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Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation (U.S.A.)
Contact details
Address 9950 Wakeman Drive, Manassas, VA 20110, U.S.A.
Telephone +1 703 369 3633
Facsimile +1 703 369 4514
Web www.aurora.aero
Association memberships AIA Aerospace Industries Association
Preferred supplier
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (Platinum Supplier 2008) , Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (UTC Gold Supplier 2011) , Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company ( Supplier of the Year Industrialization award 2015) , Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (Supplier Gold Award 2016) , Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (Supplier Gold award 2016)
Aircraft currently in production/development
Aurora Flight Sciences Excalibur Tactical UAV with turbine- electric hybrid propulsion system.
Aurora Flight Sciences GoldenEye 50/80/100 VTOL ducted fan unmanned aerial vehicle.
Aurora Flight Sciences Orion HALL High altitude, long loiter liquid hydrogen fuelled unmanned aerial vehicle.
Client aircraft programs
Bell 525 Relentless   Analysis Fairings: Composite fairings for main engine cowling section
Bell Eagle Eye TR916   Analysis Helicopter Assemblies: Airframe
Diamond DA42 Twin Star   Analysis Flight Management Systems: Avionics & flight control system for DA42M-OPV (optionally piloted vehicle)
Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk   Analysis Empennages: All composite components, except wing & radome, including two-spar cantilevered V-tail
Sikorsky CH-53   Analysis Helicopter Assemblies: Main rotor pylon; Nacelles:
Sikorsky S-97 Raider   Analysis Helicopter Assemblies: Airframes
Airframe Assemblies, Composites, Engine Components, Flight and Data Management, Rotors & Propellers, Structural Components
Manufactured product categories
Aircraft Structural Components, Composite Structures, Empennages, Fairings, Flight Management Systems, Helicopter Assemblies, Helicopter Rotors, Nacelles
Company press releases
Aurora to develop unmanned UH-1H  November 10, 2016
Aurora D8 takes next step towards X-Plane  September 13, 2016
Aurora successfully flies subscale X-Plane aircraft  April 18, 2016
Aurora receives prestigious Sikorsky Supplier Gold Award  April 12, 2016
DARPA selects Aurora to build VTOL X-Plane technology demonstrator  March 3, 2016
S-97 Raider rolls out  October 3, 2014
Aurora awarded funding to continue development of DARPA VTOL X-Plane program  September 30, 2014
Aurora Flight Sciences to supply composite structures to Bell Helicopter's 525 Relentless  July 14, 2014
Aurora wins DARPA VTOL X-Plane program contract  February 4, 2014
Aurora's Orion UAS successfully completes first flight  September 17, 2013

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Other relevant press releases
Aurora Flight Sciences and Stratasys deliver world's first jet-powered, 3D printed UAV in record time  November 9, 2015
Sikorsky announces supplier of the year awards  May 13, 2015
Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER team begins final assembly of second aircraft  March 4, 2015
Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER helicopter enters final assembly with delivery of the fuselage from Aurora Flight Sciences  September 27, 2013
Sikorsky announces supplier team for S-97 RAIDER helicopter program  January 13, 2012
Boeing unveils unmanned Phantom Eye demonstrator  July 12, 2010
Aurora's Excalibur unmanned aircraft makes first flight with Rockwell Collins' flight controls  August 12, 2009
Northrop Grumman's Global Hawk unmanned aircraft continues to soar with successful overseas operations support, next-generation payload flight testing  July 3, 2009
U.S. Navy awards $1.16 billion BAMS UAS contract to Northrop Grumman  April 22, 2008
Sikorsky selects CH-53K fuselage supplier team  May 9, 2007
Articles from Airframer journal
Bell chooses airframe provider June 15, 2006

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