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VIDEO: British Army Elbit Hermes 450 near miss with Chinook

A British Army Elbit Systems Hermes 450 unmanned air vehicle had a near miss with a Boeing CH-47 Chinook while on operations in Afghanistan, Flight can reveal. About half way through the 37s video the Chinook comes into view and grows larger in the left hand side of the frame

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VIDEO: Gigantic worm like “Stratellite” UAV prototype

Go here to watch the test flight video of this product’s prototype

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VIDEO: Suicide Micro Air Vehicles

Watch this video, care of the Chicago Tribune newspaper website, about the US Air Force Research Laboratory’s computer generated vision of bird and insect-like Micro Air Vehicles (MAV) of the future including a suicide MAV that explodes on making contact with its human target

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VIDEO: UAV urban warfare Xbox game

If urban warfare is your thing then this video shows an “community” Xbox game where the player controls what appears to be a ducted fan powered unmanned air vehicle and battles other UAVs from street to street

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VIDEO: Watch a University of Maryland robot bird flap and fly

University of Maryland researchers have performed flight tests to prove that a bird-like micro air vehicle can achieve additional lift by folding its wings on the upstroke, similar to the motions of large birds in nature

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Armadillo Aerospace powered Rocket Racer flies

This blog post was produced by Flight technical editor Rob Coppinger

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Grand Challenge’s winning Team Stellar’s UAV

This blog post has been written by Flight technical editor Rob Coppinger

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PICTURES: UK Ministry of Defence’s Grand Challenge media day

This blog post is written by Flight technical editor Rob Coppinger

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Middlesex University’s Team I-Spy tri-rotor UAV

This blog post was written by Flight technical editor Rob Coppinger, who is himself a 1994 graduate of Middlesex University’s engineering faculty

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Qinetiq’s Team Cortex UAV

This blog posting was written by Flight technical editor Rob Coppinger

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