The UK Royal Air force awaits the delivery of a “the turboprop-powered, multi-mission” Predator B that has been scheduled to be delivered in the year 2018. The aircraft was completed and made to be able to meet the standards that the NATO requires on November 17. The manufacture of the aircraft is an American “defense contractor” known as General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA ASI) head quartered out of San Diego, CA.


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The possibilities are endless in effort of moving the aviation industry to the future, there is a thousand avenues that can be utilized to move the aerospace industry in a direction towards the future. As technology develops and the demand for new and innovative technology becomes stronger; organizations such as the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) is moving this effort and building new momentum where about 70 member organizations and industries are making new possibilities a reality.


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Airbus Helicopters are the helicopter manufacturing division of Airbus group. It is one of the largest in terms of revenues and helicopter deliveries. They recently have announced their new modification by securing the Europeans Aviation Safety agency verification. Airbus helicopters has come up with a new Helionix equipped H135 light twin. This verification is for the new Helionix equipped H135 light twin. This modification has a lot of benefits. It includes a four-axis autopilot, where is it can be found in the airframes H145 medium twin. The head of the H135 programme Axel Humpert mentions that


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Some people claim that the more technologically advanced we get the more our lives get more comfortable, safe and reliable. Man first created airplanes without any computers or tools to help the person who is operating the airplane to fly or navigate the airplane. The most reliable instrument that was used was probably the compass. Without a compass the pilot cannot determine exactly his or her direction. Moving forward few decades; when you walk into an airplane cockpit now you will be lost in the amount of technological advances that we have arrived at today. We are able to take over the sky with our non-stop flights that are happening 24 hours a day 7 days a week.


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Every airport main goals are to consolidate the defense and space sites to be able to improve the operating efficiency. For example in Los Angeles County is going to be more efficient and better for customers and is planning to increase employer airports main goals are to consolidate the defense and space sites to be able to improve the operating efficiency. For example in Los Angeles County is going to be more efficient and better for customers and is planning to increase employment for people. also, places like Elsegundo, long Beach, Seal Beach, St Luis, Hunts`ville are all gaining job and are all excited to announce that they are going to be hiring more people because it will help their reputation and will help people realize that they are a good airline.


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The United Kingdom government in hope of expanding the economy and ending the capacity shortage at one of the world’s busiest runways are deciding to expand the International Heathrow Airport with an extra runway. This will allow planes to come in and go faster than the rate they are at now. London Heathrow airport is considered one of the busiest airports in the world and deserves to have a large enough capacity. This investment is a promise to the United Kingdom that there will be a plan for the future in terms of economy and international tourism and trades.


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NASA has begun testing their latest (UAS) unmanned aircraft system also known as drones. The UAS has been undergoing various test to be able be conducted far beyond the naked eye and adopted into the National Airspace system (NAS). The test became a part of research for NASA’s UAS traffic management and conducted by NASAs Safe Autonomous System Operation manager Parimal Kopardekar. The sole cause of the test formally known as the “out of sight “tests where to figure out and fix problems the drone might have once it is being conducted out of range of sight all while not endangering other aircrafts.


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Airbus Helicopters is working with the Mexican Navy. The Mexican Navy just received the first of ten AS565 MBe Panther helicopters. They are the first customer to receive this in history. They have been waiting and wanting it for a long time. They are going to have a lot of uses to this that will help the Mexican Navy. They are the first in the world to receive this new version. Many countries wanted it but Mexico paid for it in advance. They are still going to receive 3 unites before the end of the year and then they are going to receive the remaining six by 2018. Mexico Navy gave a lot of plans for these Helicopters. They really are going to take advantage of them and use them for good causes and reasoning. They’re going to take full advantage and use them to an extent. They will perform a range of missions including “search and rescue(SAR), disaster relief transportation and evacuation, drug enforcement and coastal protection”.


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Lockheed Martin, a leader in aerospace technology systems has just been awarded funds for a contract to design two new satellites for the United States Air Force. These will be the 9th and 10th Global Positioning System III satellites in the GPS III constellation. The $395 million endowment will fund the entire production of the two space vehicles, as well as the manufacturing of long-lead parts.


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NASA has brought a lot of technological advances with regard to aerospace and aviation, and they continue to strive to develop faster X-planes, futuristic aircraft concept including Boeing BWB. Some of these concepts are being tested on constantly and they have already started testing some of the new coming concepts. For example, NASA has been testing a scale model of the Boeing BWB in their Foot Subsonc Tunnel at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton Virginia. The principal of NASA’s Langley research Center is happy to announce the return of these type models back in their wind tunnel for testing. He mentions how these opportunities gives them the chance to work on more concepts for the future and come up with better ideas. X-planes are planes where the wings are merged with the body unlike the regular planes with a tube and the wings are sticking out from the sides. Also X-planes lack the regular tail that a conventional plane would have.


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