VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Aurora Flight Sciences is completing automated-takeoff-and-landing flight tests of its Centaur OPV, an optionally piloted vehicle based on the Diamond DA42 twin-engine light aircraft aimed at the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance market. The FAA-certified, four-seat DA42, powered by two turbo-diesel engines, has been equipped with Aurora-developed avionics and systems to enable unmanned missions of up to 24 hr. while retaining the ability to operate ...
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