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Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company (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
Email info@aurora.aero
Web www.aurora.aero
Association memberships AIA Aerospace Industries Association ,
NASA Advanced Composites Consortium
Parent company Boeing Company
Preferred supplier
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (Platinum Supplier 2008) ,
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)
Preferred suppliers HGMC (Heart of Georgia Metal Crafters)
Aircraft currently in production/development
Aurora Flight Sciences eVTOL Electric VTOL, in testing stage
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 Lightningstrike XV-24A VTOL unmanned aerial vehicle powered by an Electric Distributed Propulsion (EDP) system (prototype stage)
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-92   Analysis Fuselage Sections: Upper clamshell; Aircraft Doors: Lower airstair door, and slider door for the search-and-rescue configured variant
Sikorsky S-97 Raider   Analysis Helicopter Assemblies: Airframes
Airframe Assemblies, Composites, Design, Engine Components, Flight and Data Management, Rotors & Propellers, Structural Components
Manufactured product categories
Aircraft Doors, Aircraft Structural Components, Composite Structures, Empennages, Fairings, Flight Management Systems, Fuselage Sections, Helicopter Assemblies, Helicopter Rotors, Nacelles
Service categories
Research/Consulting Services
Company press releases
Aurora Flight Sciences and Socionext develop radar-enabled collision protection solution for drones  January 30, 2018
Orion UAS contracted by U.S. Air Force  January 3, 2018
Aurora demonstrates fully autonomous helicopter  December 13, 2017
FAA grants Airworthiness Certificate for Aurora's optionally-piloted UH-1H  November 1, 2017
NASA taps Aurora for electric airliner design  October 24, 2017
NASA funds continued development of D8 airliner concept  October 10, 2017
Aurora honored for innovation in Switzerland  September 26, 2017
Aurora signs $499 million Air Force contract  August 13, 2017
Aurora unveils new eVTOL aircraft at Uber Elevate Summit  April 25, 2017
LightningStrike XV-24A demonstrator successfully completes subscale flight test program  April 4, 2017

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Other relevant press releases
Boeing completes acquisition of Aurora Flight Sciences  November 8, 2017
Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences to advance autonomous technology capabilities  October 5, 2017
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, recognizes top suppliers  June 5, 2017
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
Articles from Airframer journal
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