Military Embedded Systems

Company Directory

Aurora Flight Sciences

9950 Wakeman Dr
Manassas, VA 20110
[email protected]
Aurora Flight Sciences
Articles related to Aurora Flight Sciences

Robotic copilot virtually flies, lands simulated Boeing 737 - News

May 18, 2017
MANASSAS, Va. Aurora Flight Sciences recently demonstrated its work as part of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)?s Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program, when the Aurora ALIAS technology used the aircraft's existing 737 auto-landing system to autonomously land the aircraft safely by way of a flight simulator.

Aurora Flight Sciences' LightningStrike VTOL aircraft completes flight test program - News

April 06, 2017
MANASSAS, Va. Engineers at Aurora Flight Sciences completed its planned flight test program of the company's XV-24A LightningStrike Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) X-Plane subscale vehicle demonstrator (SVD) aircraft. The project, which is funded through Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), demonstrated technical features of the XV-24A including outbound and inbound transition flight.

Prototype demonstration catches 400-pound unmanned system - News

February 07, 2017
ARLINGTON, Va. Aurora Flight Sciences engineers performed a full-scale technology demonstration system that repeatedly captured a 400-pound Lockheed Martin Fury unmanned aerial systems (UAS) that accelerated to representative flight speeds via an external catapult. The test was conducted in December 2016 for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) SideArm research effort, which seeks to create a self-contained, portable apparatus able to horizontally launch and retrieve UASs of up to 900 pounds.

Aurora demos automated flight capabilities for DARPA's ALIAS program - News

October 19, 2016
MANASSAS, Va. Engineers at Aurora Flight Sciences demonstrated automated flight capabilities under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency?s (DARPA) Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program. During the demonstration, engineers flew a Cessna Caravan through basic maneuvers under the supervision of a pilot.