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October 2, 2015, 7:51 PM

Preliminary Standards Released for Large Unmanned Aircraft

Standards organization RTCA publishes 'interim' standards for unmanned aircraft detect-and-avoid and command and control functions.

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Drop ’n Drone
Jun 18, 2015 - 5:00 AM
Target applications for the ‘Drop n’ Drone’ are special military missions, and relief efforts.
Jun 18, 2015 - 4:15 AM
New joint venture involves fuel systems for GE commercial aircraft engine lines.
Jun 17, 2015 - 2:50 PM
UK airshow is already 44 percent sold–a 20-percent increase over the same period in the previous show cycle.
Jun 17, 2015 - 2:40 PM
New composite propellers will improve the performance of King Airs.
Jun 17, 2015 - 1:40 PM
Repeated exposure to the vibrations experienced in helicopters brings health and safety risks.
Jun 17, 2015 - 1:20 PM
The new flotation system is for AgustaWestland A139, AW169 and AW189 helicopters.
Jun 17, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Alcoa is investing in new hot isostatic pressing equipment.
Jun 17, 2015 - 12:50 PM
Deliveries of the 737 MAX, 787-10 and 777X are scheduled to begin in 2017, 2018 and 2020, respectively.
LHD Prototype
Jun 17, 2015 - 9:30 AM
Company already has its first order and a pre-series batch of the aircraft is under construction.
Jun 17, 2015 - 9:10 AM
Operator praises safety, reliability of S-92 optional system