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Propulsion

Hybrid-Powered Unmanned Helicopter

Designed for a wide range of law enforcement, maritime, civilian and covert missions, the Black Eagle 50H is the first-ever hybrid-powered unmanned helicopter.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Precision Micromotors

The Mars helicopter features six brushed DC motors.

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Aerospace

Fabrication and Testing of High-Speed Single-Rotor and Compound-Rotor Systems

The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.

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Aerospace

Deceiving the Enemy: These Are the Drones You Are Looking For

See how the US military can decrease risk to air and ground combatants by causing adversaries to expend resources.

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Electronics & Computers

Helicopter Cabin Computer

Abaco’s hardware platforms will be deployed at the heart of a new helicopter cabin computer.

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Defense

Damage & Repair Tracker

The UK's fleet of Merlin Mark 2 helicopters has been testing the tlmNexus' Damage & Repair Tracker (DaRT).

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Articles
Design

Advanced Assembly Solutions for the Airbus RACER Joined-Wing Configuration

The Rapid And Cost Effective Rotorcraft (RACER) demonstrator is being developed by Airbus Helicopters (AH) to further validate the compound rotorcraft configuration.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Light Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter Secures Vertical Lift Dominance

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, recently introduced RAIDER XTM, its concept for an agile, lethal and survivable compound coaxial helicopter.

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Aerospace

Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, recently announced a new rotorcraft, Bell 360 Invictus,

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Test & Measurement

Sensing Applied Load and Damage Effects in Composites with Nondestructive Techniques

Determine the effects of applied load on a composite structure.

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Aerospace

Robotic Helicopter

Steadicopter's Black Eagle 50 unmanned helicopter has been upgraded.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Unmanned Helicopter Drone

A Robinson-22 helicopter converted into an unmanned drone successfully completed in-air programmed missions.

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Defense

Ultra-Light Rocket Launchers

Arnold Defense
Arnold, MO
636-296-5417
www.arnolddefense.com

Arnold Defense has been awarded a $53.8 million contract for the delivery of 2.75-inch rocket launchers and sub components to support...

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Aerospace

Hybrid Ultra-Low VOC and Non-HAP Rain Erosion Coatings

Numerous military aircraft and shipboard surfaces, such as radomes, antennas, gun shields, wing leading edges, and helicopter blade leading edges, are coated with a specialized...

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Software

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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Unmanned Systems

Like a Good Neighbor, Impossible Aerospace Flew over to a Nearby Construction Fire to Help Locate Hotspots for First Responders

When a four-alarm fire started burning at a Santa Clara, California construction site down the street from...

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Test & Measurement

MTSI’s Latest Project Gives Fixed-Wing Aircraft Vertical Cargo Lift Capabilities

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), an engineering services and technology company based in Alexandria, Virginia, has developed an unconventional...

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Power

Gaming Tech Helps Apache Maintainers Reduce Training Time

Lockheed Martin Corporation has released the latest version of RELY3D, its advanced visualization and training tool for sensor system maintainers working on the Boeing AH-64...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

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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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Helicopter Load Sensor

Sensor Technology Ltd.
Banbury, Oxon, UK
01869 238400
www.torqsense.com

A newly developed intelligent wireless helicopter load sensor has a choice of two displays, offering simple or comprehensive data...

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Aerospace

Next-Generation Crash Recorders Integral to Aviation Cybersecurity

On the cybersecurity front, EASA has issued a new notice of proposed amendment (NPA) related to an earlier RTCA document, DO-326A, which came out in 2014. Because...

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Defense

Dart Aerospace’s Latest Emergency Float System Receives Certification in the U.S. and Europe

The popular single-engine Airbus Helicopters SAS H130 light utility helicopter – originally developed as the EC130 by Eurocopter Group in...

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Internet of Things

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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Automotive

Next-Generation Honeywell Turboshaft Engine Could Power Sikorsky-Boeing’s Future Vertical Lift Family

The latest version of Honeywell Aerospace’s seven-stage axial compressor T55 turboshaft engine is nearing the final phase of...

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Automotive

Sikorsky-Boeing’s FVL Contender Takes Flight

The Sikorsky-Boeing SB-1 Defiant (stylized as “SB>1 DEFIANT”) compound helicopter flew for the first time at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach, Florida facility. Unlike current rotorcraft,...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

AIA Predicts Flying Air Taxis, Supersonic Air Travel, and Space Industry for 2050

Arlington, Virginia-based Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has collected input from leaders in the aerospace and defense industries and built a...

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Aerospace

Honeywell Targets Urban Air Mobility Market with New Hybrid Turboshaft Engine

Looking to expand its offerings for urban air mobility solutions, Honeywell International, Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina has developed a new...

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Electronics & Computers

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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Automotive

The GE T901 Will Be the U.S. Army’s Next Gen Helicopter Engine

While GE Aviation’s T700 turboshaft engine has powered the U.S. Army’s Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters and Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk utility helicopters for more...

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