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Automotive

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

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AR/AI

Algorithm Flies Drones Faster than Human Racing Pilots

The algorithm calculates time-optimal trajectories that fully consider the drones’ limitations.

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Defense

Quality Management Experts Provide Guidance on AS9100 Standard, Equipment Calibration

Quality management professionals across the global aerospace and defense community discuss the AS9100 international standard, audits, and equipment...

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Imaging

Industry Invited to Participate in AeroTech Aerospace and Defense Technical Program

SAE International is inviting global participation in its AeroTech® aerospace and defense technology conference and exhibition, which is for the first...

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Weapons Systems

Collins Aerospace Provides Avionics for C-130H Modernization Program

The Lockheed C-130H Hercules fleet operated by the Air National Guard and U.S. Air Force Reserve is getting new Collins Aerospace Systems avionics that will help...

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Defense

F-35 and F-16 Ground Collision Avoidance Software Team Takes Collier Trophy

Two members of DCS Corp – Mark Wilkins and Finley Barfield – won the highly distinguished Robert J. Collier Trophy by the National Aeronautic Association for...

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Unmanned Systems

Honeywell Acquires TruTrak and Expands General Aviation Avionics Portfolio

TruTrak Flight Systems, an autopilot system developer specializing in experimental and light aircraft, will become part of Honeywell Aerospace’s BendixKing. The...

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Manned Systems

BendixKing and Airwork Are Developing Cockpit Upgrades for the Often Overlooked Small- and Medium-Sized Helicopter Market

Honeywell International Inc.’s subsidiary BendixKing is working with Airwork New Zealand to develop Supplemental...

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Weapons Systems

L3 Makes Its C-130 Modernization Package Available to Global Operators

As of 2015, more than 2,500 Lockheed Martin (née Lockheed) C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft have been built and delivered. Originally developed in the...

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Software

Airbus Will Lean on Start-Ups and Research Institutes for Europe’s Future Combat Air System

Airbus intends to closely cooperate with start-ups, sole subject matter experts (SMEs), and research institutes – especially in the software...

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Automotive

SAE International Establishes a New AI Standards Committee at Le Bourget

SAE International announced the formation of a new artificial intelligence (AI) standards committee during the 53rd International Paris Air Show. The SAE G-34...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

BAE Systems Will Supply Flight Control and Target Identification Systems for Boeing’s Carrier-Based MQ-25

BAE Systems plc is the latest to join the Boeing Company’s MQ-25 Stingray team. At the 2019 International Paris Air Show, BAE...

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Aerospace

Sikorsky’s Autonomous Black Hawk Helicopter Takes Flight

Lockheed Martin Corporation subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation tested a new full-authority, fly-by-wire flight control technology kit for the first time on a Sikorsky...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Law Enforcement Agencies Used DroneSense’s UAS-Management Platform to Support Indy 500 Security Operations

During the 2019 Indianapolis 500 IndyCar race, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) pilots from the Speedway Police Department,...

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Connectivity

Aitech Defense Will Provide Data Interface Technology for Boeing’s Unmanned MQ-25 Refueling Platform

Aitech Defense Systems, Inc. (Aitech Defense), a subsidiary of Aitech Group based in of Chatswick, California, will supply key...

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Data Acquisition

AdaCore Boosts Support of Open Avionics Environments, Standards with FACE Consortium

Longtime associate contributor, AdaCore, has transitioned to a “principal member” of the Open Group’s Future Airborne Capability Environment...

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Unmanned Systems

Abaco’s FORCE2 Flight Computer Enables National and International Ground Control Station Certification

Earlier this month, General Atomics Aeronautical System, Inc. (GA-ASI) completed an entire MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Automated Vehicle Safety Series Addresses Design, Testing, Verification, and Validation

Safety is ranked as the number one concern for the acceptance and adoption of automated vehicles, commonly referred to as “self-driving cars.” The...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Lockheed Martin’s Next-Gen, 360-Degree Vision System Flies on the Bell V-280 Valor

Lockheed Martin Corporation’s (Lockheed Martin) next-generation, multispectral, 360-degree imaging system flew for the first time on the Bell V-280...

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Manned Systems

Volocopter’s All-Electric UAM Vehicle Benefits from Honeywell’s Advanced Navigation and Flight Tech

Honeywell International Inc. will lend its expertise in autonomous sensing and flight technologies to the navigation and automatic...

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Manned Systems

Stratolaunch All-Composite Aircraft Achieves First Flight

Stratolaunch Systems Corp., founded by Paul G. Allen, in Seattle, Washington, has completed the first flight of the Stratolaunch, the world’s largest all-composite aircraft, with a...

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Manned Systems

General Atomics Moves Toward Global RPA Flight Certification for MQ-9B SkyGuardian

A General Atomics Aeronautical System, Inc. (GA-ASI) MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) was controlled – from takeoff to landing – by...

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Imaging

Abaco’s New Avionics Platforms Transfer Data up to 40Gbps with Thunderbolt 3 Connectivity

Abaco Systems Inc. is launching a new family of avionics devices for test and simulation, development, and dataloading that feature Thunderbolt 3...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Air Force Tests Fully Autonomous UAS Control System

The United States Air Force’s 412th Test Wing’s Emerging Technologies (ET) Combined Test Force (CTF) completed the first flight test of Johns Hopkins University’s Testing of...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Astronautics to Upgrade Cockpit Displays on U.S. Customs and Border Protection P-3 Orions

Milwaukee-based Astronautics Corporation of America will update the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency’s Air and Marine Operations...

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Internet of Things

When It Comes to Fifth-Generation Assets, Air Force Values Virtual Training over Live Flying

Newer, more capable fifth-generation aircraft platforms and systems are outgrowing even the largest U.S. Air Force training ranges – and the...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Collins Aerospace Brings Next Gen Avionics to Portuguese C-130s

The aging Lockheed C-130 Hercules military transport platform is used by numerous countries for military and government logistics. The aircraft first flew in 1954, and in...

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Manned Systems

Curtiss-Wright Black Boxes Receive European Approval

Curtiss-Wright Corporation’s Fortress line of combined cockpit voice recorders (CVRs) and flight data recorders (FDRs) are now have European Technical Standard Order (ETSO) approval....

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Electronics & Computers

Collins Aerospace Will Provide Avionics and Synthetic Vision for the Supersonic X-59 QueSST

Lockheed Martin Corporation has chosen Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Collins Aerospace (formerly Rockwell Collins) to supply the avionics and...