The Harry T. Jensen Award recognizes outstanding contribution to the improvement of reliability, maintainability, safety or logistics support through improved design or technical achievement. Leonardo’s TH-119 certification team, in coordination with Genesys Aerosystems, engineered the first single-engine helicopter approved for instrument flight rules (IFR) in the U.S. since the 1990s.
After shrugging off the recurring threat of replacement by unmanned systems, the U-2S is poised for a comprehensive avionics upgrade that Lockheed Martin says will position the spy plane for follow-on capability enhancements and a new lease on life at the heart of the U.S. Air Force’s ambitious Advanced Battle
Zug, Switzerland/30 June 2019. Vertis Aviation, the Switzerland-based bespoke charter specialist, announced today the addition of an elegantly styled Gulfstream G450 to its Vertis Charter Management Programme, VCMP. The aircraft has been added to support increased demand from an emerging new set of clients seeking safe and secure travel options
Boeing is set to roll out the first “Loyal Wingman” drone for the Royal Australian Air Force during a Tuesday morning ceremony, putting the RAAF high on the list of countries experimenting with autonomous aircraft. “This a truly historic moment for our country and for Australian defense innovation,” said Australian Prime Minister Scott
Stakeholders in the pharmaceutical supply chain are grappling with a growing gap between air cargo capacity and demand for lifesaving medical products, as flights are grounded and borders closed. Many African countries now report medicine shortages and challenges in securing costly imported pharmaceutical ingredients and medical equipment. “Air freight capacity
Cross party political talks in Sweden addressing future defence funding have collapsed, following disagreement over whether additional money should be approved. The Swedish government will not commit to any extra funding for the 2026-2030 period until the economic impact of COVID-19 can be better assessed, despite opposition parties pushing for up to
- 335 Kespry CEO George MathewOur guest is George Mathew, chairman and CEO of Kespry, a leading drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider.
- 334 Drone AerobaticsAI-powered drones perform extreme aerobatics, U.S. to allow export of armed drones, testing swarming drones, Royal Canadian Navy drone finds drug smugglers, hybrid drone rescues a stranded motorist, 5th Annual FAA UAS Symposium goes virtual.
- 333 Insect-Inspired MicrobotA cockroach-inspired microbot, a manned vs. unmanned fighter fly off, autonomous deliveries from CVS, a Predator over Minneapolis protests, a police helicopter collides with a police drone, piloting a UAS from an airborne C-130J Hercules, and library books delivered by Wing.
irtual reality has had a relatively recent entrance into the world of gaming. While it has not yet ousted traditional PC or console gaming, its popularity has grown exceptionally in recent years, partly due to increasing availability and affordability. No matter what games you play, all VR headsets are designed
Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has announced a list of industries that will be re-opening on lockdown level four. The businesses that will be allowed to operate include 50% production of factories. Retailers that sell winter clothing, bedding and linen will be allowed to operate. Stores that sell educational products
Three space agencies have pulled together data monitoring the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic into one joint information source in hopes of assisting understanding of the public health crisis. NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) unveiled their joint coronavirus dashboard during a news conference on Thursday
Kathryn Moore, PhD student in Atmospheric Science, Colorado State UniversityJun Uetake, Postdoctoral Atmospheric Scientist, Colorado State UniversityThomas Hill, Research Scientist, Colorado State University The Southern Ocean is a vast band of open water that encircles the entire planet between Antarctica and the Southern Hemisphere landmasses. It is the cloudiest place
Military and consumer drones have evolved quickly in the post-9/11 era, as technology rapidly advances and brings new capabilities online. The utility of killer drone swarms, in which large groups of drones cooperate to hunt and kill people, makes their development likely. The ability to kill on a large scale, coupled
Business & Finance
South Africa has not approached the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for assistance in dealing with the economic fallout of the Covid-19 crisis. This is according to Abebe Aemro Selassie, director of the African Department at the IMF. “There are no discussions on financing with [the] South African government,” he said
The queue of politely dehydrating tourists snakes down the pavement and vanishes around a corner in a haze of brutal midday heat. The sun’s rays pierce their clothes. They’re sharp and heavy and lethal, and you wouldn’t get me to stand in that line for all the dirhams in Morocco.
Rolls-Royce has joined the UN Race to Zero campaign in the run up to COP26 aiming to play a leading role in pioneering a resilient, inclusive, net zero carbon future. This will see Rolls-Royce become net zero carbon in its operations by 2030, intending to play a leading role in
The BMW 330e comes with a lot of interesting numbers. There are the impressive performance figures (288bhp, 0-62mph in 5.9sec). Plus there are the official economy and CO2 figures (176.6mpg, 36g/km). Those then feed into the 330e’s real trump card – and its imminent crowning as the best-selling 3 Series in the