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9950 Wakeman Dr
Manassas, VA 20110
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eVTOL aircraft research to be spearheaded by Aurora, Zurich University team - News

March 26, 2024

ZURICH, Switzerland. A joint initiative between Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) School of Engineering and Aurora Swiss Aerospace is advancing research in electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, Aurora announced in a statement.


MOSA an "integral component" of LE-MR UAS test with U.S. Army - News

March 11, 2024

U.S. ARMY DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah. The U.S. Army reports successful conclusion of initial system flight tests of a medium-range launched effects prototype to verify the functionality of the system components. Launched effects are small uncrewed aerial systems (UASs) that shoot out of something else mid-flight.


X-65 tech demonstrator moves forward for DARPA - News

January 04, 2024

ARLINGTON, Virginia. DARPA has progressed to the third phase of its Control of Revolutionary Aircraft with Novel Effectors (CRANE) program, and Aurora Flight Sciences will now build a full-scale X-plane, the X-65, which will employ active flow control (AFC) actuators as its primary flight control method, the agency reports.


High-speed VTOL project for DARPA signs four firms - News

December 28, 2023

ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) chose four companies to develop a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) craft that operates at highers speeds than the current V-22 Osprey tiltrotor military aircraft.


DARPA high-speed X-plane to be designed by Aurora Flight Sciences - News

November 16, 2023

MANASSAS, Virginia. Aurora Flight Sciences, a subsidiary of Boeing, has commenced phase 1 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) SPeed and Runway INdependent Technologies (SPRINT) X-Plane Demonstration Project, the company announced in a statement.


ML-based control architecture for uncrewed surface vessels in development for DARPA - News

July 11, 2023

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts. Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences is working on the development and testing of machine learning-based introspection technologies to help uncrewed surface vessels (USV) better operate in a maritime environment, the company announced in a statement.


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.