Thursday, April 23, 2015

Video: X-47B conducts first Autonomous Aerial Refueling

The X-47B successfully conducted the first ever Autonomous Aerial Refueling of an unmanned aircraft Wednesday, completing the final test objective under the Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System demonstration program.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Ohio State University orders five Cessna 172 planes

Cessna Aircraft Company announced Tuesday at the Sun ’n Fun International Fly-In and Expo that it has signed a long-term agreement with The Ohio State University’s Flight Education program. Initially, the agreement includes an order for five Cessna Skyhawk 172 training aircraft. First deliveries begin in May, with the agreement running through 2022.

The new Skyhawks will augment Ohio State’s current training fleet that includes Cessna 152s, 172s and 310s, among others.