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aurora flight sciences

Established 1989, Aurora Flight Sciences is a research company focused in the development and manufacturing of advanced unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles. Headquartered in Manassas, Virginia operates production plants in Bridgeport, West Virginia and Columbus, Mississippi (KGTR). Research and Development Centers are located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dayton, Ohio and Mountain View, California. An European office, Aurora Swiss Aerospace, is located in Luzern, Switzerland


Boeing Autonomous Passenger Air Vehicle First Flight, 23-Jan-19 : #BoeingPAV Boeing NeXt program tests prototype to advance safety and technology of urban air mobility. Electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle has design range of up to 50 miles

Autonomous Helicopter AACUS Wins Award, 17-May-18 : Aurora Flight Sciences’ Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System, AACUS, recognized with the Howard Hughes Award at the Office of Naval Research (ONR)

AACUS Training with US Marines, 17-May-18 : Aurora’s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) successfully delivered cargo to US Marines during an Integrated Training Exercise at Twentynine Palms, California

5th AHS International Event at San Francisco, 18-Jan-18 : AHS International Inc, formerly the American Helicopter Society, held its 5th Annual Transformative Vertical Flight Workshop in San Francisco, California

Aurora Autonomous UH-1H in Quantico, 13-Dec-17 : Aurora Flight Sciences conducted a successful demonstration at US Marine Corps base Quantico of its UH-1H optionally-piloted autonomous helicopter

Aurora Flight Sciences Became a Boeing Company, 08-Nov-17 : Aurora will operate under Boeing Engineering, Test & Technology as a subsidiary called Aurora Flight Sciences, A Boeing Company. Terms of the approved deal were not disclosed

01-Nov-17 - FAA Certification for Optionally Piloted UH-1H
10-Nov-16 - Aurora to Develop Unmanned UH-1H
27-May-16 - Aurora AACUS Test New Capabilities
18-Apr-16 - Aurora Flies Subscale X-Plane Aircraft
03-Mar-16 - DARPA Selects Aurora to Build VTOL X-Plane
17-Apr-14 - AACUS
26-Sep-13 - S-97 Raider enters Final Assembly
30-Apr-12 - Aurora Delivers Engine Nacelles to CH-53K Program

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UH-1H Iroquois 13907 1977N432GC : NWH / Tubines Llc at Olimpia, WA from Feb11
: Aurora Flight Science; Sep16 conv to optionally-piloted autonomou ...
: Oct17 optionally-piloted autonomous helicopter granted FAA certif ...
: demo at Quantico
: first time delivered cargo to US Marines in the Integrated Train ...

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