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
You may have heard of this video – perhaps on the evening news. Now former International Space Station (ISS) Commander Chris Hadfield, well known as a music lover, singer and musician, to say nothing of his prolific Tweeting and sharing of photos shot aboard the ISS, recorded his own interpretation of David Bowie’s iconic Space Oddity song in the form of a music video, in space, entirely aboard the ISS, before handing over command of the space outpost and returning to earth.Read More
Check out this video of the Korean Air Force One, a Boeing 747-4B5 , as it sits static on the ramp at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), then moves off to taxi and takeoff.Read More
The buzzwords in clean power for jet planes today are Geared Turbofan (GTF) and Advanced Turbofan (ATF). But in 1989 when this award winning story was produced, everyone was talking about Ultra High Bypass (UHB) jet engines.Read More