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  • 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...


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  • 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/
  • Vertical lift consortium splits US rotorcraft industry opinion

    News | 01 Mar 2011 08:00 | Stephen Trimble

    There are divided opinions in the US helicopter industry on the efficacy of a new consortium tackling procurement problemshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Vertical-lift-consortium-splits-US-rotorcraft-industry-opinion-353662/
  • Flight 100 - History 1909-1918

    News | 02 Jan 2009 00:01 | Philip Jarrett

    Britsh aviation made a slow start, but within the decade the country was making aircraft and the RAF had formedhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flight-100-History-1909-1918-320372/
  • EBACE 2008: Bombardier plays safe at Standdown seminar

    News | 19 May 2008 16:00

    <P><A href="http://www.bombardier.com/">Bombardier</A>’s Safety Standdown seminar took place today in Geneva for the second year. Last year saw 92 aviators attend the European version and some 535 at the US Standdown.<BR><BR>The programme covered three key areas that affect corporate aviation – professional airmanship, advanced aerodynamics and fatigue countermeasures.<BR><BR>Dr Tony Kern, CEO of Convergent Knowledge Solutions, spoke about airmanship and the future of aviation human factors. He said: “There is a fatal flaw in our thinking. We learnt to the fly the same way that the Wright brothers taught Glenn Curtiss to fly and so on. We need to try and get our pilots like our aircraft – perfectly engineered.”<BR><BR>Sean Roberts, founder of the National Test Pilots’ School, said: “There is a big difference between how an aircraft is certified and how it is used. Business aviation pilots know their aircraft and its systems inside out. They also know the mission envelope – itself a smhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EBACE-2008-Bombardier-plays-safe-at-Standdown-seminar-223815/