Credit: NASA

SNC’s Dream Chaser Still Chasing the Dream

Even though Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) will not be sending astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Dream Chaser spaceplane any time soon, SNC announced that it is continuing the vehicle’s development with the help…

The Navy’s Swarming LOCUST Drones

The Navy’s Swarming LOCUST Drones

DARPA’s vision for the future of warfare calls for inexpensive drones, and lots of them. On Apr. 14 the Office of Naval Research released this video of their Low-Cost UAV Swarming Technology (LOCUST) program that is making just the…

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Southwest’s Brand New, “Bold Blue” Seats

Southwest Airlines is bringing the next generation of wider and lighter seats to commercial airline market by mid-2016. The Dallas-based airline unveiled these new “Bold Blue” seats today at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany….

The DP-14. Credit: DPI

Meet the DP-14, the Chinook’s Little UAV Brother

Dragonfly Pictures, Inc. (DPI) is working to bring their DP-14 unmanned aerial vehicle to the civil and military market. The DP-14’s shares its tandem-rotor design with Boeing’s CH-47 Chinook, the U.S. military’s manned, heavy-lifting workhorse. DPI…

DARPA’s Vision of Future Air Warfare

DARPA’s Vision of Future Air Warfare

Future air war-fighters need to consider balancing the costs and capabilities of new weapons technology, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Programs Agency said in a Mar. 30 release.  “Effective as they are, U.S. military systems…