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  • Predator training base sees rising demand for services


    ​Predator squadron commanders at Holloman AFB in New Mexico, the air force's primary training base for what it prefers to call remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) crews, are aware that demand for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-1 Predator pilots may wane in coming years.


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  • Dutch army seeks Raven replacement


    ​The Royal Netherlands Army is in the process of preparing a request for proposals for the replacement of its...


  • NASA Ikhana UAV to monitor Orion test module's descent


    ​NASA will deploy its General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Ikhana unmanned air vehicle to survey the descent of the...


  • Arca Space pitches low-cost stratospheric UAV to civil market


    ​A new stratospheric unmanned air vehicle with the same high-tech capabilities found in US military-operated unmanned...


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  • Dutch army seeks Raven replacement

    News | 10 Dec 2014 16:37 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Royal Netherlands Army is in the process of preparing a request for proposals for the replacement of its AeroVironment RQ-11 Raven unmanned air vehicle, which it expects to release in early 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dutch-army-seeks-Raven-replacement-406964/
  • ANALYSIS: World air forces fighting on many fronts

    News | 09 Dec 2014 09:27 | Craig Hoyle

    ​After a more than decade-long ­involvement in Afghanistan, the air wings of multiple nations had ­expected some ­respite from years of combat activity by late 2014, as the NATO-led mission completes its transition of control to the authorities in Kabul.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-World-air-forces-fighting-on-many-fronts-406869/
  • NASA Ikhana UAV to monitor Orion test module's descent

    News | 05 Dec 2014 13:25 | Beth Stevenson

    ​NASA will deploy its General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Ikhana unmanned air vehicle to survey the descent of the Lockheed Martin Orion Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) module after its first planned 4.5h space mission that is expected to take place on 5 December.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-Ikhana-UAV-to-monitor-Orion-test-modules-descent-406796/
  • Arca Space pitches low-cost stratospheric UAV to civil market

    News | 01 Dec 2014 17:13 | Beth Stevenson

    ​A new stratospheric unmanned air vehicle with the same high-tech capabilities found in US military-operated unmanned systems – but with the price tag of a car – is being pitched to the civil UAV market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Arca-Space-pitches-low-cost-stratospheric-UAV-to-civil-market-406619/
  • Predator B demonstrates ability to automatically avoid air traffic

    News | 26 Nov 2014 14:30 | Dan Parsons

    ​General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has come a step closer to developing a viable sense and avoid (SAA) system for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), a major requirement for UAVs to share the US national airspace with manned aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Predator-B-demonstrates-ability-to-automatically-avoid-air-traffic-406464/
  • Army aviation restructuring moves forward

    News | 25 Nov 2014 21:16 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Army has started executing a plan that will lead to a historic reshaping and downsizing of a war-weary aviation branch even as it attempts to upgrade its capabilities at the same time it cuts more than $12 billion in spending over the next five years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Army-aviation-restructuring-moves-forward-406481/