Orion UAS breaks flight endurance record on 80 hour mission

Aurora Flight Sciences announced that it has filed for an official world endurance record following an 80 hour flight by its Orion unmanned aircraft system (UAS). However, Despite the impressive performance of the system, the US Air Force is not interested in buying more systems

LEMV Hybrid Airship Conducts First Flight over New Jersey

The Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence (LEMV) Hybrid Airship built by Hybrid Air vehicles and Northrop Grumman went on its first flight yesterday from the military base at Lakehurst, New Jersey on a 90 minute flight.

Giant Airship is Afloat: Blue Devil 2

The 370-foot-long, 1.4 million-cubic-foot blimp called 'Blue devil 2' is taking shape at a hangar in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. As the giant airship is being filled with helium, thus lighter than air, it becomes afloat inside the hangar.