August 16, 2022

Aviation - Social Gov

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EuroLink Systems is developing distinct versions of the Beluga family of NATO-class mini drones, focused on mission profiles including pharmaceutical material transport, surveillance, environmental monitoring and precision farming. With acceptance of Beluga within the European Market, EuroLink now plans to bring the family of mini-drones to the North American target segment. The company will be...

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QinetiQ has won a £6m, four-year, Vampire Phase 1(1) contract to support the Royal Navy’s future high performance Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) operations. The company will provide its experimentation expertise and its Banshee Jet80+ targets to help Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers train for real-world scenarios. Following the successful demonstration of QinetiQ Target Systems’ Banshee Jet80+...

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Orders for American aircraft manufacturers at Boeing are at risk as they face trying times due to ongoing conflicts within the world, … Originally published at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOET0ryGU6EThe post Concerning Boeing News first appe...
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Jeff Bezos went on 60 Minutes in 2013 and pledged to fill the skies with a fleet of delivery drones that could zip parcels to customers’ homes in 30 minutes. Asked when this future would arrive, the Amazon.com Inc. founder said he expected drone deliveries to commence in the next five years or thereabouts. Almost a decade later, despite spending more than $2 billion...

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12 April 2022 || 4 min read LIFT Aircraft Co. announced on April 7th that it was recently awarded a Phase 3 contract through the United States Air Force’s Agility Prime Program to continue experimentation and flight test efforts around HEXA, LIFT’s all-electric, single-seat eVTOL aircraft. Since 2020, LIFT Aircraft has conducted flight testing with...

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NASA has announced this week that the technology licensed to Vigilant Aerospace and used in the company’s FlightHorizon detect-and-avoid and airspace management product has won NASA’s Commercial Invention of the Year 2021 award. The winning technology was invented by NASA Senior Research Engineer Ricardo Arteaga working with a team at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center...

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Within the scope of the EU – Latin America and Caribbean Aviation Partnership project (EU-LAC APP), the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) organised the “Conference on Cybersecurity in Aviation – Taking stock!” at the International Air and Space Fair (FIDAE) in Chile (April 5 – 7, 2022). The purpose of the event was to...

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Start Date: A.S.A.P Must be willing to relocate •Conducting survey flights with RPAS / VTOL drones on a very well-known Mine site in Lephalale for the duration of the contract) Thereafter based from head-office of Premier Mapping Africa near Pretoria. Duties include, but are not limited to: ~ Prepping of equipment and batteries etc. ~...

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Vanguard Power has expanded its portfolio of battery solutions with the launch of its 10kWh 48V Commercial Lithium-Ion Battery Pack. The rugged battery pack is built within a robust rollcage and is designed to withstand vibration, dust, and dirt. It is ideal for a wide range of UGV (unmanned ground vehicle) and robotics applications. The...

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