Successful wind tunnel tests could potentially clear the concept for further test and development as a full-scale X-plane.
Compared with a coronagraph, a starshade has a wider field of view and can allow the telescope to see planets closer to their star.
Rolls-Royce-led team wants to beat 210-mph record set by Siemens-modified Extra 330 in 2017.
With more than five decades of ducted fan and tiltrotor experience, Bell is combining new technology with old concepts to take on emerging air taxi revolution.
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Boeing HorizonX, formed to bring in disruptive ideas from both outside and inside, has its first internally developed innovation, an unmanned cargo aircraft.
Fifteen years after it first tried to market solar-powered high-altitude UAVs, AeroVironment signs development deal for “pseudo-satellites.”
While the consumer drone world attempts variations on the quadcopter form, the software and sensors are what will lead to something bold.
Studies show missile guidance law closely mimics how peregrine falcons track and catch their prey in flight.
Visitors to Bell Helicopter’s booth at the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas will get a taste of flying in an air taxi.