August 16, 2022

Aviation - Social Gov

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Reference: EASA/AD/2022/003 (EXTERNAL)Title / Grade: HR Officer – Digitalisation (AD 5)Organisational Directorate: Resources and Support DirectorateClosing Date: May 6, 2022 at 23:55 hrs CET Please note, the following vacancy notices are open only to temporary staff under art. 2(f) of the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Union. Reference: EASA/INTER/AD/2022/001 (INTERAGENCY)Title / Grade: HR Officer – Staff...

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The DE&S Future Capability Group (FCG) have launched the second round of the Heavy Lift Challenge. The challenge, which sees uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) put through their paces, was organised in collaboration with the Royal Navy 700X Naval Air Squadron and for the Royal Navy Office for the Chief Technology Officer. The Heavy Lift Challenge...

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The UK Royal Navy’s DE&S Future Capability Group (FCG) has launched the second round of the Heavy Lift Challenge. The challenge, which sees uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) put through their paces, was organised in collaboration with the Royal Navy 700X Naval Air Squadron and for the Royal Navy Office for the Chief Technology Officer. The...

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At approximately 9:38am on April 6th., a RQ-7 Shadow Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) assigned to the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) crashed on Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield shortly after takeoff. Fort Drum Emergency Services is stationed on the airfield and rapidly responded to the crash site, extinguishing the small aircraft that was in flames. There...

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08 April 2022 || 3 min read Lilium has grown from Germany to Spain ahead of the next phase of flight testing of its Phoenix 2 technology demonstrator in the country. The testing will be based out of Spain’s ATLAS Flight Test Center. According to a company press release, Lilium plans to expand the flight...

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By General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. | April 05, 2022 SAN DIEGO – 05 April 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leader in Multi-mode Radar technology for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, introduces the Eagle Eye radar. The new MMR is installed and has flown on a U.S. Army-operated Gray Eagle Extended...

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Civil Aviation Bureau of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan (JCAB) have approved on April 1, 2022 the modification 1 to the Technical Implementation Procedure (TIP). Modification 1 is limited to additional information and clarifies the process for updating the Validated Type...

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Iris Automation has been granted a second waiver for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) autonomous operations on behalf of the City of Reno, this time utilizing its Casia G ground-based solution. The approval follows the recent award of a waiver for Iris Automation on behalf of the City of Reno’s Fire Department, using Casia X...

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DARPA and its U.S. Air Force partner recently completed a free flight test of the Lockheed Martin version of the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC). The vehicle, after release from a carrier aircraft, was boosted to its Aerojet Rocketdyne scramjet engine ignition envelope. From there, it quickly accelerated to and maintained cruise faster than Mach 5...

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