United States of America

Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation
9950 Wakeman Dr
Manassas, VA 20110

Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation


Aurora Flight Sciences is a leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles. Aurora is headquartered in Manassas, VA and operates production plants in Bridgeport, WV and Columbus, MS; and a Research and Development Center in Cambridge, MA.


Aurora Flight Sciences’ unique Centaur Optionally Piloted Aircraft (OPA) combines the best of manned and unmanned surveillance aircraft capabilities. Orion is Aurora’s long-endurance, Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) capable of providing extreme persistence for military applications, such as ISR and communication relay. Aurora Flight Sciences has developed a family of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) tailored for use in urban or crowded environments. These new SUAS are designed to be lightweight, easily portable, deliver long endurance on quiet electric power, and provide autonomous operation.


The UAS Programs business sector leads the development and deployment of aircraft system products that increase customer’s situational awareness and mission effectiveness.


The mission of Aurora’s Research business sector and its Research and Development Center (RDC) is to perform basic and applied research supporting Aurora’s core business and product development efforts in the areas of unmanned aircraft systems, small space systems, and other flight vehicles.


Aurora’s Aerostructures group specializes in complex design, build-to-print and rapid prototyping of airframes fabricated from advanced composite and metallic materials.

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