard controller for dual-operator mode. Camera and processor module, working with flight control firmware, adds intelligent obstacle navigation. System maps and learns environment in 3D to recognize each obstacle, plan alternative route, and safely...

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Vehicles

Fixed-Wing UAV delivers precise imaging over wide area.

Able to carry multiple sensor options, Phoenix 2 hand-launched, 4 lb drone providesÂ- up to 60 min endurance and cruises at speeds up to 30 mph. Kestrel® OnBoard professional-grade autopilot constantly auto-calculates and auto-optimizes according to specified grid pattern to ensure data collected meets exact specifications. Flight pattern can be updated during flight by accessing...

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Imaging Equipment

Aerial Imaging System features max payload of 6.0 kg.

Integrating A3 flight controller and Lightbridge 2 video-transmission technology that offers HD live-streaming at distances up to 5 km, Matrice 600 is suited for professional aerial photography, filmmaking, and industrial applications. Six-rotor system features dustproof propulsion system, actively cooled motors, and retractable landing gear for full 360°, unobstructed imaging. Powered by 6...

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Helicopters

Era Group Inc. Becomes the First Operator with a GWE S-92® Helicopter

LOUISVILLE, Ky.,Â- – Sikorsky recognized Era Group Inc. today as the first operator to enter revenue service with a new production Sikorsky S-92® helicopter with Gross Weight Expansion (GWE). The event was conducted at the 2016 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo show at Sikorsky's booth where Era's S-92 helicopter is on display. Sikorsky Aircraft is a Lockheed...

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Cameras

Intelligent Flying Camera features obstacle avoidance.

With advanced computer vision and sensing technology, Phantom 4 Quadcopter Camera enables professional aerial imaging. Obstacle Sensing System features 2 forward-facing optical sensors that scan for obstacles and automatically direct aircraft around impediment when possible, while ensuring flight remains constant. With ActiveTrack, users running DJI Go app on iOS and Android devices can follow...

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Underwater Drone features 300 m depth rating.
Aircraft

Underwater Drone features 300 m depth rating.

Featuring open-frame architecture, Phantom™ T5 ROV provides full HD video with 20X optical zoom and on-screen videographic overlay mounted on tilt platform with angle feedback. Maintenance-free auto functions include auto-heading, auto-depth, auto-stabilize, and auto-altitude.Â- Offering 2-person portability, unit is housed in non-corroding polypropylene chassis with magnetically coupled...

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