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2014-03-12 00:20:43

DUBLIN, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pvds4j/aircraft_ground) has announced the addition of the "Aircraft Ground Handling System Market - Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pvds4j/aircraft_ground ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The aircraft ground handling system market...

2014-03-08 23:01:00

The Artificial Lift Systems Market report categorizes the market on the basis of the lift types, its components, and countries, revenues and trends. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/artificial-lift-systems-market-1263.html (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 The report “Artificial Lift Systems Market, by Types (ESP, PCP, Rod Lift), by Component (Pump, Motor, Separator, Cable, Pump Jack, Sucker Rod), by Countries (U.S., Canada, Russia, China, Venezuela) - Trends & Forecast to...

Mini Rocket Models Used In Big Way For Space Launch System Base Heating Test
2014-03-06 14:29:37

[ Watch The Video: Models Helping Engineers Better Understand Heat ] Megan Davidson, NASA To better understand the heating conditions at the base of what will be the biggest, most powerful rocket ever built, engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., are thinking small -- really small. Models of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) core stage RS-25 engines and solid rocket boosters -- scaled down to just 2 percent of the actual size of the flight hardware...

flying Paradise tree snake
2014-03-05 04:36:43

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The flying Paradise tree snakes of lowland Asia are renowned for their ability to glide from tree to tree and a new study in the journal Physics of Fluids has shown that these reptiles ride tiny vortices of air that give them a little extra boost. The study expanded on previous research that showed the snakes get an extra boost of lift when facing the air flow at a certain angle. “After experiments uncovered this, we decided to...

2014-03-04 12:24:07

A team of researchers exploring the aerodynamics of flying snakes finds that whirls of wind, the little vortices surrounding it, give them an extra lift. WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Animal flight behavior is an exciting frontier for engineers to both apply knowledge of aerodynamics and to learn from nature's solutions to operating in the air. Flying snakes are particularly intriguing to researchers because they lack wings or any other features that remotely...

2014-03-03 12:22:15

WICHITA, Kan., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will speak at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference in New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. (EDT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO Remarks from Kapoor will be webcast and will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are advised to check the website ahead of...

A Wingsuit Could Let Usain Bolt Fly On Saturn's Largest Moon
2014-03-03 10:40:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Usain Bolt, who holds records as the fastest man on Earth on two feet, may be so fast that he could fly if he was dropped off on Saturn’s moon Titan and given a wingsuit. Physics students from the University of Leicester have calculated that, based on the world-record holder’s superhuman speeds, he would be able to take flight on the distant moon. Bolt has been recorded reaching speeds of up to 40.25 feet per second, or...

2014-02-27 23:01:30

According to the new SmarTech report, "Additive Manufacturing Opportunities in the Aerospace Industry: A Ten-Year Forecast" aerospace is the second largest industry sector served by additive manufacturing (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Charlottesville, Virginia: A new report from SmarTech Publishing, the industry analyst firm based here, says that sales to the aerospace industry of additive manufacturing (AM) equipment and associated software, services and materials will reach $805...

2014-02-26 12:20:55

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Battlefield commanders have long wanted satellites that can be assembled quickly and launched rapidly to meet immediate needs. Now they have that capability with the plug-and-play Modular Space Vehicle (MSV) delivered Feb. 25 by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at:...

2014-02-24 12:28:43

MADISON, Ind., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While rise and descent times are important numbers to consider when selecting a vehicle lift, other features that speed up the setup process can have an equally significant impact on boosting shop productivity. Mach((TM)) series mobile column lifts from Rotary Lift not only raise vehicles faster than comparable mobile column lifts, but they are also built to maximize operator efficiency and reduce downtime....


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2010-11-24 15:29:37

The boomerang is a flying tool, made of wood or carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, with a curved shape that is often used as a weapon or for sport. They have also been made of bones and come in many different shapes and sizes depending on their geographic or tribal origins and their intended function. The most commonly recognizable type is the returning boomerang which travels in an elliptical path and returns to its point of origin. The returning boomerang has lopsided wings in order to create...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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