Aurora Flight Sciences

Aurora Flight Sciences is a company that designs and manufactures unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles. It is engaged in the development of autonomous flight systems, as well as various aerostructure products. The company focuses on the atmospheric science research, military, cargo transportation, and aerospace applications.

Employee Rating

4.2
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyBoeing
HQManassas, VA, US
Founded1989
Websiteaurora.aero
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Aurora Flight Sciences was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Manassas, VA, US
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Key People/Management at Aurora Flight Sciences

Per Beith

Per Beith

President & CEO
Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy

Chief Technology Officer
Christopher Decker

Christopher Decker

Chief Financial Officer
John Tylko

John Tylko

Chief Innovation Officer
Mike Caimona

Mike Caimona

Chief Customer Officer
Alex Mozdzanowska

Alex Mozdzanowska

Vice President, Human Resources
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Aurora Flight Sciences Office Locations

Aurora Flight Sciences has offices in Manassas, Beavercreek, Bridgeport, Cambridge and in 3 other locations
Manassas, VA, US (HQ)
9950 Wakeman Dr
Beavercreek, OH, US
5100 Springfield St #308
Bridgeport, WV, US
3000 E Benedum Industrial Dr
Cambridge, MA, US
150 Cambridge Park Drive, 4th floor
Columbus, MS, US
200 Aurora Way
Menlo Park, CA, US
99 El Camino Real
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Aurora Flight Sciences Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1989

Total Funding

$36.6 m

Investors

In total, Aurora Flight Sciences had raised $36.6 m. Aurora Flight Sciences is a subsidiary of Boeing

Aurora Flight Sciences Operating Metrics

FY, 2018Oct, 2019FY, 2019FY, 2020Feb, 2021Jan, 2022

US Federal Contract/Grant Awards Value

$49.9 m$54.76 m$20.76 m

US Federal Contract/Grant Subawards Value

$120.5 m$33.94 m$27.86 m

US Federal Contract/Grant Subawards Value Year-to-Date

$28.75 m

Programs

546

Aurora Flight Sciences Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Aurora Flight Sciences of West Virginia, Inc.
Aurora Swiss Aerospace GmbH

Aurora Flight Sciences Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Aurora Flight Sciences Online and Social Media Presence

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Aurora Flight Sciences News and Updates

Wind Tunnel Testing Advances Development of Aurora’s Active Flow Control X-Plane

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, recently conducted wind tunnel testing of its X-plane candidate for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)’s Control of Revolutionary Aircraft with Novel Effectors (CRANE) program. The data collected provides a rigorous foundation for developi…

Aurora Tests Improved MIDAS Counter-UAS System

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, recently completed a project to advance the capabilities of its Modular Intercept Drone Avionics Set (MIDAS) counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS). Aurora engineers designed, implemented, and tested improvements to the drone engagement device (DED) and on…

Aurora Showcases Advanced Manned-Unmanned Teaming Simulation for MQ-25

Aurora, as part of a Boeing-led team, showcased its advanced Manned-Unmanned Teaming simulation for MQ-25 during an event sponsored by the Office of Naval Research. Aurora demonstrated how its open behavioral software framework can be used to aggregate traditional unmanned system commands into an ov…

Columbia & Aurora Flight Sciences developing tech to enable aerial firefighting in degraded visual environments

Columbia Helicopters (Columbia) and Aurora Flight Sciences (Aurora), a Boeing Company, have entered into a memorandum of understanding to jointly explore the design, integration, testing, and demonstration of an enhanced pilot situational awareness (EPSA) degraded visual environment (DVE) flight cap…

Aurora Flight Sciences to Develop New X-Plane Under DARPA Contract

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, aims to develop an experimental plane under a new Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract. The X-plane seeks to demonstrate the advanced capabilities of Active Flow Control (AFC) as a primary design consideration

Aurora Flight Sciences Blogs

Wind Tunnel Testing Advances Development of Aurora’s Active Flow Control X-Plane

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, recently conducted wind tunnel testing of its X-plane candidate for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)’s Control of Revolutionary Aircraft with Novel Effectors (CRANE) program.

Aurora Tests Improved MIDAS Counter-UAS System

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, recently completed a project to advance the capabilities of its Modular Intercept Drone Avionics Set (MIDAS) counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS).

DroneTalk with Sonia Berube-Ray, Managing Director of Aurora Swiss

In an interview with Commercial UAV News, Sonia Berube-Ray discusses what drew her to her new role as Managing Director of Aurora Swiss Aerospace and what she sees for the future of this innovative business.

Aurora’s New Lab is a Hub for Innovation in Autonomy

Aurora Fight Sciences, a Boeing Company, recently opened a new lab space in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston. The lab occupies the third floor of the historic Schrafft's Center and houses advanced capabilities in autonomy, electronics, rapid prototyping, and testing.

Aurora Displays PAV Prototype at East Mississippi Community College

Aurora Flight Sciences’ passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype is on display in The Communiversity at East Mississippi Community College (EMCC). This new display showcases future air mobility and continues a long history of cooperation between Aurora and EMCC.

Aurora to Support Hybrid Electric Flight Demonstration Program

Aurora Flight Sciences, as part of a Boeing team, will provide GE Aviation with airplane modification, system integration and flight-testing services as part of NASA’s Electrified Powertrain Flight Demonstration project.
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Aurora Flight Sciences Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Aurora Flight Sciences founded?

    Aurora Flight Sciences was founded in 1989.

  • Who are Aurora Flight Sciences key executives?

    Aurora Flight Sciences's key executives are Per Beith, Tom Clancy and Christopher Decker.

  • How many employees does Aurora Flight Sciences have?

    Aurora Flight Sciences has 708 employees.

  • Who are Aurora Flight Sciences competitors?

    Competitors of Aurora Flight Sciences include EHang, Volocopter and Joby Aviation.

  • Where is Aurora Flight Sciences headquarters?

    Aurora Flight Sciences headquarters is located at 9950 Wakeman Dr, Manassas.

  • Where are Aurora Flight Sciences offices?

    Aurora Flight Sciences has offices in Manassas, Beavercreek, Bridgeport, Cambridge and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Aurora Flight Sciences have?

    Aurora Flight Sciences has 7 offices.