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Sikorsky and DARPA flies the S-70 Black Hawk without pilots

YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Nov. 2, 2022 — Sikorsky and DARPA demonstrated how a S-70 Black Hawk helicopter flying autonomously and perform cargo resupply missions and a rescue operation. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have successfully demonstrated to the U.S. Army for the first time how an uninhabited S-70 Leer másSikorsky and DARPA flies the S-70 Black Hawk without pilots[…]

Leonardo performs maiden flight of first production AW609 tiltrotor

Philadelphia, 19 October 2022 – The world’s first multirole tiltrotor programme, designed to redefine a range of commercial and public services, set a major milestone with the maiden flight of the first Leonardo AW609 production aircraft. This aircraft, produced by Leonardo Helicopters division, introduces unprecedented capabilities under a dedicated ‘powered lift category’ civil certification now Leer másLeonardo performs maiden flight of first production AW609 tiltrotor[…]

Bell Aerospace: el proyecto X-22 para la U.S. Navy

En la década de 1960 la U.S. Navy lanzó el programa Tri-Service V/STOL Transport, cuyo objetivo era expandir la flota con tecnologías más avanzadas que permitieran capacidades de despegue corto y vertical (V/STOL, Vertical/Short Take-Off and Landing), del que dio lugar el Bell X-22. Antecedentes Puesto que Bell Aerospace ya estaba trabajando en un innovador Leer másBell Aerospace: el proyecto X-22 para la U.S. Navy[…]

Coast Guard personnel in Sacramento held a 10-year anniversary remembrance service for aircrews involved in collision

SACRAMENTO, Calif.​ — Coast Guard personnel in Sacramento hosted a remembrance service Tuesday for the 10th anniversary of an aircraft collision​ between a USCG HC-130 Hercules aircraft and a Marine Corps AH-1 Super Cobra helicopter.​ Coast Guard Rear Adm. Peter Gautier, the 11th Coast Guard District commander presided over the ceremony. «Each day, across the Leer másCoast Guard personnel in Sacramento held a 10-year anniversary remembrance service for aircrews involved in collision[…]

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