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Boeing A160 Hummingbird

The Boeing A160 Hummingbird (military designation: YMQ-18A) is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) helicopter. [1]

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Abraham Karem

Abraham Karem is an aerospace engineer who is a pioneer in Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology.

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ARGUS-IS

The ARGUS-IS, or the Autonomous Real-Time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance Imaging System, is a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) project contracted to BAE Systems.

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Arizona

Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; O'odham: Alĭ ṣonak) is a state in the southwestern region of the United States.

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Autorotation

Autorotation is a state of flight in which the main rotor system of a helicopter or similar aircraft turns by the action of air moving up through the rotor, as with an autogyro, rather than engine power driving the rotor.

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Aviation Week & Space Technology

Aviation Week & Space Technology, often abbreviated Aviation Week or AW&ST, is the flagship magazine of the Aviation Week Network.

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Boeing

The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets and satellites.

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Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) formerly known as Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) is a unit of The Boeing Company responsible for defense and aerospace products and services.

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Boeing Phantom Works

The Phantom Works division is the advanced prototyping arm of the Defense and Security side of The Boeing Company.

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Boeing X-45

The Boeing X-45 unmanned combat air vehicle is a concept demonstrator for a next generation of completely autonomous military aircraft, developed by Boeing's Phantom Works.

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DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense responsible for the development of emerging technologies for use by the military.

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DARPA FORESTER

The DARPA FORESTER is a technology development program sponsored jointly by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the U.S. Army intended to produce an advanced airborne UHF radar system that can track personnel and vehicles on the ground when they are hidden by foliage.

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Engadget

Engadget is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics.

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Fédération Aéronautique Internationale

The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, FAI – The World Air Sports Federation, is the world governing body for air sports, aeronautics and astronautics world records.

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Flightglobal

Flightglobal is an online news and information website related to the aviation and aerospace industries.

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Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Institute of Technology (commonly referred to as Georgia Tech, Tech, or GT) is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States.

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Ground effect (aerodynamics)

In fixed-wing aircraft, ground effect is the increased lift (force) and decreased aerodynamic drag that an aircraft's wings generate when they are close to a fixed surface.

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Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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Kaman Aircraft

Kaman Aerospace is a U.S. aerospace company, with headquarters in Bloomfield, Connecticut.

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Kaman K-MAX

The Kaman K-MAX (Company designation K-1200) is an American helicopter with intermeshing rotors (synchropter) built by Kaman Aircraft.

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Karem Aircraft

Karem Aircraft, Inc. is an American aerospace manufacturer company with offices in Lake Forest, California and Fort Worth, Texas, founded by Abraham Karem as a rapid development firm specializing in advanced tiltrotor transport aircraft.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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MSNBC

MSNBC is an American basic cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political opinion on current events.

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Naval Air Systems Command

The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) provides material support for aircraft and airborne weapon systems for the United States Navy.

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Naval Air Warfare Center

Naval Air Warfare Centers are Echelon III commanders of the United States Navy, subordinate to Commander, Naval Air Systems Command.

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Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout

The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter developed by Northrop Grumman for use by the United States Armed Forces.

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Popular Mechanics

Popular Mechanics is a classic magazine of popular technology.

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Pratt & Whitney Canada PW200

The Pratt & Whitney Canada PW200 is a family of turbine engines developed specifically for helicopter applications.

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Robinson R22

The Robinson R22 is a two-bladed, single-engine light utility helicopter manufactured by the Robinson Helicopter Company.

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Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk

The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft.

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Slowed rotor

Slowed rotor is a concept in designing and flying certain rotorcraft.

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Southern California Logistics Airport

Southern California Logistics Airport, also known as Victorville Airport, is a public airport located in the city of Victorville in San Bernardino County, California approximately north of San Bernardino.

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Subaru

is the automobile manufacturing division of Japanese transportation conglomerate Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI), the twenty-second biggest automaker by production worldwide in 2012.

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Turboshaft

A turboshaft engine is a form of gas turbine which is optimized to produce shaft power rather than jet thrust.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.

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United States Army Aviation Branch

The United States Army Aviation Branch is the administrative organization within the United States Army responsible for doctrine, manning and configuration for all aviation units.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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University of California, Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as Berkeley, UC Berkeley, California or simply Cal) is a public research university located in Berkeley, California.

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Unmanned aerial vehicle

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone and also referred to as a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard.

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Victorville, California

Victorville is a city located in the Victor Valley of southwestern San Bernardino County, California.

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Wired (website)

The Wired website, formerly known as Wired News or HotWired, is an online technology news website that split off from Wired magazine when the magazine was purchased by Condé Nast Publishing in the 1990s.

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Yuma Proving Ground

Yuma Proving Ground is a United States Army facility and one of the largest military installations in the world.

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2002 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 2002.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_A160_Hummingbird

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