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Aurora Flight Sciences Reveals Solar-Powered Autonomous Aircraft Odysseus

Aurora continues its nearly 30-year legacy of advancing autonomous systems with Odysseus, the world’s most capable solar-powered autonomous aircraft. Powered only by the sun, Odysseus is an ultra-long endurance, high-altitude...

Orion UAS Contracted by U.S. Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a new $48 million contract to Aurora Flight Sciences for the continued development of the Orion Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Orion is a twin-engine...

Aurora Demonstrates Fully Autonomous Helicopter

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, VA – Aurora Flight Sciences conducted a successful demonstration of the company’s autonomous helicopter system developed under the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) Autonomous Aerial...

FAA Grants Airworthiness Certificate for Aurora’s Optionally-Piloted UH-1H

Aurora Flight Sciences announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted a Special Airworthiness Certificate to Aurora’s newest optionally-piloted aircraft, a UH-1H helicopter. The latest development in the...

Aurora Flight Sciences 3D printed wing

Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, today announced that it has teamed with Aurora Flight Sciences to deliver, what is believed to be, the...

Aurora win patent for UAV skyhook.

Aurora Flight Sciences, Manassas, Va., has been assigned a patent (8,038,090) developed by Richard Wilson, Beverly, Mass., and Adam Woodworth, Melrose, Mass., for a "system and method for the...

AAI UAS and Aurora Flight Sciences Integrate UGCS with Orion UAS...

AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc.  company, and Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that the organizations have formed a strategic alliance...

Air Force Selects Aurora for RPA Manufacturing Technology Contract

Aurora Flight Sciences was recently selected by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for the Manufacturing Technologies for Remotely Piloted Vehicles (MaTeR) program. Over the next eighty-four months, Aurora...

Professor David Mindell Joins Aurora as Scholar-in-Residence

Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor David Mindell will be a scholar-in-residence at Aurora during the next year. Professor Mindell will work on...

Aurora Flight Sciences Recognized for Global Hawk and BAMS Performance

BRIDGEPORT, WV, Aug 10, 2011 Aurora Flight Sciences was recognized by Northrop Grumman Corporation for its outstanding support as a key supplier on the U.S. Air Force Global Hawk program...