Category Archives: Aéronautique

The French and British governments have signed with BEA Systems and Dassault Aviation contract for future development UCAV. A check for € 150 million which will be followed by a second EUR 100 million to prepare the construction of the Lire la suite

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We will start to see the Taxibot on the tarmac at Charles de Gaulle airport from the second quarter of 2015. Air France, IAI and TLD will test the robotic on the Parisian airport runway tractor to tow the jumbo Lire la suite

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It was during the fourth powered flight that SpaceShipTwo, the second spaceplane Virgin Galactic, exploded, killing Mike Alsbury one of its two test pilots and seriously wounding the second, Pete Siebold, who managed to jump parachute as the plane was Lire la suite

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October 17, 2014 9:24 am, the X-37B landed on the runway at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The space became top secret drone on earth after a record 674 days mission in space. What could well make the drone all this Lire la suite

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At Embedded Linux Conference Europe in Düsseldorf the DroneCode project has been unveiled by the Linux Foundation. This Open Source project will be totally totally dedicated to UAVs and his community developments in the piloting software PX4 from the University Lire la suite

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They are 700 bought their ticket for the space. Commercially, Virgin Galactic, Sir Richard Branson space company looks like a success. A year and a half of flight are already sold. But still need that commercial flights finally begin. Because Lire la suite

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The Air Force will equip its F-16 with an anti-crash system, Auto-GCAS for Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System. This equipment will take control of the aircraft if it detects that the path of the aircraft is at risk of imminent Lire la suite

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What can bring together different actors also frankly even some competitors Amazon, Google, GoPro, Parrot if not the cause of drones to United State. Neither Amazon nor Google have managed so far to win the valuable exemption that would allow Lire la suite

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They are called PAHs (High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite). These high-altitude drones are currently studied by Google and Facebook to provide Internet access in geographic areas with no telecoms infrastructure. For the time being, it is the HAPS Zephyr 7 Airbus Defence Lire la suite

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The FAA is blowing hot and cold on the UAV market. While the commercial exploitation of drones remains banned in the USA, the Federal Authority has issued first exemptions for businesses to shooting. They will be able to offer their Lire la suite

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