General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) held a grand opening event on August 21st. for its new hangar at the Grand Sky Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Business Park near Grand Forks, North Dakota. The event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of GA-ASI’s new Flight Test and Training Center (FTTC) hangar. Continue reading
MQ-9 trainers are still facing a task to increase the output of pilots and sensor operators, on track to reach a high of 700 this year with even more needed. Continue reading
Leaders of an unmanned aircraft camp tailored toward young girls hope the lessons learned there will help the aspiring pilots with leadership skills, teamwork and more.
The US Air Force’s first female enlisted pilot completed Undergraduate Remotely Piloted Aircraft Training August 4, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. Tech. Sgt. Courtney is part of the Enlisted Pilot Initial Class. Continue reading
Kurt Carraway, left, UAS executive director and Edmonds’ supervisor at the Applied Aviation Research Center
Kendy Edmonds, a senior at Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus, is spending the summer advancing unmanned aircraft systems technology at the nation’s best-known entity for space exploration. Continue reading
L-3 Link Simulation and Training, Arlington, Texas, has been awarded a $13,946,359 modification (P00071) to previously awarded contract FA8621-13-C-6323 for Predator Mission Aircrew Training System (PMATS) Blue Box High Definition (BBHD) retrofit upgrade. Continue reading
When most people with normal vision walk down the street, they can easily differentiate the things they must avoid – like trees, curbs and glass doors — from the things they don’t, such as shadows, reflections and clouds.
Engineers, technologists and operators served as part of a dynamic development team throughout the Ship to Shore Maneuver Exploration and Experimentation (S2ME2) Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) 2017 at Camp Pendleton, April 17-28. Continue reading