It will join seven UH-72A rotorcraft previously in the Army inventory that have already been modified to the training configuration and fielded to Fort Rucker.
The stage is now set for Airbus Group to work with this sensor system’s developer, Optical Air Data Systems (OADS), for certification – with the ultimate goal being commercialization aboard rotary-wing aircraft.
The company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Emerging Fuels Technology, Inc. (EFT) to promote EFT in the commercialization of technologies to produce sustainable fuels for aviation.
The fully-electric, CO2-free E-Fan was named Popular Science magazine’s 2014 Best of What’s New in the aerospace category.
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Airbus Defense and Space, Inc. offers a broad array of advanced solutions to meet U.S. military and commercial requirements.
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