Four companies now will compete to build a replacement for the U.S. Army’s RQ-7 Shadow drone after the service added another two challengers to the $100 million program. The Army announced July 24 that Arcturus UAV of Rohnert Park, Calif., and Ashburn, Va.-based L3Harris Technologies [LHX] would ...

Test pilot Bill Fell was zooming southward, approaching Sikorsky’s [LMT] runway outside West Palm Beach, Florida, at about 190 knots when he decided that was as fast as the S-97 Raider should fly for spectators below. The aircraft was vibrating in a way that felt different, owing to a new piece ...

Erickson recently completed the first flight of its Airbus H225 Super Puma, which will provide the operator’s customers with new advanced avionics, increased payload and increase range for various missions. “This aircraft is an investment in our business and a commitment to our customers to ...