Aurora in the News

GeekWire: Morgan Stanley says market for self-flying cars could rise to $1.5 trillion by 2040 (12/7)

AvWeek: A Closer Look At Aurora’s Solar Stratospheric Odysseus (11/22)

NBC MACH: Huge, high-flying ‘pseudo-satellite’ will stay up for months (11/21)

Aviation Today: Aurora’s Solar-Powered UAS Can ‘Fly Indefinitely’ (11/15)

FlightGlobal: Aurora Flight Science’s long-endurance drone to make first flight in spring 2019 (11/14)

Engadget: Boeing’s solar-powered climate research drone takes flight in 2019 (11/14)

AvWeek: Anatomy Of Aurora Flight Sciences’ Odysseus (11/14)

MIT News: A ground-breaking mash-up (10/23)

GoFly Master Lecture presented by Dr. John Langford, President & CEO of Aurora Flight Sciences: When will my air taxi arrive? (8/21)

Aviation Week: Boeing To Create Autonomy Research Center At MIT (8/1)

NASDAQ: Boeing Plans To Open New Aerospace & Autonomy Center In Cambridge (8/1)

WBUR: Boeing To Develop Autonomous Aircraft Center In Kendall Square (8/1)

GeekWire: Boeing to open research center in Boston area, focusing on autonomous aircraft (8/1)

Bloomberg: Boeing Aims for Flying-Taxi Future With MIT Engineering Center (8/1)

Boston Business Journal: Boeing, MIT to open autonomous flight research center in Cambridge (8/1)

MIT News: Boeing will be Kendall Square Initiative’s first major tenant (8/1)

The Boston Globe: Boeing will lease 100,000 square feet in new Kendall Square building (8/1)

Prince William Times: Manassas-based aerospace firm announces $13.75 million expansion (7/30)

WTOP: Drone developer adding dozens of six-figure jobs in Manassas (7/27)

Inside NoVA: Aurora Flight Sciences adding 135 jobs in Manassas (7/26)

WTOP: Aurora Flight Sciences adding 135 jobs with new robotics facility in Manassas (7/26)

Potomac Local: Aurora Flight Sciences to expand, promises 135 new jobs (7/26)

Aviation Today: Boeing Exploring Autonomy, LIDAR in Future Air Cargo Aircraft (7/24)

GeekWire: Boeing foresees a doubling in demand for pilots by 2037, and works on ways to fill it (7/23)

WIRED: The Head-Spinning Challenge of Teaching Helicopters to Fly Themselves (7/19)

Aviation Week: Boeing NeXt: the Future of Aviation (7/18)

GeekWire: Agent 007 James Bond’s next ride? Flying cars grab Farnborough Airshow’s spotlight (7/16)

Daily Times Leader: Camp gives teens a taste of the trades (6/20)

Fast Company: Meet the mad geniuses building personal flying machines (6/14)

Rotor & Wing International: Robotic Rotorcraft Brain Resupplies US Marines During Live Exercise (6/8)

Forbes: Your Flying Car is Almost Here (5/31)

Daily Press: Flying taxis? NASA Langley lecture focuses on the technology to make it happen (5/31)

Intelligent Aerospace: Helicopter Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System from ONR, Aurora Flight Sciences wins award for innovation (5/18)

Engadget: Autonomous helicopter makes first operational delivery to Marines  (5/18)

Yahoo Finance: AACUS Makes First Operational Cargo Delivery to US Marines (5/17)

SEAPOWER: Autonomous Helicopter Technology Wins Howard Hughes Award (5/17)

Fortune: Uber Has Enlisted These 5 Companies to Build Its Flying Cars (5/9)

Rotor & Wing International: Aurora Taking X-Plane Technology to Commercial Applications (4/27)

ExecutiveBiz: Aurora Flight Sciences, DARPA Agree on X-Plane Tech’s Commercial Transition (4/27)

Shephard Media: Aurora to transition X-Plane programme to commercial applications (4/27)

Aerospace America: U.S. Lawmakers Aim To Protect FAA’s Clean Aviation Research (4/26)

Aviation Week: Optionally Piloted Huntsman Promoted For ‘Gray Zone’ Ops (4/26)

AINonline: Aurora Transitions X-Plane Tech To Commercial Sector (4/25)

Signal Magazine: Lab-Developed Flight Technology Ready for Takeoff (4/25)

Flightglobal: DARPA approval clears Boeing’s transition to new air taxi approach (4/25)

Intelligent Aerospace: Uber in the air: Aurora transitions X-Plane technology to commercial eVTOL on-demand aircraft with Uber Elevate (4/25)

Northeastern University: Enemy Hackers Pose a Serious Threat to Military Drones. Northeastern has a new facility to test ways to stop them. (4/25)

Inside Unmanned Systems: Urban Air Mobility: Catching a Very Local Flight (4/20)

Robotics Tomorrow: Finalists Named for AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards  (4/5) Businesses at Benedum Aerospace and Industrial Park continue to thrive (3/30)

Vertical:  AHS Announces Award Winners (3/22)

GeekWire: Boeing Muilenburg hails air taxi idea whose time coming fast (3/2)

Bloomberg: Boeing Is Getting ready to Sell Flying Taxis (3/1)

The New York Times: Flying Taxis May Be Years Away, but the Groundwork Is Accelerating (2/27)

National Defense: Autonomous Helicopters Seen as Wave of the Future (2/20)

SeaPower: ONR Autonomous System is Finalist for Aviation Award (2/13)

ExecutiveGov: ONR’s Autonomous Resupply Program a Finalist for NAA Award (2/21)

Finance Apprise: Net profit of Boeing increased by 1.7 times in 2017 (2/3)

Aviation Today: Aurora Aims to Prevent Drone Collisions with Radar (2/1)

ExecutiveBiz: Aurora Flight Sciences, Socionext Partner to Develop Drone Collision Protection System (1/31)

UAS Magazine: Boeing’s Aurora partners with maker of nickel-size drone module (1/30)

AvWeek:  Tests Keep Aurora D8’s Double-Bubble Design On Track (1/30)

Aerospace Daily & Defense Report: Boeing Invests In Battery Maker For Electric Propulsion (1/30)

The Motley Fool: Boeing’s New Drone Subsidiary Purchase Is Already Paying Off (1/22)

AOPA: Major aircraft makers going drone (1/18)

HeliWeb: Future of Vertical Flight Showcased at AHS International Event (1/18)

Daily Journal: Roger Wicker: State remains trusted partner for armed services, defense industry (1/16)

Defense News: Is the Air Force changing its mind on long-endurance drones? (1/9)

Daily Times Leader: Contracts may secure area’s high-tech jobs (1/9)

GPS World: Long-flight Orion UAS contracted by U.S. Air Force (1/8)

GovConWire: Boeing Subsidiary to Extend Dev’t Work on Twin-Engine UAS (1/5)

Associated Press: $48M Contract to Fund Further Development on Military Drone (1/5)

Shephard Media: Aurora secures Orion UAS development contract (1/5)

Washington Business Journal: Virginia company wins $48M contract to further development of military surveillance drone (1/5)

Columbus Dispatch: Aurora lands $48M Air Force contract for UAVs (1/5)

WTOP: Manassas company’s record-setting unmanned aircraft gets Air Force funding (1/4)

FlightGlobal: Aurora’s long-range Orion UAS receives USAF funding (1/4)

Aviation Today: US Air Force Keeps Orion Drone Development Going in its 12th Year (1/4)

Executive Biz: Boeing’s Aurora Subsidiary to Continue Orion UAS Development for Air Force (1/4)

Military Embedded Systems: Aurora Flight Sciences to continue development of Orion UAS (1/4)

SUAS News: Orion UAS Contracted by U.S. Air Force (1/4)

Air Force Technology: Aurora wins contract for USAF’s Orion UAS development (1/4)

WCBI Columbus: Columbus firm lands multi-million dollar contract (1/4)

WTVA: Air Force awards $48 million contract to develop unmanned aircraft in Columbus (1/4)

American Security Today: Orion UAS Contracted by U.S. Air Force (1/3)

Baltimore Post-Examiner: Aurora CEO John Langford on Secrets of Success (1/1)

Business Recorder: New airplane design uses less fuel, reduces pollution (12/30)

Scientific American: New Airplane Design Could Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (12/29)

Dronelife: Test Flight: Marines Give Old Copters New Mission as Delivery Drones (12/27)

Rotor & Wing International: 5 Companies Bringing Futuristic Aircraft Concepts to Reality (12/26)

Thomasnet: Autonomous Helicopter Could Transform Battlefield Logistics (12/21)

Aviation Today: 10 Significant Aviation Investments, Mergers, Acquisitions in 2017 (12/19)

Outer Places: Marine Corps Tests Out a Completely Autonomous Helicopter (12/16)

CBS Evening News: Autonomous helicopter could change warfare forever (12/15)

The Freelance Star: Marine Corps demonstrates autonomous aerial cargo system (12/15)

New Atlas: System that brings autonomous capabilities to existing helicopters demoed for Marines (12/15)

International Business Times: A self-flying helicopter? Naval researchers demonstrate fully autonomous delivery system (12/15)

The Verge: This autonomous helicopter can be controlled with just a tablet (12/15)

Rotor & Wing International: Aurora Demos US Marine Unmanned Cargo-Delivery Huey in Final Test (12/15)

Drone Below: Marine Corps Demonstrates AACUS Autonomous Helicopter (12/15)

Defense Update: Marines Try Out Fully Autonomous Helicopters (12/15)

What’s Up Prince William: Manassas-based Aurora Flight Sciences successfully tests autonomous helicopter (12/15)

The Engineer: Autonomous helicopter trials open new re-supply line for US Marines (12/15)

Daily Mail: US Marines test self flying helicopter to drop supplies to soldiers on the battlefield (12/14)

Popular Mechanics: The Marine Corps Is Testing a Fully Autonomous Huey Helicopter (12/14)

Military Spot: New Autonomous Flight Technology Means Rapid Resupply for Marines (12/14)

Executive Gov: Marines demo autonomous tech on UH-1H helicopter (12/14)

Defense World: US Naval Research Demonstrates Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (12/14)

Executive Biz: Boeing’s Aurora Flight Sciences Flies Autonomous UH-1H Helicopter in Cargo Resupply Demo (12/14)

AIN:  Aurora Proves An Autonomous Huey Can Work; U.S. Marines Testing Next (12/14)

Baltimore Post Examiner: Marines, Aurora demonstrate fully autonomous “Huey” (12/14)

Tech Crunch: Aurora Flight Sciences demonstrates a fully autonomous helicopter in action (12/13)

Unmanned Systems Technology: Aurora Demonstrates Unmanned Helicopter for US Marines (12/13) Navy Flies Drone Helicopter to Prep for High-Risk Combat (12/13) Marine Corps Shows Off Drone Helicopter for Cargo Ops (12/13)

USNI: Marines Fly Helos with Tablets in Test of New Unmanned Aerial Resupply Scheme (12/13)

Engadget: Autonomous helicopter completes Marine resupply simulation (12/13)

Marine / Navy Times: Video: Autonomous helo brings supplies, safety to troops (12/13)

NBC 4: WATCH: Marines Test Fly Helicopters Without Pilots (12/12)

Military Embedded Systems: Navy helicopter demonstrates autonomous capabilities with use of tablet (12/13)

AIAA: 2018 AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition to be Held in Kissimmee, Florida, January 8–12 (12/12)

CNBC: Boeing CEO: Over 80% of the world has never taken a flight. We’re leveraging that for growth (12/7)

Av Web: Aurora Makes Any Helicopter Autonomous (12/6)

AIN: People In Aviation: December 2017 (12/4)

Rotor & Wing: Boeing Enters Urban Mobility Revolution With Aurora Acquisition (11/23)

Aviation Week: Winners Announced for Aviation Week’s Annual Laureate Awards (11/21)

Aerospace America: NASA To Get 2nd Opinion On Futuristic Airliner Design (11/16)

Inside Defense: Boeing exec: Aurora deal will help company stay ahead (11/15)

Aviation Today: What to Expect at Avionics for NextGen 2017 (11/14)

Shephard: Boeing concludes acquisition of Aurora (11/10)

Jane’s 360: Boeing completes Aurora acquisition (11/9)

Unmanned Aerial: Aurora Flight Sciences Now Officially a Boeing Company (11/9)

Air Transport World: Boeing acquires autonomous systems developer Aurora Flight Sciences (11/9)

Washington Technology: Boeing closes buy of autonomous tech outfit Aurora (11/8)

AIN: Boeing Completes Acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences (11/8)

American Machinist: Boeing Acquires Autonomous Aircraft Developer (11/8)

Aerotech News: Boeing completes acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences (11/8)

WTOP: Boeing buys Manassas plane designer (11/8)

Gov Con Wire: Boeing Closes Aurora Flight Sciences Buy (11/8)

AIN: NASA Contracts Boost Aurora’s Airliner Research (11/8)

Aviation Week: Aurora Builds Tow-Steered Carbon Wing for NASA (11/7)

SmartCEO: Aurora Flight Sciences Flying High With Robotic Aircraft (11/6)

Shephard: FAA certifies optionally-piloted UH-1H (11/6)

Aviation Week: Aurora Demos Autonomous Helicopter Logistics Operations (11/3)

Vertical Magazine: FAA grants Airworthiness Certificate for Aurora’s optionally-piloted UH-1H (11/2)

Av Web: Advances For New Flight Technologies (11/2)

Fox News: Will the US unleash revolutionary ‘LightingStrike’ drone on future enemies? (11/2)

Aerospace Manufacturing Magazine: NASA taps Aurora for electric airliner design (11/1)

sUAS News: FAA Grants Airworthiness Certificate for Aurora’s Optionally-Piloted UH-1H (11/1)

Rotor & Wing International: FAA Grants Aurora’s Autonomous Huey a Certification (11/1)

Aerospace Manufacturing and Design: NASA taps Aurora for electric airliner design (10/31)

Washington Business Journal: Q&A: Aurora Flight’s John Langford on being the disruptor and the disrupted (10/30) (subscription)

NASA: Research Could Lead to Better, Safer Wings (10/27)

Society of Women Engineers Magazine: Women on the Front Lines of Aerospace

Society of Women Engineers Magazine: Flying Cars and Air Taxis — On the Threshold of Mainstream?

Machine Design: Are Bigger Planes the Future of Commercial Flight? (10/26)

Power Electronics: Boeing to Acquire Aurora Flight Sciences, an Autonomous Flight Technology Pioneer (10/26)

Air & Cosmos International: Aurora explores turboelectric aircraft concept (10/26)

Aerospace Technology: Aurora to evaluate Nasa’s STARC-ABL electric airliner concept (10/26)

Aviation Today: Aurora Wins Another NASA Contract for Subsonic, Fuel-Efficient Airliner (10/25)

Aviation Week: Aurora Auditing NASA’s STARC-ABL Turboelectric Airliner (10/24) (subscription)

FlightGlobal: Aurora Flight Sciences to evaluate NASA electric airliner design (10/24)

Inside Science: Will Passengers Ever Fly on Pilotless Planes? (10/24)

Aviation Week: Appointments – Matthew Hutchison named COO of Aurora Flight Sciences (10/23)

Crain’s Chicago Business: Boeing bets on pilotless planes (10/20)

Mashable: With new investment, Boeing is trying to make drones a part of your life (10/20)

International Business Times: Would you fly in a self-driving plane? Boeing digs deep on autonomous investments (10/20)

Washington Post: Jet-makers are preparing for a world with on-demand, pilotless air taxis (10/19)

Washington Business Journal: Aurora names new COO to replace exec tapped to lead Boeing’s Phantom Works arm (10/18)

GPS World: Examining the first phases of airborne street traffic (10/18)

Manufacturing America: Boeing To Acquire Autonomous Aerospace Tech Developer Aurora Flight Sciences (10/18)

Washington Business Journal: Aurora names new COO to replace exec tapped to lead Boeing’s Phantom Works arm (10/18)

GovConWire: Aurora Flight Sciences Vet Mark Cherry Joins Boeing as Phantom Works VP; Leanne Caret Comments (10/18)

Aviation Week: Aurora Exec To Lead Boeing’s Phantom Works (10/17) (subscription)

Inside Defense: Boeing names Cherry to head Phantom Works (10/17)

Flight Global: Boeing taps Aurora exec to lead Phantom Works (10/17)

Washington Technology: Boeing names Aurora vet Cherry to head Phantom Works arm (10/17)

Unmanned Aerial: Aurora, Being Acquired by Boeing, Names New COO (10/17)

Inside Defense: Marine Corps logisticians eye MUX for Office of Naval Research sensor suite (10/17)

Aviation Week: Aurora CEO: Boeing Will Help Turn Innovations Into Products (10/13)

UAV Expert News: Boeing to Acquire Aurora Flight Sciences (10/13)

Clean Technica: Boeing Acquires Aurora Flight Sciences For Autonomous Flights (10/12)

Aviation Today: NASA Gives Aurora Another Year for D8 X-Plane Development (10/11)

Executive Biz: Aurora Flight Sciences to Continue X-Plane Devt for NASA (10/11)

Seeking Alpha: Boeing To Acquire Aurora Flight Sciences For Autonomous Aircraft (10/11)

CNBC: This 3-D printing company churns out lightweight car parts that are ready for the road (10/10)

WIVB Chicago: Boeing moving forward with plans for pilot-less planes (10/10)

Edgy Labs: Boeing Acquires Autonomous Drone Leader, Aurora (10/10)

Drone Life: Boeing Lays Foundation for Drone Passenger Travel (10/9)

Composites World: Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences (10/9)

Digital Trends: Boeing acquires major drone, aerospace developer with focus on more autonomy (10/8)

Fast Company: Boeing looks to a future of planes without pilots (10/6)

ARS Technica: Boeing just made a big bet on drones and electric planes (10/6)

Fox Business: Boeing Expands Its Drone, Pilotless Aircraft Business — WSJ (10/6) Boeing boosts tech investment in hybrid, autonomous planes (10/6)

Business Green: Boeing buys Aurora Flight Sciences as electric flight race accelerates (10/6)

IHS Jane’s: Boeing to acquire UAV specialist Aurora Flight Sciences (10/6)

UPI: Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences (10/6)

Fox Business: News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day (10/6)

Inside NOVA: Boeing to acquire Manassas-based Aurora Flight Sciences (10/6)

New Atlas: Boeing advances autonomous flight aspirations with Aurora acquisition (10/6)

sUAS News: Boeing to Acquire Aurora Flight Sciences to Advance Autonomous Technology Capabilities (10/5)

Bloomberg: Boeing Bets on Robot Pilots, Self-Flying Taxis With Acquisition (10/5)

Wall Street Journal: Boeing Buying Drone Maker Aurora Flight Sciences (10/5)

Aviation Week: Boeing Extends Autonomy Innovation With Acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences (10/5)

Reuters: Boeing to buy autonomous and electric flight firm Aurora (10/5)

Washington Post: Boeing takes another step into the pilotless plane market (10/5)

Chicago Tribune: Boeing buys company that’s developing flying taxis for Uber (10/5)

Defense News: M&A wave continues: Boeing announces acquisition of Aurora (10/5)

Seattle Times: Boeing buys maker of drones and advanced robotic systems (10/5)

FlightGlobal: Boeing agrees to acquire autonomy pioneer Aurora Flight Sciences (10/5)

Defense One: JUST IN: Boeing to buy drone-maker Aurora Flight Sciences (10/5)

Popular Mechanics: Boeing Buys Autonomous Drone-Maker Aurora Flight Systems (10/5)

Tech Crunch: Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences in bet on autonomous flight (10/5)

Houston Chronicle: Boeing bets on robot pilots, air taxis with takeover (10/5)

The Drive: Boeing Just Bought Drone Company Aurora Flight Sciences (10/5)

The Spokesman Review: Boeing takes another step into the pilotless plane market (10/5)

Futurism: Boeing Just Took a Major Step Toward Autonomous Electric Flights (10/5)

Innovators Magazine: Boeing makes autonomous move (10/5)

Avionics Magazine: Boeing to Acquire Aurora Flight Sciences (10/5)

RTT News: Boeing Plans To Buy Aurora Flight Sciences; Terms Undisclosed (10/5)

NewsMax: Boeing Bets on Robot Pilots, Self-Flying Taxis With Acquisition  (10/5)

Breaking Defense: Industrial Base Too ‘Brittle’ For Big War: Dunford (9/26)

Rome Sentinel: Griffiss remains sky-high over drone testing at airport (9/23)

USC Viterbi: Drastically reducing fuel consumption and emissions of commercial aircraft (9/20)

Jane’s 360: US Air Force awards Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research deals (9/10)

FAI: Preparing for the Drone Invasion (9/1/17)

sUAS News: FAI – Look Up! The Drones Are Coming (9/4/17)

Defense World: USAF Picks AAI Textron Systems, General Atomics for $499M ASAPTR Program (8/30)

Av Web: NASA Considers Five X-Plane Concepts (8/27)

Vertical Mag: The Robot Co-Pilot (8/24)

Rotor and Wing: US Army Wants an Aurora Flight Sciences Collab; Both to Speak at Rotorcraft Summit (8/23)

Executive Biz: Rajneesh Singh: Army, Aurora Flight Sciences Eye Unmanned Aviation Tech R&D Partnership (8/23)

Aviation Today: US Army Wants to Partner with Aurora Flight Sciences for Drones (8/23)

Defense World: US Army Explores Collaboration With Aurora On Unmanned Aviation Tech (8/23) Army looks to partner with private industry on unmanned aviation technology (8/22)

Computer Daily News: Uber Tests The Wind For Future Flying Vehicle Trials Down Under (8/22)

Aviation Week: Upstarts To Rule The Future Urban Air Transport Sector (8/21)

Air Force Technology: Deals this week: Aurora Flight Sciences, Grove US (8/18)

Air Force Technology: USAF awards $499m ASAPTR contract to Aurora Flight Sciences (8/16)

Defense Daily: Aurora To Lead Air Force Aerospace Vehicle Research Program (8/15)

Aviation Today: 10 Avionics Technologies, Concepts Being Researched Right Now (8/14)

Washington Technology: Northrop, Aurora to share in $499M Air Force vehicle research contract (8/14) (Subscription required)

Aviation Today: USAF Taps Aurora to Support Pursuit of Low-Cost Warfighter (8/14)

Govcon Wire: USAF Picks Northrop, Aurora Flight Sciences for $499M Aerospace Vehicle R&D IDIQ (8/14)

SatNews: The Blue Cube … as Aurora Flight Sciences Selects Blue Canyon Technologies to Provide CubeSat for DeMi Mission (8/14)

Financial Review: Uber considering Sydney for flying vehicle trial, as leadership turmoil rages on (8/14)

Financial Express: Future flights: For its revolutionary aircraft design, Boeing takes inspiration from geese (8/12)

Bloomberg: The Death and Life of Helicopter Commuting (8/10)

Suburban Times: Found in Space: Zero Robotics Kids compete (8/8)

The National: Laying down the law for Dubai’s flying taxis (8/6)

Mercury News: Summer program aims to send students’ coding projects to space (7/21)

Air & Spage Magazine: Would You Fly on an Airliner Without a Pilot? (August 2017)

AOPA: AOPA backs unmanned systems standards (7/20)

World Economic Forum: A ‘robot pilot’ has landed a Boeing 737 in a simulator (6/26)

AIN: U.S. Team Pushes Boundaries of VTOL Flight, Electric Propulsion (6/14)

Harvard: Science that soars: Students develop NASA flight instruments to study ozone depletion over Midwest (6/12)

AIN: People In Aviation: June 2017 (6/5)

FlightGlobal: ANALYSIS: Time to plug in your co-pilot? (Subscription) (6/2)

Meridian Star: GTECHS launch only Mississippi team to compete in national rocket competition (5/30)

Blasting News: The future is air taxis, not flying cars (5/28)

Air & Space Magazine: “Siri, Land the Plane” (5/26) The Next Generation of Military Prosthetics Is Breaking New Ground (5/25)

Financial News: Virginia governor flies in autonomous aircraft (5/22)

Aviation Week: The Week In Technology, May 22-26, 2017 (5/22)

Fox Business: Small business, small drone – $100 billion defense market opportunity (5/20)

SUAS News: McAuliffe First Governor to Fly in Autonomous Aircraft (5/19)

Delmarva Now: 1st in flight: Va. governor opens Wallops drone facility (5/18)

Military Embedded Systems: Robotic copilot virtually flies, lands simulated Boeing 737 (5/18)

Aviation Daily: Aurora’s Robotic Copilot Lands Simulated 737 (5/18)

International Business Times: This robot can land a Boeing 737 – but would you trust a machine at 40,000 feet? (5/18)

Sky News: Robot co-pilot successfully lands plane (5/18)

Shephard Media: SOFIC 2017: Aurora touts armed XV-24A (video) (5/17)

Daily Mail: Dawn of the AI pilots: US military’s autonomous robot flies and lands a Boeing 737 in a simulator (5/17)

Digital Trends: What’s the future of air travel? Watch this robot learn to fly and land a 737 (5/17)

Flying Magazine: Video: Aurora’s Robotic Co-pilot Successfully Lands a Simulated Boeing 737 (5/17)

Sputnik: A Robot Just Landed a Simulated Boeing 737, So What Next for Air Travel? (5/17)

Sky News UK: Robot co-pilot successfully flies and lands Boeing 737 in simulator (5/17)

The Register: Robot lands a 737 by hand, on a dare from DARPA (5/17)

New Atlas: DARPA robot lands (simulated) Boeing 737 (5/17)

Popular Mechanics: A Robot Copilot Just Flew—and Landed—a 737 Sim (5/16)

Sea Power Magazine: Robotic Co-Pilot Autonomously Flies and Lands a Simulated Boeing 737 (5/16)

NOAA: Science meets commerce: Aerial data collection helped this small business soar (5/10)

AIN: New technologies are setting stage for change, even automated aircraft (May edition)

Composites Manufacturing: Uber Jumps in the Race to Build a Flying Taxi (5/8)

Inside NOVA: Aurora unveils new aircraft at summit (5/5)

Aerospace & Defense Technology: Aircraft Automation System (April edition)

Aviation Week: Aurora Tests eVTOL Air Taxi for Uber (4/28) (Subscription)

Composites World: Uber, Aurora introduces new eVTOL flying taxi (4/28)

Dallas Morning News: Uber is really serious about flying cars, and Dallas could be first city to test them (4/27)

AOPA: Uber promises flying cars by 2020 (4/27)

Aerospace Manufacturing and Design: Uber enlists Embraer, Aurora Flight Sciences for eVTOL (4/27)

Flying Magazine: With UberAir Partnership, Dallas Aims to Become a Hub for Air Taxis (4/27)

USA Today: Uber targets 2020 for demo of flying car network, unfettered by questions over leadership (4/26)

Washington Post: Uber to launch flying autonomous taxis in Dallas and Dubai within 10 years (or less) (4/26)

Intelligent Aerospace: Uber taps, tests Aurora Flight Sciences eVTOL aircraft for Uber Elevate Network (4/26)

Reuters: Uber Picks Dallas and Dubai for Its Planned 2020 Flying Taxi Launch (4/26)

Daily Mail: Aurora partners with Uber in development of eVTOL flying taxi (4/26)

Tech Insider: Uber just unveiled its ambitious flying taxi plan — but it will have a lot of competition (4/26)

Vertical: Uber to launch electric VTOL aircraft in Dallas and Dubai (4/26)

Business Insider: These are the companies helping Uber build its futuristic flying taxi (4/26)

AIN: Uber and Aircraft OEMs Give More eVTOL Details (4/26)

Drive Spark: Uber Flying Taxis Will Take To The Skies By 2020 (4/26)

T3: Uber takes to the skies with flying cabs announced for 2020 (4/26)

The Engineer: Uber plans on-demand flying taxi service by end of decade (4/26)

Tech Digg: Uber Reveals Plans for Flying Cars in Dallas by 2020 (4/26)

Silicon Republic: Uber plans to begin testing flying taxis in two cities by 2020 (4/26)

SF Gate: Uber claims it will having flying cars in Texas and Dubai by 2020 (4/26)

Dallas Patch: Uber Plans To Test Network Of Flying Cars In Dallas, Dubai By 2020 (4/26)

Gizmodo: What Will Stop Uber From Being Just Another Failure In The Sky? (4/26)

International Business Times: Uber wants to test flying taxis in Dubai and Texas by 2020 (4/26)

Tech Crunch: Uber targets 2020 for on-demand VTOL demo flights in Dallas and Dubai (4/25)

Financial Times: Uber venture prepares for flying taxi tests by 2020 (4/25)

Aviation Week: Uber Plans 2020 VTOL Air Taxi Launch In Dallas And Dubai (4/25)

Popular Mechanics: Will Future Taxis Be Vertical-Takeoff Flying Cars? Uber Says Yes (4/25)

Engadget: Uber wants to test its flying taxis by 2020 (4/25)

Geek Wire: Uber unveils its flying-car team and aims for a 2020 liftoff in Dallas and Dubai (4/25)

Inverse: UberAir Announces Deals With 5 Big Aerospace Companies (4/25)

Sacramento Bee: If Uber has its way, a flying taxi may soon be headed yours (4/25)

Business Insider: Uber wants to test its network of flying taxi planes by 2020 (4/25)

Market Business News: Uber plans on launching a network of flying electric vehicles (4/25)

Wired: Uber Really Seriously Promises Flying Cars by 2020 (4/25)

AIN: Uber Partnering with Aurora on Urban eVTOL Network (4/25)

AUVSI: Aurora Flight Sciences Showcases New eVTOL Aircraft (4/25)

Tech Times: Uber To Demonstrate Network Of Flying Cars In Dallas And Dubai By 2020: Amazing Project Or Crazy Plan? (4/25)

Bloomberg: Uber Plans to Test Flying Cars Within 3 Years (4/25)

UPI: Uber will introduce flying taxi service by 2020, official says (4/25)

Star Telegram: Uber, Bell look to the skies for next step in ride-hailing (4/25)

sUAS News: Aurora Unveils New eVTOL Aircraft at Uber Elevate Summit (4/25)

New Atlas: Here’s what Uber’s air taxis may look like (4/25)

Courier Tribune: Uber’s ‘flying cars’ set to land in Dallas by 2020 (4/25)

Syracuse Courier: $800 million in economic development aid up for grabs in New York (4/25)

Aviation Week: Aurora LightningStrike In ‘MUX’ Mix Versus Bell And Northrop (4/25)

NBC News: Airliners of the Future May Sport Some Very Unusual Designs (4/20)

Stratasys: Aurora Flight Sciences Maximizes the Benefits of 3D Printed Composite Tooling (4/18)

Aviation Week: Aurora LightningStrike VTOL Subscale Demonstrator Flight Test (4/13) (subscription required)

Aviation Week: Can Aurora Orion UAV Extend Trump Border Wall Over Water? (4/13) (subscription required)

Aviation Week: Aurora Pitching Armed UAV For Marines (4/10) (subscription required)

Airforce Technology: DARPA completes Phase I testing of VTOL X-Plane (4/10)

Aero Time Aviation News: Optionally-piloted aircraft employed in gravity survey (4/9)

Defense One: The Five Coolest Drones from America’s Biggest Naval Arms Show (4/6)

Military Embedded Systems: Aurora Flight Sciences’ LightningStrike VTOL aircraft completes flight test program (4/6)

Unmanned Systems Technology: LightningStrike VTOL UAS Demonstrator Completes Subscale Flight Test Program (4/5)

Financial News: Aurora Flight Sciences aircraft completes subscale flight test program (4/5)

UPI: DARPA completes testing hybrid VTOL X-Plane (4/5)

Daily Mail: The radical ‘Lightning Strike’ plane powered by 24 electric fans is set for lift off: Military plane that can take off and land anywhere passes milestone test (4/5)

New Atlas: DARPA’s sub-scale VTOL X-Plane prototype completes flight testing (4/5)

Task & Purpose: Watch DARPA’s Experimental Vertical-Takeoff Aircraft Transform Mid-Flight (4/5)

Tech Xplore: Aurora LightningStrike vertical take-off and landing X-plane prototype runs another test flight (4/5)

IHS Jane’s: Navy League 2017: DARPA X-Plane completes initial demos, eyes full-scale flight in 2018 (4/5)

Satellite Evolution Group: LightningStrike XV-24A demonstrator successfully completes subscale flight test programme (4/5)

Brink News: ‘Ghosts’ in the Cockpit—Pilotless Flight Takes Off (4/5)

Executive Gov: DARPA Test-Flies Aurora Flight Sciences’ VTOL X-Plane Prototype (4/5)

Defense World: DARPA Proceeding To Develop Full-scale Hybrid Electric VTOL X-Plane (4/5)

Design Boom: aurora lightningstrike self flying X-plane completes its first flight (4/5)

Defense News: Electric drones? Aurora team behind VTOL X-Plane focuses on hybrid propulsion (4/4)

Aviation Week: Subscale Flights Show Potential Of DARPA VTOL X-Plane (4/4)

Defense Daily: DARPA, Aurora Finish Flight Tests Of Subscale VTOL X-Plane (4/4)

Rotor & Wing: Aurora, DARPA Subscale XV-24A Completes Flight Test Program (4/4)

True Viral News: Watch DARPA’s 24-Prop Prototype Plane Transform In Flight (4/4)

Engadget: DARPA successfully flew a model of its 24-fan electric plane (4/4)

Popular Mechanics: Watch DARPA’s 24-Prop Prototype Plane Transform In Flight (4/4)

Inverse: DARPA’s Crazy 24-Fan Electric X-Plane Model Completed a Test Flight (4/4)

Unmanned Aerial Online: Aurora Deploys Optionally Piloted Aircraft for NOAA, Touts Benefits of UAS (4/4)

Tech Crunch: Aurora’s massive LightningStrike VTOL UAV just got one step closer to reality (4/4)

Financial News: NOAA, Aurora partner on gravity measurement program (4/3)

Popular Mechanics: What Will The Next Great Airliner Look Like? (4/2)

Aerospace America: Engineering Notebook – LightningStrike aircraft (March 2017)

Machine Design: NASA’s Green Thumb for Green Aviation (3/20)

Electronics 360: Video:Carrier-style Launch and Recovery Drones, Mars Heat Shields, and More (3/10)

Potomac Local: Manassas City businesses shine, take home top awards (3/2)

Prince William Living: Prince William Chamber of Commerce Announces 2017 Business Award Winners (3/2)

USA Today: The next big thing: Drones supplying U.S. troops (2/22)

NOAA: NOAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (2/21)

UAS Magazine: DARPA unveils shipping container-sized UAV deployment system (2/16)

Vertiflite Magazine: Electric VTOL Wheel of Fortune (March/April 2017)

Inside NOVA: Prince William Chamber announces business award nominees (2/10) Launching and Retrieving Drones on the Fly (2/9)

Shephard: SideArm launches, retrieves UAS (2/8)

Mashable: The new technology that can snatch drones right out of the sky (2/8)

Signal Magazine: Blog: DARPA’s SideArm Project Helps Aircraft Stop Short (2/8)

Inverse:  DARPA is Developing a Drone Slingshot to Put on Aircraft Carriers (2/8) Darpa is working on a net that can catch drones in mid-air

Publicist Report: DARPA has worked on plan to snatch drones out of the air (2/8)

Defense Industry Daily: DARPA’s SideArm Flexes its Muscle in Demo (2/8)

Aviation Week: Darpa Funding New Ship-Based UAV Launch System (2/7)

IHS Jane’s: SideArm undergoes successful testing (2/7)

Popular Mechanics: DARPA’s New Robot Arm Catches Drones in Midair (2/7)

The Drive: DARPA’s New Project Sidearm Snatches Drones From the Sky (2/7)

The Verge: Watch DARPA’s plan to snatch drones out of the air (2/7)

Executive Biz: Aurora Flight Sciences Tests UAS Capture System Prototype Under DARPA Program (2/7)

Wired: Watch DARPA’s ”Project SideArm” pluck a drone out of the air (2/7)

Electronics 360: Video: DARPA Creates Drone-Catching Portable Rail (2/7)

Military Embedded Systems: Prototype demonstration catches 400-pound unmanned system (2/7)

IConnect007: SideArm Prototype Catches Full-Size Unmanned Aerial System Flying at Full Speed (2/7)

International Business Times: Darpa develops system to launch and retrieve large drones travelling at speed in midair (2/7)

WXYZ Detroit: VIDEO: DARPA builds system to catch heavy drones from trucks, ships (2/7)

Yibada: ‘SideArm’ System from DARPA can Launch and Recover Aerial Drones Travelling at Speed in Midair (2/7)

UPI: DARPA demonstrates SideArm UAS capture system (2/6)

DARPA: SideArm Prototype Catches Full-Size Unmanned Aerial System Flying at Full Speed (2/6)

New Atlas: DARPA’s SideArm prototype launches and retrieves drones in short order (2/6)

Network World: How to catch a 400lb drone traveling at full speed (2/6)

Next Big Future: SideArm Catches Full-Size Unmanned Aerial System Flying at Full Speed (2/6)

Daily Mail: Who needs a runway! DARPA reveals SideArm ‘fishing net’ that can catch drones in mid air (2/6)

Kit Guru: DARPA has made a carrier-style drone-catcher (2/6)

Engadget: DARPA’s SideArm system snares drones from mid-air (2/6)

Tech Crunch: DARPA shows off its SideArm system catching drones mid-flight (2/6)

Slash Gear: DARPA SideArm prototype snags drones out of the air (2/6)

Popular Science: Watch DARPA’s robot arm catch a drone in mid-air (2/6)

Aviation Week: Aurora’s LightningStrike Designated XV-24A (2/1)

Aviation Week: Aurora To Test Transition For Darpa’s LightningStrike (1/20)

Aviation Week: Aurora Refines Design Of Ultraefficient D8 Airliner (1/18)

Eos: Measuring Earth’s Gravity Field from the Air (1/10)

Daily Mail UK: DARPA’s autonomous flight program steps closer to reality after successful tests with ‘robot pilot’ in planes and a helicopter (12/29)

NASA: NASA Aeronautics in 2016: This is the Story (12/21)

Air & Space Smithsonian: This Huey Flies Itself (12/15)

Clarksville Online: NASA tests new Boundary Layer Ingesting Propulsor Jet Engine Design (12/12)

Design Engineering: NASA tests unique embedded jet engine design (12/13)

Daily Mail UK: The future of flying: NASA tests radical new embedded jet engine that could make ‘double bubble’ eco friendly aircraft a reality (12/7)

Geo TV: Pilotless planes may be landing at airports by 2020 (12/6)

Aviation Week: Technologies that will shape the future (11/24)

Financial Times: UK learns from Pentagon model to drive technological innovation (11/23)

Scout: Classic Old School Huey Helicopters Become Attack Drones (11/22)

Aviation Week: DARPA Sees Cockpit Assistance Building Pilots’ Trust In Autonomy (11/21)

Aviation Week: Podcast: Can A Robot Be Your Co-pilot? (11/18)

Prince William Times: Aurora Flight Sciences dives into shark territory (11/16)

Financial News UK: Aurora develops autonomous flight system on unmanned UH-1H (11/15)

Shephard Media: Centaur OPA tracks great whites (11/14) UH-1H “Huey” Next Test Bed for Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (11/14)

Aviation Week: Aurora Modifies UH-1 To Demo Unmanned Resupply (11/14)

AUVSI: Aurora Looking to Make Huey Helicopter Optionally Piloted (11/14)

Rotor & Wing International: Huey to get Aurora Autonomous Treatment (11/14) U.S. Navy’s TALOS System Can Make Supply Missions Autonomous (11/14)

CNN: US military unveils futuristic helicopter (11/13)

International Business Times: Facing military pilot shortage? Hire DARPA robot co-pilot (11/12)

IHS Jane’s 360: Aurora developing unmanned ‘Huey’ helo (11/11)

New Atlas: Unmanned UH-1H helicopter in the works (11/11)

American Security Today: Aurora to Develop Unmanned UH-1H (See in Action) (11/11)

Executive Biz: Aurora Flight Sciences, Sikorsky Develop Robotic Copilot Systems Under DARPA Program (11/11)

Next Big Future: Robotic Huey Helicopters are on the way (11/11)

Defense One: Unmanned Hueys Are Coming (11/11)

Flight Global: Aurora Flight Sciences to develop unmanned Huey (11/10)

Defense Update: Aurora Tailors an Unmanned Flight Suite for the Huey (11/10)

Aviation Today: Aurora to Develop Unmanned UH-1H (11/10)

Flight Global: Aurora Flight Sciences to develop unmanned Huey (11/10)

DC Newsroom: Video: Unmanned flight system under development for Huey helicopter (11/10)

Financial News UK: Aurora’s Centaur offers aerial support to local white sharks off Nantucket (11/10)

Defense News: DARPA Banks on Robot Copilots to Help Quell Military Pilot Shortage (11/9)

TNV: Government wants robot pilots to fly passenger and cargo planes (11/1)

Route Fifty: Drone Aspirations in Virginia Coal Country Get a Federal Boost (10/31)

Financial News: Aurora to establish drone training in SW Virginia (10/31)

Engineering 360: Robot Flies Cessna Caravan (10/31)

Defense World: DARPA Develops Digital Copilot For Military Aircraft (10/29)

Defense Systems: DARPA tests airplane with human-machine interface (10/27)

National Interest: DARPA Flies Plane with Robot Co-Pilot (10/27)

UAS Magazine: Drones and the economy (10/27)

Wired: Inside Uber’s Plan to Take Over the Skies With Flying Cars (10/27)

The Daily Star UK: Life on Mars: Will we be living in these red-planet igloos by 2037? (10/27)

Inverse: How Uber thinks its aircraft service will work (10/27)

WJHL News Channel 11: Gov. McAuliffe to visit Mountain Empire Comm. College in Big Stone Gap Wednesday (10/25)

Geo TV Network: RoboCap, the pilot of the future? (10/24)

The Manufacturer: Aurora demonstrates autonomous co-pilot technology (10/23)

Slash Gear: Aurora ALIAS program is an automated flight system for aircraft (10/21)

AIN Online: Aurora Demonstrates Automation Aboard Caravan (10/20)

Financial News: Aurora showcases advanced aircraft autonomy system (10/20)

National Defense Magazine: All-Electric, Hybrid Aircraft Engine Research Taking Off (10/20)

Futura-Tech: Alias, le robot qui peut piloter n’importe quel avion (10/20)

Shephard: ALIAS flies Cessna (10/19)

ABC 7: Virginia-based company tests robotic co-piloted planes (10/19)

BBC: Robot arm helps fly aircraft (10/19)

University Herald: DARPA’s First Robot-Manned Flight Has Just Happened (10/19)

Stuff Travel: Robot pilots may someday fly passenger planes (10/19)

Whatech: Unmanned cargo aircraft (uca) systems market growth overview, regional analysis, its key manufacturers like md building products and more in a new 2016 research report (10/19)

Engineering and Technology: Robot first officer flies Cessna Caravan plane in DARPA experiment (10/19)

Airforce Technology: Aurora demonstrates automated flight capabilities of ALIAS (10/19)

The Drive: Watch This DARPA Robot Co-Pilot Take Over a Plane’s Controls (10/19)

The Register: DARPA unveils robot co-pilot (10/19)

Engineer: Autonomous system earns wings on multiple aircraft (10/19)

Consumer Connection: Aurora demonstrates automated flight capabilities of ALIAS (10/19)

Military Embedded Systems: Aurora demos automated flight capabilities for DARPA’s ALIAS program (10/19)

Business Insider: A robot has been tested as a plane pilot (10/19)

KCRA NBC 3: Robot pilots may someday fly passenger, cargo planes (10/19)

The Drive: Watch This DARPA Robot Co-Pilot Take Over a Plane’s Controls (10/19)

Aviation Today: Aurora Shows Off Aircraft Autonomy through DARPA Program (10/18) DARPA Project Gives A Robotic Arm Its Pilot’s License (10/18)

WESA: In this week’s tech headlines (10/18) Will DARPA’s Robotic Arm Be Your Copilot? (10/18)

Associated Press: That pilot in the cockpit may someday be a robot (10/18)

Aviation Week: Watch: Robotic Copilot Demonstrated By Aurora Flight Sciences (10/18)

Jane’s: Aurora showcases new automation system on turboprop, prepares for military demo (10/18)

Flight Global: Aurora Flight Sciences unveils robotic pilot assistant (10/18)

Popular Mechanics: Watch DARPA’s Robot Copilot Fly a Cessna (10/18)

Engadget: Watch DARPA’s autopilot system fly a turboprop plane (10/18)

Robotics & Automation News: Darpa-backed company demonstrates semi-autonomous plane co-piloted by a robot (10/18)

New Atlas: Robotic ALIAS puts Cessna Caravan through basic maneuvers (10/18)

Daily Mail UK: Would you trust AI to fly a plane? (10/18)

PD&D: Watch a Robot Co-Pilot Fly a Cessna (10/18)

Aviation Week: Aurora Demos Robotic Co-pilot Under Darpa’s Alias (10/17)

NASA Aeronautical News: NASA Takes Next Step in Green Aviation X-planes Plans (10/12)

Manassas Patch: Tracking Great White Sharks Aided by Firm in Manassas (10/5)

Dagens industri: Uber satsar på flygtaxi (10/5) (Video/Swedish)

Aviation Week: Aurora’s Orion UAV Returning to Flight After Pause (9/20)

Aviation Week: Aurora Advances MIT’s D8 Airliner Concept With Demo Plans (9/29)

Shephard Media: AUSA 2016: V-247 to provide pivotal vigilance (9/27)

Daily Mail: Uber could offer self-driving drone taxis in cities within the next ten years (9/26)

PC Magazine: Uber Eyes Aircraft That Can Take Off Vertically (9/26)

Tech Times: Uber Wants To Build Small Planes To Beat Traffic In Cities (9/26)

Rotor & Wing International: VTOL Prototypes Poised for Flight (9/23)

Defense News: RPAs Need Improvements to Stay Alive on Future Battlefields, Experts Say (9/22)

Air Force Times: RPAs Need Improvements to Stay Alive on Future Battlefields, Experts Say (9/22)

Inside NOVA: NASA awards $2.9 million contract to Aurora (9/22)

Next Big Future: US Marines want laser armed version of VTOL Xplane (9/22)

Air Force Magazine: Unmanned Systems, Unfulfilled Promise (9/21)

Executive Biz: Aurora Flight Sciences to Continue NASA Mature D8 Experimental Aircraft Concept Development (9/21)

The Fiscal Times: Laser-Armed Drones May Be Just a Decade Away (9/20)

Aviation Week: Aurora’s Orion UAV Returning To Flight After Pause (9/20)

AIN Online: Experts: Unmanned Aircraft Must Operate in Contested Airspace (9/20)

Defense One: Tomorrow’s Laser-Armed Helicopter Drones (9/19)

Seeker: Glider Yacht, Electric Fabric and a Solar Car (9/18)

Sputnik News: NASA Developing Futuristic Hyper-Efficient Passenger Jet (9/17)

International Business Times: Aurora D8: Nasa spending $2.9m to revitalise ‘double bubble’ subsonic twin-hull planes by 2027 (9/16)

Daily Star UK: NASA reveals plane of the future set for 2027 – it’s faster than the speed of sound (9/16)

Daily Mail: The future of flying: ‘Double bubble’ plane could take to the skies in 2027 after getting Nasa funding (9/15)

Express: Faster than the speed of SOUND: Nasa’s radical future plan for plane travel (9/16)

Flyer Talk: ‘Double Bubble’ Aircraft Receives Nasa Funding (9/15)

WTOP: Manassas company designing airplane of the future (9/14) NASA Awards Design Contract For More Efficient Commercial Airliner (9/14)

Financial News: Aurora FS awarded NASA contract for development of D8 X-plane (9/14)

New Atlas: NASA backs X-plane development of twin-hull Aurora D8 airliner (9/14)

Avionics Today: It’s a D8: Aurora Wins $2.9 Million Contract to Continue Super Efficient Aircraft Development (9/14)

Technology Champ: ‘Double bubble’ plane could take to the skies in 2027 after getting Nasa funding (9/14)

Aviation Week: NASA Studies Subsonic X-plane Options, Costs (9/13)

BBC: Would you fly in a pilotless airliner? (9/13)

Meridian Press: Students, public to see live space broadcast at BSU (8/12)

The Exponent Telegram: State middle school teams compete in zero robotics national tournament (8/12)

Aviation Week: Aurora Uses Centaur OPA to Build UAV Hub (8/11)

Intelligent Aerospace: Aurora Looks to Expand Unmanned Flight Operations in Virginia (8/11)

Aviation Week: Aurora Flight Sciences To Expand Unmanned Flights in Virginia (8/8)

Prince William Times: Aurora Looks to Expand Unmanned Flight Operations in Virginia (8/5)

AUVSI: Aurora Flight Sciences Looking to Expand UAS Testing in Virginia (8/3)

Potomac Local: Lovejoy: A strong city needs a strong manufacturing base (8/3)

Kingsport Tennessee Times News: Taking flight: Company chooses Wise airport to expand testing of optionally piloted aircraft (8/3)

Financial News UK: Aurora to expand unmanned flight operations in Virginia (8/3)

Area Development: Aurora Flight Sciences Expands Operations To Wise County, Virginia (8/1)

New York Post: In 15 years, we could be flying in silent planes that emit zero fumes (7/30)

Aviation Week: Technologies That Will Shape the Future (7/29)

Vertiflite: Aurora’s subscale vehicle demonstrator flies (July/August 2016 issue)

The Guardian: Could vertical take-off electric planes replace cars in our cities? (7/20)

Inside Indiana Business: Indiana: Keeping Americans Safe (7/12)

Lexology: The Rise of 3D Printing: Five Employer Considerations for Additive Manufacturing (7/8)

Magic Valley Times-News: Middle schoolers get taste of space engineering (7/8)

Twin Falls Times-News: CSI plans robotics summer program (6/24)

DOHA News: Qatar to step up military security with its own drone technology (6/17)

WJHL: Drones may soon prompt big business in Southwest Virginia (6/16)

Bristol Herald Courier: Unmanned plane considered for test flights in Southwest Virginia (6/16)

FAI: Real-life ‘Daedalus’ unveils plaque to historic human-powered flight (6/11)

Military Embedded Systems: Autonomous flights at the touch of the pilot’s fingertips (6/10)

The National Interest: Why America’s Air Force Needs to Revive the High-Low Mix (6/9)

Griffin Daily News: Griffin native working on drones (6/7)  Subscription required

The Exponent Telegram: Aerospace education center boosts area economy (6/5)

UPI: Aurora tests remote aircraft system for USMC (6/3)

West Virginia Executive Magazine: Winner’s Circle 2016: West Virginia Manufacturing (6/2/)

Business Insider (Malaysia): The military is building a plane that can fly vertically like a helicopter and doesn’t need a pilot (6/1)

Defense Industry Daily: June 1 Defense Industry Daily Recap (6/1)

Aviation Week: U.S. Navy Program Advances Safe Autonomous Rotorcraft Flight (5/31) Subscription required

Shephard: Aurora tests AACUS capabilities (5/30)

DVIDS: Aurora test new capabilities for Marines (5/27)

ComputerWorld: The coolest 3D-printed things at the RAPID conference (5/23)

Flight Global: Aurora expands LightningStrike testing, eyes FVL (5/19)

NASA: SPHERES: How a Class Project Turned into an Experiment Facility in Space (5/18)

Breaking Defense: Army Mulls Hybrid Electric For Next Gen Drones (5/18)

Aviation Week: WPI, Aurora Researching Safer Autonomous UAVs (5/17)

Voice of America: US Military Seeks New Vertical-Takeoff Planes (5/13)

SBIR NASA: Success Story: ISS Universal Battery Charger (UBC) (5/6)

Gainesville Times: Aurora Flight Sciences headed to new heights (5/5)

Reuters: Commentary: The Pentagon again vies to build a better ‘X-plane’ (5/5) Feasibility of Hovering Aircraft Demonstrated with 3D Printing (5/5)

3ders: DARPA TRADES program developing advanced materials with 3D printing and man-machine teaming (3/29)

Defense News: Army Wants To Link All Drones on the Battlefield (4/27)

NOAA: Flying high to measure gravity: humans optional (4/26)

Motherboard: DARPA’s Vertical Takeoff/Landing X-Plane Takes Its First Flight (4/25)

Automotive News: NASA project: Getting cars ready for takeoff (4/24)

Popular Science: Watch DARPA’s VTOL drone perform its first vertical take-off (4/21)

Mirror: Astonishing footage shows first ever flight of radical new plane that takes off VERTICALLY (4/21)

Air & Space Magazine: Lightning Strikes for the First Time (4/20)

Shephard Media: Aurora flies subscale LightningStrike (4/20)

Yahoo! Finance: Scale Model of Experimental LightningStrike Aircraft Completes Successful Takeoff and Landing (4/20)

Aerotech News: Aurora successfully flies subscale X-plane aircraft (4/20)

ECN: DARPA’s ‘Osprey of Tomorrow’ Crushes Its First Test Flight (4/19)

IHS Jane’s: Aurora flies sub-scale X-Plane demonstrator (4/19)

UPI: Aurora flies sub-scale demonstrator of experimental plane (4/19)

Poplular Mechanics: DARPA’s Bonkers 24-Prop Plane Takes Flight (4/19)

3ders: 3D printed prototype of Aurora and DARPA’s VTOL X-Plane takes flight (4/19)

PC Magazine: Mini Version of DARPA X-Plane Completes Test Flight (4/19)

20 Minuten: US-Militär zeigt Hybrid-Drohne mit 24 Propellern (4/19)

Aviation Week: Aurora Flies Subscale Darpa VTOL X-Plane (4/18)

Flight Global: Aurora flies subscaled electric VTOL demonstrator (4/18)

Daily Mail: Watch as prototype of radical US military ‘Lightning Strike’ plane that doesn’t need a runway takes off VERTICALLY using 24 fans (4/18)

Aviation Week: Watch: Aurora Flies Subscale Model Hybrid-Electric VTOL Aircraft (4/19)

Gizmodo: A Prototype of DARPA’s Badass Vertical Take-Off Aircraft Can Already Fly (4/19)

Engadget: DARPA’s wild 24-fan aircraft flies for the first time (4/18)

Gizmag: DARPA VTOL X-plane takes flight in miniature (4/18)

UberGizmo: Aurora Vertical Takeoff Concept Actually Works (4/18)

Defense Daily: Aurora Flies Subscale VTOL X-Plane For DARPA At U.S. Facility (4/18)

Mirror: DARPA reveals footage of experimental ‘LightningStrike’ vertical take-off drone it’s building for US military chiefs (4/19)

The Verge: Watch DARPA’s bizarre 24-motor drone aircraft fly for the first time (4/18)

Airforce Technology: Aurora completes first flight of VTOL X-plane prototype (4/19)

Cnet: DARPA successfully tests 24-rotor VTOL aircraft (4/19)

T3: Watch this pilotless, 24-fan aircraft lift off for the first time (4/19)

Defense World: Aurora Demos Subscale X-Plane Aircraft For DARPA VTOL Program (4/19)

Inverse: Watch a Scale-Model of DARPA’s New X-Plane Take Its First Flight (4/19)

Charleston Gazette Mail: Aerospace industry flying high in Bridgeport (4/1716)

National Defense Magazine: X-Plane May Impact Future Vertical Lift Program (May Edition)

Aviation Week: UAS, Space Big With Venture Capital A&D Investors (Subscription) (4/4)

Columbus Dispatch: Aurora to build test drone for DARPA project (4/4)

Doha News: Qatar to buy QR32.6bn worth of arms as part of military build-up (4/1)

The Peninsula: Dimdex ends with QR32.58bn deals (4/1)

Business Standard: Qatar signs $8.95 billion arms deals (4/1)

Defense News: Qatar signs deals worth $9B at DIMDEX (3/31)

Gulf Digital News: Qatar signs eight MoUs to enhance armed forces (3/31)

Kuwait News Agency: Qatar signs 8 deals on final day of DIMEX 2016 (3/31)

MassLive: WPI researchers working on improving the unmanned element in unmanned drones (3/31)

Gulf Times: New defence deals signed as as Dimdex concludes (3/31)

Duke University: Duke Robotics Gets an Arm and a Leg Up (3/30)

Rome Sentinel: Word of drone activity at Griffiss Airport generates buzz (3/30)

MIT Technology Review: The Race for the Ultra-Efficient Jet Engine of the Future (3/23)

Aviation week: Aurora Awarded 2016 Innovation Laureate For Orion (3/18)

UAS Magazine: Fixed-wing, large UAV manufacturers each get private investment (3/17)

Business Insider: This plane will make airport runways obsolete (3/15)

Stars and Stripes: DARPA drone opens new possibilities for vertical takeoff aircraft (3/14)

The Motley Fool: DARPA’s LightningStrike Hybrid-Electric Plane Could Be a Stroke of Genius (3/13)

The Daily Beast: DARPA’s New ‘LightningStrike’ Plane: Up Like a Chopper, Out Like a Jet (3/13)

Product Design and Development: DARPA’s VTOL X-Plane Features 24 Electric Fans for Vertical Takeoff (3/11)

Houston Chronicle: DARPA releases concept video of new VTOL design (3/10)

Manufacturing Minute: DARPA’s VTOL ‘X-Plane’ (Video)

Live Science: New ‘LightningStrike’ Plane Will Take Off, Hover & Land Vertically (3/9)

Fiscal Times: The Pentagon Unveils the Helicopter-Plane of the Future (3/9)

ECN: DARPA’s Experimental VTOL Plane Looks Like the Osprey of Tomorrow (3/8)

Air & Space Magazine: DARPA Picks Aurora Flight Sciences For New X-Plane (3/8)

Financial Express: Pentagon Awards $89m for New Hybrid-Electric VTOL Prototype (3/8)

Gas2: Electric Airplanes Getting Closer To Reality (3/8/16)

Homeland Preparedness News: DARPA grants Aurora Flight Sciences VTOL plane program (3/8)

Dezeen Magazine: US government gives go ahead to high-speed drone capable of vertical takeoff (3/8)

Defense Systems: DARPA’s high-speed vertical-lift plane goes to Phase 2 (3/7)

Defense Industry Daily: DARPA Selects Aurora Flight Sciences for VTOL Phase 2 (3/7)

Foreign Policy: Situation Report (blurb at end of article) (3/7)

Belfast Telegraph: DARPA unveils LightningStrike VTOL X-Plane, its new unmanned vertical take-off aircraft (3/7)

Blastr: DARPA’s experimental, vertical takeoff X-Plane looks like a cutting-edge UFO (3/7)

Defense Industry Daily: DARPA Selects Aurora Flight Sciences for VTOL Phase 2  (3/7)

National Post: Pentagon hands out $118M contract to build ‘LightningStrike’ plane that can take off and land vertically (3/7)

HNGN: Aurora Flight Sciences’ LightningStrike VTOL Bags DARPA Contract (3/7)

Aerospace Technology: DARPA selects Aurora Flight to build VTOL X-Plane prototype  (3/7)

Aerospace Manufacturing and Design: Aurora Flight Sciences to build DARPA’s VTOL technology demonstrator (3/7)

International Business Times: Meet The X-Plane: The Military’s Planned Helicopter-Plane Hybrid That Is Operated Remotely [VIDEO] (3/6)

AIN Online: Aurora Wins Darpa Contract to Build Novel Drone Demonstrator (3/6)

Gizmag: DARPA’s unmanned X-Plane packs electric fans aplenty for vertical take-off and landing (3/6)

New Day Post: DARPA reveals his last VTOL design, lands and takes off vertically, DARPA VTOL Plane Video (3/6)

Fortune: Pentagon Awards $89 Million for New Hybrid-Electric VTOL Prototype (3/6)

CNN: DARPA picks ‘LightningStrike’ as experimental VTOL plane (3/5)

Tech Times: DARPA VTOL Experimental Plane (X-Plane) LightningStrike Enters Phase 2: Pushing Technology Needle The Farthest (3/5)

Top News AE: Aurora Flight Sciences Awarded $89 Million for New Hybrid-Electric VTOL Prototype by the Pentagon (3/5)


Next Big Future: DARPA improving vertical takeoff and landing demonstrator (3/5)

BGR: DARPA’s crazy plane design could allow for vertical takeoffs (3/5)

Reuters: Aurora Flight Sciences wins $89 million contract for X-plane (3/4)

Mirror: Watch as incredible experimental plane takes off vertically without a runway (3/4)

Gizmodo: DARPA’s New Vertical Take-Off Aircraft Concept Looks Totally Badass (3/4)

Defense News: DARPA’s Vertical Takeoff ‘X-Plane’ Contract Goes to Aurora (3/4)

Washington Post: Meet LightningStrike, DARPA’s planned new vertical takeoff aircraft (3/4)

Jane’s: Aurora Flight Sciences wins DARPA X-Plane downselect (3/4)

C4ISR & Networks: DARPA’s vertical takeoff ‘X-Plane’ contract goes to Aurora (3/4)

Defense One: Check Out the Military’s Experimental Helicopter Plane (3/4)

Foxtrot Alpha: DARPA’s Revolutionary New VTOL X-Plane Design Looks Out Of This World (3/4)

Signal Magazine: Blog: DARPA Awards X-Plane Phase II and III Funds (3/4)

Microcap Magazine: DARPA X-Plane Moves into Phase 2 Design with Aurora Flight Sciences (3/4)

Airforce Technology: DARPA awards VTOL X-Plane Phase II contract to Aurora (3/4)

GovCon Wire: DARPA Awards Aurora Flight Sciences $89M Contract to Continue VTOL X-Plane Development (3/4)

T3: New VTOL plane will have seamless transition from hover to forward flight (3/4)

Defense World: DARPA Commences Unmanned VTOL Plane Project (3/4)

My Broadband: New vertical takeoff and landing plane unveiled (3/4)

Examiner: DARPA eyes faster vertical takeoff airplane (3/4)

Defense Update: DARPA Selects Aurora’s LightningStrike 24-prop Hybrid VTOL X-Plane (3/4)

Inverse: DARPA’s New Airplane Can Take Off Without a Runway (3/4)

The Verge: This wild new concept aircraft is electric, autonomous, and powered by dozens of fans (3/4)

Daily Mail: Where we’re going, we don’t need runways! Darpa’s latest futuristic concept plane takes off VERTICALLY and could be ready by 2018 (3/4)

PC Magazine: DARPA Teases X-Plane Concept That Can Take Off Vertically (3/4)

Technabob: DARPA’s Awesome VTOL X-Plane Moves to Phase 2 (3/4)

AutoBlog: DARPA VTOL X-Plane design is looking crazy, innovative (3/4)

Examiner Gazette: Plane moves into phase 2 design with Aurora Flight Sciences (3/4)

Popular Mechanics: DARPA’s Bonkers VTOL Concept Plane Has So Many Propellers You’ll Lose Count  (3/4/16)

Uproxx: DARPA Is Building A Bizarre Drone That’s Half-Helicopter, Half-Plane  (3/4) 

Network World: DARPA moves ahead with radical vertical takeoff aircraft  (3/4)

Auto Evolution: DARPA Moves Forward with Vertical Take-off and Landing Electric Aircraft  (3/4/)

Nano News: Plane moves into phase 2 design with Aurora Flight Sciences  (3/4)

Slash Gear: DARPA VTOL X-Plane moves into phase 2 design with Aurora Flight Sciences  (3/4)

Tech Insider: This helicopter-plane hybrid aircraft could be a game changer for the US military  (3/4)

Tech Mic: DARPA Creates a Concept Plane That Takes Off Vertically  (3/4)

RT: ‘Lightning Strike’: US military’s new fan-powered war plane revealed (VIDEO) (3/4/16)

Clean Technica: One Weird Hybrid Electric Airplane Gets The Green Light From DARPA  (3/4)

Inside India Business: Rolls-Royce Working on ‘Breakthrough’ Technology  (3/4)

Tech Radar: This DARPA heli-plane concept looks hella ridiculous (3/4)

Military Embedded Systems: Unmanned DARPA VTOL X-Plane contract won by Aurora Flight Sciences (3/4)

Daily News: This helicopter-plane hybrid aircraft could be a game changer for the US military ((3/4)

Flight Global: VIDEO: Aurora’s LightningStrike wins DARPA VTOL X-plane comp (3/4)

Aviation Week: Aurora Wins Darpa VTOL X-Plane Bid With Unique Hybrid (3/4)

Aviation Week: Aurora Wins ‘Challenging’ Darpa High-Speed VTOL Demo (3/4)

Engadget: DARPA unveils its next VTOL aircraft concept (3/3)

Aviation Week: NASA Eyes Large-Scale Aircraft Demo, 2017 Budget Allowing (2/2)

Aviation Week: Aurora Eyes Orion UAV For ISR Services Need (1/21)

MIT News: Space: The here-and-now frontier (1/19)

UAS Magazine: NY UAS test site receives new round of funding (12/31)

Business2Community: Incredible Innovations: The Best 3D Printed Things Made in 2015 (12/30)

Defense Industry Daily: Aurora Flight AACUS Program Soars with $11M Contract (11/19)

Live Science: Jet-Propelled 3D-Printed Drone Claims Speed Record (11/19)

Defense Systems: ONR adds $11M to tablet-controlled autonomous helicopter program (11/16)

Executive Biz: Aurora Flight Sciences Lands Contract Modification for Navy Unmanned Aerial Cargo Platform (11/16)

Intelligent Aerospace: Navy Contract to Benefit Development of Autonomous Aircraft (11/16)

Sputnik: World’s First 3D-Printed Superlight Jet-Powered UAV Revealed (Nov. 2015)

UberGizmo: 3D-Printed Drone Breaks 150MPH Barrier  (11/13)

Malaysian Digest: Watch The World’s First 3D-Printed, Jet-Powered Drone Hit The Skies At 150 MPH  (11/13)

PDDNet: Photos of the Day: World’s First Jet-Powered, 3D Printed UAV Tops 150 MPH  (11/13)

UPI: 3D printed UAV makes debut (11/12)

Tech Insider: The world’s first 3D-printed drone reaches 150 miles per hour (11/12)

BGR: Watch the world’s first 3D-printed, jet-powered drone hit the skies at 150 MPH (11/12)

Inside 3DP: Video: 1st Ever 3D-Printed Drone Soars in 150 MPH ((11/12)

The Engineer: Aurora and Stratasys develop world’s first jet-powered 3D printed aircraft (11/12)

Press Trust of India: World’s largest aircraft created using 3D printing makes debut at Dubai Airshow (11/12)

Rapid Ready: 3D Printing Shortens Flight Plan for UAV (11/12)

TV Newsroom: Stratasys helps launch 3-D printed plane (11/12)

Design Engineering: World’s fastest 3D printed drone lifts off at Dubai Airshow (11/11)

Design Boom: Aurora Flight Sciences + Stratasys manufacture 3D printed jet-powered drone (11/11)

BBC News: Dubai Airshow: Planemakers are looking at flying in 3D (11/11)

Financial Times: 3D-printed drone on show in Dubai (11/11)

Slash Gear: Stratasys, Aurora Flight Sciences 3D print UAV in record time (11/11)

Shephard Media: Dubai 2015: 3D printed UAV turns heads (11/11)

The Blaze: World’s ‘Largest, Fastest and Most Complex’ 3-D-Printed Drone Tops 150 MPH Thanks to Lightweight Build and Jet Engine (11/11)

Plastics Today: 3D-printed drone takes flight, sets speed record  (11/11)

Engineering & Technology Magazine: First jet-powered 3D printed drone unveiled (11/11)

ECN (Electric Component News): Watch The World’s Fastest 3D Printed Drone Take Flight (11/11)

Geeky Gadgets: Worlds First Jet-Powered 3D Printed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Reaches 150 Mph (11/11)

Gizmag: World’s first jet-powered, 3D-printed UAV debuts at Dubai Airshow (11/10)

Tech Times: 3D-Printed Jet-Powered Drone Takes To The Skies At A Whopping 150 MPH (11/10)

Popular Science: Watch a 3D printed drone take flight (11/10)

Material Handling & Logistics: 3-D Printing Cuts Design and Build Time in Half for New Drone (11/10)

Flightglobal: Stratasys UAV offers glimpse into printed future (11/10)

Executive Biz: Stratasys, Aurora Flight Sciences Produce 3-D Printed Lightweight UAV (11/10)

Aviation Week: 3-D Printed Plane Called ‘Revolutionary’ (11/9)

AIN Online: Stratasys Prints, Builds, Flies A UAV (11/9)

CNBC: ‘World’s fastest’ 3-D printed drone takes flight ((11/9)

Bloomberg: World’s Largest, Fastest 3D-Printed Aircraft Ever (video) (11/9)

3D Print: World’s First Jet-Powered, 3D Printed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Produced by Stratasys and Aurora Flight Sciences (11/9)

Canadian Manufacturing: World’s first jet-powered 3D printed drone premieres at Dubai Airshow (11/9) World’s first jet-powered 3D printed UAV debuts at Dubai Airshow: reaching speeds of 150mph (11/9)

Khaleej Times: 3D-printed drone debuts at Dubai Airshow (11/9)

Eden Prairie News: Statasys helps make 3D printed aircraft (11/9)

Value Walk: Fastest 3D-Printed Drone In The World Takes To The Skies (11/9)

Hacked: Video: World’s first 3D printed jet-powered UAV takes flight (11/9)

Eureka: The world’s first jet-powered, 3D printed UAV delivered in record time (11/9)

Arabian Gazette: World’s fastest 3D-printed Drone unveiled at Dubai Airshow 2015 (11/9)

Aviation Week: 3-D Printed Plane Called ‘Revolutionary’ (11/9)

The National: Dubai Airshow: Stratasys unveils 3D-printed unmanned aerial vehicle (11/8)

AIN Online: U.S. Pavilion Is Launch Pad For America’s Middle East Ambitions (11/4)

Syracuse Media Group: Central New York makes its case for $500 million in state economic aid (10/5)

Air & Space Magazine: The Next X-Plane (9/24)

Cafe Foundation: EAS IX: Aurora Flight Science Set Records without Pilots (9/6)

Defense Systems: DARPA awards second deal for Phase II of ALIAS (8/27)

Network World: The ultimate auto-pilot software gets $15M boost (8/27) Central New York bid for $500 million in state aid to focus on ‘drivers of growth’ (8/25)

UAS Magazine: Panoptes takes UAS collision avoidance to the next level  (8/20)

Defense Systems: Project to add autonomy to existing aircraft takes next step  (8/19)

Richmond Times Dispatch: McAuliffe names members to unmanned systems panel  (8/15)

ECN Magazine: Zero Robotics program holds final competition aboard ISS (8/12)

Fox News: Increase in consumer drones sparks concerns in US skies (8/11)

Washington Business Journal: How a government agency is seeding a generation of startups (8/9)

Flightglobal: US Marines take next step toward cargo UAS acquisition (8/4)

Flightglobal: VIDEO: Sense and avoid system offered for recreational UAVs (7/31)

Intelligent Aerospace: Panoptes enters consumer drone market with eBumper4, obstacle avoidance technology (7/29)

New York Times: A Machine in the Co-Pilot’s Seat (7/20)

Utica Observer-Dispatch: Unmanned aircraft test at Griffiss ‘went really well’ (7/6)

CNN: Remote-controlled passenger flights 5 years away, CEO says (6/27) Aurora Flight Sciences’ Centaur completes unmanned flights in US (6/24)

GovCon Wire: DARPA Selects Lockheed, Sikorsky, Aurora Flight Sciences for Multi-Aircraft Autopilot R&D Project (3/11)

Aviation Week: Aurora Claims Endurance Record For Orion UAS (1/22)

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