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For the price of a house, you will soon be able to buy a drone

For the price of a house, you will soon be able to buy a drone | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
Chinese drone maker Ehang’s new 184 quadcopter is like a tiny, unregulated helicopter that can autonomously fly passengers anywhere—as long as the flight doesn’t take more than 23 minutes.
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Northrop Grumman wins the long range bomber deal, a contract of $80 billion

The Pentagon awarded Northrop Grumman a contract valued by analysts at more than $20 billion to build new long-range bombers for the U.S. Air Force in what has been the most fiercely fought weapons contest in more than a decade..
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Airbus to order engine-related checks after A400M crash

PARIS, May 19 (Reuters) - Airbus Defence & Space plans to ask nations operating the A400M military transportaircraft to carry out checks related to its turboprop enginesfollowing a recent fatal crash
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France sells 24 Rafale warplanes to Qatar

France sells 24 Rafale warplanes to Qatar | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
President François Hollande will sign a €6.3bn contract today to sell 24 Rafale warplanes to Qatar – continuing a flurry of export triumphs for an aircraft long dismissed as too elaborate and too ambitious.
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US navy Secretary "F-35C should be Navy's last manned strike jet"

US navy Secretary "F-35C should be Navy's last manned strike jet" | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
The F-35C will likely be the Navy's last manned strike fighter, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said April 15 at the annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition.
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Video: The Chinese drone maker DJI presents Phantom 3

Video: The Chinese drone maker DJI presents Phantom 3 | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
Le marque chinoise DJI, numéro 1 mondial du drone de loisirs,a dévoilé la nouvelle version de son Phantom, l'un de modèles les plus populaires du marché. Principale nouveauté : l'appareil est désormais capable de filmer en 4K dans sa version Professionnal. Une version Advanced, avec une caméra 1920x1080, est également accessible à partir de 1099 euros. DJI dit avoir amélioré l'autonomie et la stabilité de l'engin, que l'on peut désormais piloter jusqu'à 1,6 kilomètre de distance, avec un retour vidéo HD en quasi direct sur smartphone ou tablette. Découvrez le Phantom 3, et ses capacités de prises de vue, en vidéo.
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Turbomeca the helicopter engine specialist will produce parts with the 3D-print technology

Turbomeca the helicopter engine specialist will produce parts with the 3D-print technology | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
La très médiatique impression 3D prend peu à peu corps dans l’industrie. Et Turbomeca le prouve. Cette filiale du groupe Safran,... Articles liés Impression 3D, Aéronautique, Machines-outils, Production industrielle - Actualité de l'industrie
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Zhuhai Air Show : China unveils sophisticated stealth fighter aircraft J-31

Zhuhai Air Show : China unveils sophisticated stealth fighter aircraft J-31 | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
China unveils a sophisticated new fighter jet at an air show, in a show of muscle during a visit by Barack Obama.
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Rosetta Landing : replay ! ESA

Replay of ESA TV coverage during the touch-down of the Philae lander and receipt of first signals from the surface of comet 67P/C-G. Replay runs about 90 minutes. Landing took place at 16:03 GMT (17:03 CET), 12 November 2014.
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Hacking planes - UK researchers developing plans to stop 'flight cyberjacking'

Hacking planes - UK researchers developing plans to stop 'flight cyberjacking' | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
Theoretical vulnerabilities mean that a ‘cyber bomb’ could be possible, yet attacks are limited in their scope and extremely complex to carry out. By Tom Fox-Brewster
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Virgin Galactic space plane's re-entry system activated early, say investigators

Virgin Galactic space plane's re-entry system activated early, say investigators | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
Safety board chairman says premature deployment of feathering system ‘a statement of fact and not a statement of cause’
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eMotionButterflies ultra light uav, flies like a real butterfly

eMotionButterflies ultra light uav, flies like a real butterfly | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
With the bionic butterflies, for the first time Festo combines the ultralight construction of artificial insects with coordinated flying behaviour in a collective.
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Software Bug May Have Caused Airbus A400M Atlas Crash

Software Bug May Have Caused Airbus A400M Atlas Crash | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
Early indications suggest that a software bug may have been the cause of the Airbus A400M Atlas crash in Spain on the 9th of May. Airbus has sent an alert to customers, including the RAF, instructing them to conduct "specific checks of the Electronic Control Units (ECU) on each of the aircraft's engines". The ECUs act to take the pilot's inputs on the controls and then make the engines perform in the optimum way in order to achieve what the pilot needs the aircraft to do. 
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Has France sold Rafale to Qatar to the detriment of Air France ?

Has France sold Rafale to Qatar to the detriment of Air France ? | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
ÉCONOMIE - L’émirat devait obtenir des avantages pour sa compagnie aérienne Qatar Airways. Pas vraiment une bonne nouvelle pour Air France.
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Rafale: After Egypt, India, and after ? Probably Qatar

Rafale: After Egypt, India, and after ? Probably Qatar | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
En football, on appelle ça le coup du chapeau , quand un joueur marque trois buts consécutifs. C’est ce qu’est en passe de... Sujets liés Défense, France, Aéronautique - Défense, Rafale - Actualité de l'industrie
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India is going to buy 36 Rafales, because it is cheaper than manufacturing the jet itself

India is going to buy 36 Rafales, because it is cheaper than manufacturing the jet itself | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
"I have told President Hollande that India wants jets as soon as possible. A deal better than previous one will be worked out," PM Modi said.
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Facebook successfully tests solar drones in UK skies

Facebook successfully tests solar drones in UK skies | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
Social network prepares to use solar-powered drones with wingspan of a commercial airliner to beam internet access to rural areas
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Rafale and Egypt ! First customer after French army

Rafale and Egypt ! First customer after French army | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
Dossiers spécial industrie,
C'est signé ! L'accord de vente entre la France et l'Egypte portant sur une frégate multimission Freem, des missiles courte... - Articles liés Aéronautique - Défense, Rafale, Défense, Dassault Aviation - L'information de l'industrie
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Amazing video ! A400M Formation flight

Must watch video from Airbus Military of 5 aircrafft A400M formation flight from June 2012 (Copyright Airbus Military)
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Zhuhai Air Show : China and Russia launch a project in order to compete with Airbus A350

Zhuhai Air Show : China and Russia launch a project in order to compete with Airbus A350 | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
L’avionneur chinois, la Comac (Commercial aircraft corporation of China), contrôlée par l’Etat, va lancer un nouveau programme.... Sujets liés Aéronautique - Défense, Aéronautique, Russie, Chine - L'information de l'industrie
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Rosetta Mission : Philae spacecraft makes historic landing on comet

Rosetta Mission : Philae spacecraft makes historic landing on comet | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
Safe landing gives scientists their first chance to ride a comet and study close up what happens as it gets closer to the sun
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Rolls-Royce is going to remove 2600 employees in engines airplane's engineering

Rolls-Royce is going to remove 2600 employees in engines airplane's engineering | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
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Les grands avionneurs ne sont pas les seuls à voir fondre comme neige au soleil leurs équipes d’ingénierie. Les motoristes aussi.... Sujets liés Analyse, Rolls-Royce, Aéronautique - Défense, Emploi - L'information de l'industrie
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Video: F-35C successfully completes first arrested landing on aircraft carrier

Video: F-35C successfully completes first arrested landing on aircraft carrier | Military Aviation & Technology | Scoop.it
The Navy's F-35C CV (Carrier Variant) version of the Joint Strike Fighter has finally landed onto the USS Nimitz's flight deck using a new arresting gear. On Nov. 3, at 12.18PM LT, F-35C CF-3 with ...
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