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AACUS Makes First Operational Cargo Delivery to US Marines Aurora’s AACUS Program Honored with Howard Hughes Award

Twentynine Palms, California, May 17, 2018 – Aurora’s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) achieved a major milestone last week when it successfully delivered cargo to US Marines in the Integrated Training Exercise at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat … Continue reading

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Aurora Demonstrates Fully Autonomous Helicopter

Autonomous UH-1H successfully demonstrates flight and operational capabilities at Marine Corps Base Quantico MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, VA, December 13, 2017 – Aurora Flight Sciences conducted a successful demonstration of the company’s autonomous helicopter system developed under the Office of … Continue reading

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Marines to Test Technology that Allows Fully Autonomous Flight for Helicopters

  Manassas, VA —The Office of Naval Research (ONR) will conduct a final demonstration of Aurora’s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at Marine Corps Base Quantico’s Urban Training Center, as the program moves to the … Continue reading

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FAA Grants Airworthiness Certificate for Aurora’s Optionally-Piloted UH-1H

Manassas, VA, November 1, 2017 – Aurora Flight Sciences announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted a Special Airworthiness Certificate to Aurora’s newest optionally-piloted aircraft, a UH-1H helicopter. The latest development in the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) … Continue reading

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What Senator Feinstein Will Propose In January 2013.

If this doesn’t motivate you nothing will. Senator Diane Feinstein, (D) California, a long time proponent of gun control has plans to rid the nation of “evil” assault weapons. The fact that enacting these measures will do nothing to deter … Continue reading

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The Great American Gun Neurosis!

By: Sal Palma I grew up in a time when an individual, 18 or older, could walk into a Montgomery Ward store and purchase a .22 caliber squirrel gun, shotgun, a Marlin 30-30 or a .270 Remington 700 deer gun … Continue reading

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James Holmes Schizophrenic or Shrewd?

This is the only article you will ever read on this Blog about the miscreant James Holmes, but the entire Aurora incident just sticks in my craw, for a number of reasons; principally, this cat will become the poster boy … Continue reading

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