The Pentagon is developing unmanned aircraft for supply runs that can be controlled from a mobile phone or tablet -- think of it as Amazon drones in olive drab.
The Pentagon is looking ahead several decades toward future fleets of rotorcraft -- and working now to lay the plans for getting there.
The B variant has already helped the Navy capture drug smugglers and carry out recon missions in Afghanistan and Somalia. The new MQ-8C is bigger and will pack a bigger payload.
A deal will pay giant military contractor Raytheon about $28 million to install the operating system on its vertical take off and landing (VTOL) drones.
The Army is getting ready to ship a trio of A160 Hummingbirds to Afghanistan for a trial run with the Argus sensor system.
What some helicopters do with two or more blades this one does with just one--and it's inspired by nature's spiraling maple seed.
AirVenture is the largest annual air show in the U.S., with planes of all shapes and sizes.
When it's airworthy, the JHL-40 will float like a balloon, tote like a helicopter, and look like something out of 1930s sci-fi.
The trade show is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.
The FAA says nose of Santa's favorite sleigh-guider has been outfitted with new satellite-based avionics that will let St. Nick more safely deliver toys to tots.