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May 02, 2013

First Flight Of 'Robo Raven' Called 'Major Breakthrough' For Micro Air Vehicles

Robotic Bird's Independently Controllable Wings Makes More Realistic Flight Maneuvers Possible

University of Maryland Professors S. K. Gupta and Hugh Bruck and their students have developed and demonstrated a new robotic bird, "Robo Raven," whose wings flap completely independently of each other, and also can be programmed to perform any desired motion, enabling the bird to perform aerobatic maneuvers. This is the first time a robotic bird with these capabilities has been built and successfully flown.

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Metro Aviation Pilot Recognized For Safety

Commended For Quick Action Following A Bird Strike

At an annual training for 34 lead pilots conducted at the Metro Aviation's new training facility at its Shreveport, Louisiana headquarters last week, the company recognized Joseph "Woody" Woodard, Lead Pilot for the First Flight program in Melbourne, Florida.

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AD: Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH Helicopters

AD NUMBER: 2013-03-18

PRODUCT: Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH (Eurocopter) Model MBB-BK 117 C-2 helicopters.

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AW169 Helicopter Final Assembly Line To Be Established In Philadelphia

First Aircraft Off The Line Slated For Delivery In 2015

A final assembly line for the new generation AW169 helicopter will be established at AgustaWestland's Philadelphia facility located at Northeast Philadelphia Airport. The first Philadelphia-built AW169 helicopter will be inducted into the final assembly in May 2014 and will be delivered to the first customer in early-2015. The new production line will ramp up to produce around 20 aircraft per year by 2017.

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