Amazon Prime Air Drone Tests Dodge FAA Regulations: Amazon has unveiled a drone or UAV/UAS-based rapid local delivery system using what appears to be a radio controlled (RC) multicopter in an octocopter configuration. Still experimental, the company says, “the goal of this new delivery system is to get packages into customers’ hands in 30 minutes or less using unmanned aerial vehicles.”Read More
Have you heard of the nEUROn Drone UCAV UAV program? This video provides a bit of self promoting history of the European nEUROn program, the participants, and some rather cool video footage of the development and first flight of the triangular shaped flying wing stealth (low observable) unmanned combat air system testbed from Dassault and partners.Read More
The US Navy has completed its first ever aircraft carrier-based catapult launch of an unmanned aircraft, an X-47B, from the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), on 14 May 2013.
AeroSpaceNews.com presents the next installment in our series of Hot Pics of amazing airplanes, helicopters, spacecraft and other things that fly. This HD video episode features the awesome X-47B UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, or UAS Unmanned Aerial System or because this one “could” be armed with weapons, Unmanned Combat Air System… to many, it is just a drone. It begins with a sequence documenting that historic first X-47B launch from the aircraft carrier and continues with more footage, including air-to-air, from the UCAS-D program to date.Read More
AeroVironment says it has received an order under a follow-on contract with the U.S. Army for Digital Raven Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), which they call Small...Read More
Boeing News According to a statement issued March 16, 2006, by Boeing, the aerospace giant and a team of university scientists have completed a successful multi-year...Read More