Aurora Aviation

DARPA Selects Aurora to Build VTOL X-Plane Technology Demonstrator

DARPA Selects Aurora to Build VTOL X-Plane Technology Demonstrator

6-Mar-2016Source: Aurora

Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded the company the prime contract for Phase 2 of the Agency’s Vertical Takeoff and Landing Experimental Plane (VTOL X-Plane) program. VTOL X-Plane seeks to develop a technology demonstrator that could: Achieve a top sustained flight speed of 300 kt-400 kt... Read more

Aurora Awarded Funding to Continue Development of DARPA VTOL X-Plane Program

Aurora Awarded Funding to Continue Development of DARPA VTOL X-Plane Program

2-Oct-2014Source: Aurora Flight Sciences

Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded the company Phase 1B funding to continue participation in the DARPA Vertical Take Off and Landing Experiment Plane (VTOL X-Plane) program. The award is intended to carry Aurora’s participation in the project through a Preliminary Design Review (PDR) milestone in... Read more

08-Aug-12 N737TV MD Helicopters MD600N Delta Junction, US-Alaska (1F)

08-Aug-12 N737TV MD Helicopters MD600N Delta Junction, US-Alaska (1F)

8-Aug-2012

En route to pick up miners at the remote site when the helicopter crashed into the side of a hill and rolled a considerable distance, killing the pilot -  later named as James Hopper, 63... Read more

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