Tag: high-tech

Navy F-35C Pilots Test New High-Tech Helmet

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Navy has been training with and testing high-tech adjustments to the stealthy carrier-launched F-35C’s Helmet Mounted Display to better enable targeting, sensor data viewing and pilot awareness of flight information such as airspeed, heading and altitude, service and industry developers explained. Development and operational pilot training of the aircraft is underway after four F-35C […]

Chengdu J-20: A Game Changer or A Cheap Copy?

Reading Time: 4 minutes More than a month has already passed since the military aviation community has started speaking about the latest Chinese development – fifth-generation fighter jet Chengdu J-20. Obviously, the government of China strives to take up a better position among the countries that are capable of producing fight jets of such type. Therefore, the Chengdu J-20 […]

The Helmet That Gives Air Force Pilots X-Ray Vision

Reading Time: 2 minutes When Major Will Andreotta began flying for the Air Force in 2006, he had to do a lot of work. He was training on the F-16, a fighter jet first deployed in 1978, and almost everything was analog. “I would tell my wingman to target something, then call over: ‘Confirm your this, because I’m seeing […]

Drone Usage in Agriculture Could Be a $32 Billion Market

Reading Time: 3 minutes A PricewaterhouseCoopers report pegs the agriculture drone market to be worth $32.4 billion. You might be familiar with the idea of drones delivering consumer packages or monitoring security areas, but did you know that drones were first used commercially in Japan for agricultural purposes? In fact, agricultural efficiency is poised to take a big leap […]

China Reveals World’s Most Powerful Combat Spy Drone

Reading Time: 1 minute A new Chinese high-tech spy drone has been revealed at a military air show. The plane – codenamed CH-5 – is reportedly being dubbed the “world’s most powerful” unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The plane was unveiled yesterday at the International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, China, as the nation further displays its military prowess. […]