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The Sky is No Longer the Limit Celebrating 75 Years of Air Force Technology

Since its inception, the mission of the United States Air Force has been to fly, fight, and win — delivering airpower anytime, anywhere in defense of our nation.

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Aerospace

Molded RF Materials for Hypersonic Sensors and Seekers

Hypersonics and the materials needed therein are critical to both our nation’s defense and our national economy, says one feature writer.

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Software

Embracing the Digital Transformation in Aerospace & Defense

The aerospace & defense (A&D) industry has always been known for great innovation and high expectations. Even during the difficult times with the impact of COVID-19,...

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Aerospace

Raytheon, DARPA Push Forward with Hypersonic Weapon Design

Raytheon Company and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have made progress in hypersonic flight with the Tactical Boost Glide (TBG) hypersonic weapons program....

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Automotive

Northrop Grumman Will Fit Its Scramjet Combustors to Raytheon’s Hypersonic Missile

Unlike vehicles with conventional rocket engines, which carry oxygen onboard, the Northrop Grumman’s hypersonic propulsion system – which first...

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Aerospace

Lockheed Martin Announces Latest Hypersonic Progress at Le Bourget

Lockheed Martin Corporation successfully flight tested the AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) on a U.S. Air Force Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. The captive...

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Unmanned Systems

Raytheon, UTC Merger Will Direct $8B R&D Budget Toward Hypersonics, Cybersecurity, AI, and Next-Gen Connected Aircraft

Almost exactly seven months after United Technologies Corporation (UTC) completed its acquisition of Rockwell Collins...

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WOLF Advanced Technology
Stouffville, Ontario, Canada
905-852-1163
https://wolfadvancedtechnology.com

WOLF Advanced Technology (“WOLF”) recently announced that NASA has chosen two WOLF video...

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Manned Systems

Wind River, Collins Aerospace Explore the Future of AI/ML in Avionics

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) will continue to bring about significant changes in aircraft cockpits and help move commercial, military, and...

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Defense

Supersonic Aircraft: Setting the Record Straight at AeroTech Americas

Supersonic aircraft technology experts – including engineers, scientists, and executives – set the record straight on supersonic commercial transport, addressing...

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Electronics & Computers

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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Green Design & Manufacturing

SAE International Releases New Process for Measuring Aerosols in Aircraft Exhaust

SAE International, based in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, has published a new recommended practice for assessing the amount of nonvolatile particulate matter...

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Software

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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Weapons Systems

Russia to Develop Supersonic Passenger Jet

According to the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Moscow-based United Aviation Corporation (UAC) will begin development on a supersonic passenger aircraft by 2022. The aircraft,...

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Communications

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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Manned Systems

Techstars and Starburst Start New Space Technology Business Accelerator

With an unprecedented number of breakthrough space technologies like reusable rockets, additive manufacturing (AM) or “3D printing,” advanced materials, and...

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Automotive

Boeing Partners with Aerion to Speed Development and Testing of Next-Generation Supersonic Aircraft, Accelerate Supersonic Travel

The AS2 from Aerion in Reno, Nevada, will be the first supersonic business jet to market, Boeing officials...

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Manned Systems

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...

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Automotive

Boeing and NASA Unveil Lightweight, Ultra-Thin, More Aerodynamic Transonic Truss-Braced Wing Concept

Engineers at Boeing and NASA are collaborating on a lightweight, ultra-thin Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) concept, designed to be...

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Manned Systems

NASA’s Next X-Plane Passes Major Review

NASA has officially committed to a three-year development timeline that will lead to the first flight of its X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works Begins Manufacturing X-59 Supersonic Aircraft Parts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) Skunk Works in Palmdale, California, is manufacturing the first part for the X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology aircraft, a...

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Regulations/Standards

NASA to Test Quiet Thump Supersonic Propulsion Technique, Measure Sound Levels and Community Response

NASA officials and engineers are prepping to fly the agency’s F/A-18 research aircraft over Galveston, Texas, using a “quiet...

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Aerion and Honeywell Collaborate on Revolutionary Flight Deck for Supersonic Bizjet

Aerion Supersonic in Reno, Nevada, and Honeywell Aerospace in Phoenix are collaborating on a revolutionary, connected cockpit for the Aerion AS2,...

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Design

GE Aviation Debuts Affinity, First Civil Supersonic Engine in 55 Years

GE Aviation engineers have completed the initial design of the first supersonic engine purpose-built for business jets. GE’s Affinity turbofan engine class integrates...

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Software

Aerion AS2 Supersonic Bizjet on Track for Trans-Atlantic Crossing in 2023

The AS2 industry team – comprising Aerion in Reno, Nevada; Lockheed Martin in Bethesda, Maryland; GE Aviation in Evendale, Ohio; and Honeywell in Morris Plains,...

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Manned Systems

Generation Orbit’s GOLauncher1 Is Officially the Air Force’s X-60A Hypersonic Flight Research Vehicle

The United States Air Force (USAF) has designated the GOLauncher1 (GO1) hypersonic flight research vehicle as X-60A. The vehicle...

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Defense

First F-35 Crash; Pilot Safe

On September 28, a day after the first Lockheed Martin F-35B combat strike, an F-35B stationed at United States Marine Corps (USMC) Air Station Beaufort crashed a short distance from the base. The aircraft...

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Next Phase of the USAF Pilot Training Next Initiative Includes an Open Call for Innovative Solutions

The United State Air Force (USAF) Air Education and Training Command (AETC) is taking a different look at how people learn and hopes to...

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Weapons Systems

Old Bird Learns New Tricks

United States Air Force (USAF) boasts that the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor fifth-generation air superiority fighter cannot be matched by any known or currently projected fighter aircraft. The aircraft’s...

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