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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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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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