Archive: IIOT Aerospace

Lockheed Martin Readies ARES UAS For Flight Demo At Yuma Proving Ground

Lockheed Martin [LMT] is readying the Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System (ARES) for a flight demonstration this fall, possibly as early as Oct. 16. The company’s Skunk Works is teamed with Piasecki Aircraft Corp. and Sierra Nevada Corp. on a design that includes twin tilting wing-mounted ducted fans providing vertical lift and then transitioning to deliver […]

The Bell V-247 autonomous tiltrotor was unveiled at Modern Day Marine, Sept. 25, 2018. (Photo by Dan Parsons)

Bell Unveils V-247 Autonomous Tiltrotor and It’s the Size of a Huey

Bell [TXT] unveiled the full-size mockup of its V-247 autonomous tiltrotor Sept. 25, and it is much larger than a scale-model suggests. Just outside the company’s booth at the Modern Day Marine in Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, passersby kept up an audible chorus of surprise as each caught a first glimpse of the unmanned aircraft […]