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Aurora Flight Sciences

9950 Wakeman Dr
Manassas, VA 20110
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Aurora Flight Sciences
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DARPA X-plane project progresses to next phase - News

December 16, 2022

MANASSAS, Va. Aurora Flight Sciences (a subsidiary company of Boeing) has been awarded phases 2 and 3 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Control of Revolutionary Aircraft with Novel Effectors (CRANE) program, which aims to design, build, and test a novel X-plane that incorporates active flow control (AFC) as a primary design consideration. 


AI algorithms in development with Aurora for DARPA ShELL effort - News

November 17, 2021

BAY AREA, Calif. Under a new Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract for the Shared-Experience Lifelong Learning (ShELL) Artificial Intelligence Exploration (AIE) effort, Aurora aims to develop AI algorithms to achieve life-long learning for agents that learn new tasks in changing environments while accounting for limitations in communications and hardware configuration.


DARPA's CRANE program to be advanced with software development - News

August 31, 2021

MANASSAS, Va. Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, was selected to continue to Phase 1 of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s (DARPA) Control of Revolutionary Aircraft with Novel Effectors (CRANE) program.


Boeing NeXT VTOL craft completes first flight - News

February 04, 2019
MANASSAS, Va. Boeing reports that it has successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype, known as Boeing NeXt.

Aurora Flight Sciences to continue development of Orion UAS - News

January 04, 2018
MANASSAS, Va. Aurora Flight Sciences will continue the development of the Orion Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) under a new U.S. Air Force contract valued at $48 million.

Aurora Flight Sciences acquired by Boeing - News

November 08, 2017
CHICAGO. Officials at Boeing completed the acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences, developer and manufacturer of aerospace platforms and autonomous systems.

Aurora selected for Air Force aerospace research program - News

August 14, 2017
MANASSAS, Va. U.S Air Force officials selected Aurora Flight Sciences for a $499 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for the Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research (ASAPTR) program. Under contract, engineers will conduct research for affordable, revolutionary capabilities for the warfighter.