Autonomous Unmanned Helo A Step Closer To Field Deployment
The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and
Engineering Center (AMRDEC) has awarded a $2.9 million contract to
Kaman Aerospace Corporation (Kaman). The contract will be used
to develop enhanced mission capabilities for the unmanned K-MAX
America's Youth Prove They Can Deal With Aerospace Challenges
Under bright blue skies, teams of middle and high-school students from across the country proved to one and all that they, indeed, have the right stuff. With spectacular weather and some of the finest professional and amateur rocket researchers and hobbyists in the world to overlook the proceedings, the 2010 TARC has been judged an unqualified success and we quite agree. A team from Penn Manor High School in Millersville, PA, took first place at the Eighth Annual TARC, Saturday, earning the title of national champion.
An X-51A Waverider flight-test vehicle successfully made the
longest supersonic combustion ramjet-powered hypersonic flight May
26 off the southern California Pacific coast. The more than 200
second burn by the X-51's air breathing scramjet engine accelerated
the vehicle to Mach 5.