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PHOTO OP: ScanEagle hooked

US Air Force photographer Bill Evans captured the Boeing/Insitu ScanEagle at the moment the wingtip latch captured the dangling line from the SkyHook. This image comes from a photo essay by Evans showing Air Force Academy cadets controlling the ScanEagle at Fort Carson, Colorado. As a side note, the captions on the link above provoke […]

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My Tuesday morning in Toogoolawah

Australian aviation videographer Ross Stenhouse has posted a video of the ScanEagle briefing and demonstration that I and a group of journalists received a couple of Tuesdays ago in Toogoolawah, Australia. The Boeing/Insitu ScanEagle, designed by Aerovel founder Tad McGeer, has become by far the most popular unmanned aircraft system in the size class beneath […]

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PICTURE: Insitu unveils NightEagle UAS [Corrected]

Insitu has adapted the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system to carry a mid-wave infrared camera simultaneously. The NightEagle requires modifying the ScanEagle with a bulbous nose and a third fin. The above is a screen shot from an Insitu Webex briefing for press, which is currently ongoing.  

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Scan Eagle Cutaway and feature

PARIS AIR SHOW: ScanEagle finds ‘sweet spot’ as globally ubiquitous airborne sensor By Stephen Trimble It was 11 years ago when Insitu co-founder Tad McGeer received thetelephone call that launched the unmanned air system that eventuallybecame known as the ScanEagle. Insitu had already demonstrated in 1998 that a low-altitude UAScould cross the Atlantic Ocean on […]

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