Aero-News Network: The aviation and aerospace world's daily/real-time news and information service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Hide/Show Archive Navigation.

All News

September 24, 2023

Rain Raises $9.7-Million in Seed Financing

U.S. Company Pioneers Autonomous Aerial Wildfire Suppression

Rain, an Alameda, California-based concern specializing in aerial wildfire containment technology, has announced an oversubscribed seed round, closing $9.7-million in financing to provide fire agencies prepositioned autonomous aircraft with which to contain wildfires before the blazes rage out of control. San Francisco-based venture capital firm DBL Partners (the DBL moniker being an abbreviation of Double Bottom Line) led the round, with participation from VoLo Earth Ventures, Kapor Capital, and Convective Capital. Additional investors include Immad Akhund, Brian Bjelde, Steve Blank, John and Patrick Collison, Edward Fenster, Dylan Field, Nat Friedman, Daniel Gross, Geoff Ralst

Read More

Duncan Aviation Delivers Falcon 900EX With Unique Features

New Plumage for a Distinguished Bird

Having happened across a Falcon 900EX with an unusual cabin layout, a party familiar with Duncan Aviation and the excellent work for which the company is renowned glimpsed in the old Dassault an exceptional aircraft waiting, with the preternatural patience peculiar to machines, to actualize the fullness of its potential ...

Read More

Classic Aero-TV: Evolutionary Rotors–Cicaré Helis Offer Versatile Airframes

From 2015: (YouTube Version): Long-Time Rotorcraft Manufacturer Looks To Build North American Presence

While at EAA AirVenture 2015, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, checked in on the world of kit-built helicopters by visiting with Raul Oreste, the Chief Commercial Officer for Cicare SA Helicopters. Cicare helicopters is located in Argentina but they are now setting up operations in the United States. Oreste tells us that their company now has four models of helicopters on the market. As he discusses each model, you’ll see each one being flown in the video. An unusual twist in their line of helicopters

Read More





© 2007 - 2024 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC