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  • Micronautix unveils Triton single-engined turboprop concept


    The designers of an unorthodox aircraft with twin passenger pods sitting either side of the central fuselage are seeking the backing of an established aerospace name to bring their single-engine pusher-prop to market.


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  • US Navy releases draft of UCLASS RFP


    The US Navy has released a draft request for proposal (RFP) for its unmanned carrier-launched airborne surveillance and...


  • X-47B conducts night flight, named Collier Trophy winner


    ​A Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) completed its first night flight on 10 April, the same day that...


  • Micronautix unveils Triton single-engined turboprop concept


    The designers of an unorthodox aircraft with twin passenger pods sitting either side of the central fuselage are...


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  • ANALYSIS: General Atomics targets overseas customers amid declining US military orders

    News | 23 Apr 2014 09:51 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The steady hum of a propeller breaks the silence of the hot Mojave Desert as a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator B unmanned air vehicle (UAV) accelerates and climbs into the air.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-General-Atomics-targets-overseas-customers-amid-declining-US-military-orders-398401/
  • US Navy releases draft of UCLASS RFP

    News | 17 Apr 2014 22:01 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The US Navy has released a draft request for proposal (RFP) for its unmanned carrier-launched airborne surveillance and strike (UCLASS) programme, the service announces in a media statement.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Navy-releases-draft-of-UCLASS-RFP-398373/
  • Amid Congressional pressure, the USAF prepares for an all-unmanned ISR fleet with Global Hawk

    News | 17 Apr 2014 17:08 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    With the cost of Northrop Grumman’s RQ-4 Global Hawk having declined in recent years, the US Air Force has reversed course and says it is now ready to retire its manned Lockheed U-2s in fiscal year 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Amid-Congressional-pressure-the-USAF-prepares-for-an-all-unmanned-ISR-fleet-with-Global-Hawk-398280/
  • X-47B conducts night flight, named Collier Trophy winner

    News | 15 Apr 2014 16:58 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) completed its first night flight on 10 April, the same day that the X-47B development team won the Robert J. Collier Trophy from the National Aeronautic Association.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/X-47B-conducts-night-flight-named-Collier-Trophy-winner-398256/
  • ANALYSIS: Electric aircraft grow in popularity but regulatory issues remain

    News | 07 Apr 2014 15:24

    ​Electric aircraft are coming. But not as quickly as their backers predicted just a few years ago.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Electric-aircraft-grow-in-popularity-but-regulatory-issues-remain-397667/
  • Micronautix unveils Triton single-engined turboprop concept

    News | 02 Apr 2014 12:19 | Kate Sarsfield

    The designers of an unorthodox aircraft with twin passenger pods sitting either side of the central fuselage are seeking the backing of an established aerospace name to bring their single-engine pusher-prop to market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Micronautix-unveils-Triton-single-engined-turboprop-concept-397725/