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Airbus updates on Skyways urban delivery drone

Airbus Helicopters reports that it plans to start field trials later this year in Singapore of the UAV, which is able to deliver parcels that weigh up to 4kg.

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16 February, 2018

Ehang autonomous aerial vehicle manned flight tests

Chinese firm Ehang announced that it has achieved a series of manned flight tests carrying one and two passengers, including its CEO and government officials.

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06 February, 2018


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February 2018


Click here  Successful test flight for India's indigenous Saras light aircraft

Click here  NASA tests space launch engines to 113%

Click here  Safran to supply electrical systems for ecoDemonstrator flight tests

Click here  Israel successfully tests intercontinental missile interceptor system

Click here   Boeing backs titanium fusion bed process for 3D printing

Click here  AEDC T-11 engine test cell modified to expand capabilities

Click here  Prototype aerial / underwater hybrid drone progresses through tests

Click here  Zetec launches eddy current instrument with surface array capability

Click here  First tests of semi-autonomous software for fighter jets completed

Click here  US defense sector launches open test bed for swarming drones

Click here  A320neo deliveries on hold after engine fault identified

Click here  Siberian autonomous drone swarm ready for field testing

Click here  Next SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch will carry NASA atomic clock test

Click here  Rig helps engineers complete testing of flexible payload bay for future aircraft

Click here  Cobham to sell avionics and wireless test and measurement businesses

Click here  Typhoon fighter completes weapons upgrade

Click here  Ehang performs first manned test flight of air taxi

Click here  Gulfstream approaching final tests and certification for G500 and G600 business jets

Click here   Boeing rolls out first 737 Max 7

Click here  Rolls-Royce runs Lean-Burn Combustion test engine for first time

Click here  Pentagon report reveals the F-35 faults found by test engineers

Click here  All-electric air taxi Vahana hovers for first test flight

Click here  Airbus' single aisle long-range aircraft completes first flight

Click here  NASA tests electric motors for its first all-electric aircraft


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