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2014-07-07 12:20:30

MADISON, Ind., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forward Lift's new 11,000 lb. capacity ML11 scissor lift provides all the versatility and ease-of-use of a traditional four-post vehicle lift with a much narrower footprint. The lift's scissor-style lifting mechanism is located entirely under the runways, giving the ML11 lift an overall width that is two to three feet narrower than comparable four-post models, making it ideal for smaller bays. Photo -...

2014-07-07 08:21:07

To accommodate increased production demands, the company will expand operations to a new 5,000-square-foot building next door to their existing facility. PUEBLO, Colo., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GPS Source, maker of GNSS retransmission solutions for the military and commercial sectors, is proud to announce they are expanding their facility to accommodate increased production demands. "As we continue to research, develop and market products for the GNSS sector, GPS Source's...

2014-07-04 12:20:20

EDMONTON, July 4, 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (A13W0009) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that a Robinson R44 helicopter broke up in flight over Fox Creek, Alberta on 27 January 2013 due to inappropriate control inputs that caused the main rotor blade to make contact with the fuselage. The Gemini Helicopters Robinson R44 was being used to monitor well sites southwest of Fox Creek, Alberta for a local oil company. After flying...

2014-07-02 23:05:19

In this report, the drivers and restraints for the inertial navigation system market are analyzed, including their impact on the market throughout the study period. (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 According to a new market research report the "Inertial Navigation System Market by Product (Marine grade, Navigation grade, Tactical grade, and Commercial grade), Technology (Mechanical, Fiber optic gyro (FOG), Ring laser gyro (RLG), Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), Hemispherical Resonator...

2014-06-24 08:20:29

Sets World Record for Highest Parafoil Flight; Completes Full Flight Profile TUCSON, Ariz., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representing a milestone accomplishment, World View, the commercial balloon spaceflight company, has successfully completed a scaled test flight of its high-altitude balloon spaceflight system breaking the world record for highest parafoil flight in the process. The flight launched from Roswell International Air Center in Roswell, NM on June 18 at 7:45 a.m. MT and lasted...

2014-06-23 08:20:34

Company on track to begin shipments of aircraft material in second half of 2014 ZHENJIANG, China, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris today announced that it has attained Nadcap accreditation for its new rolling mill in Zhenjiang, China, an industry standard for the production of aircraft aluminum plate and a prerequisite for inclusion on the Qualified Product List (QPL) for major aircraft manufacturers. The certification follows audits performed by the Performance Review Institute...

Supersonic Passenger Travel May Be Coming Closer To Reality
2014-06-18 03:31:45

Karen Northon, NASA The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA’s efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms. Several NASA aeronautics researchers will present their work in Atlanta this week at Aviation 2014, an annual event of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. They will share with the global aviation community the progress they are making in overcoming some of the biggest hurdles to supersonic passenger...

Airbags Take The Weight In ACTE G-III Loads Tests
2014-06-18 03:05:00

NASA Technicians at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center’s Flight Loads Laboratory recently completed structural evaluations on a modified Gulfstream G-III aircraft that will serve as a test bed for the Adaptive Compliant Trailing Edge (ACTE) project. The loads tests assisted engineers in predicting the levels of structural stress the airplane will likely experience during ACTE research flights. And for the first time, some unusual hardware aided the process: the aircraft was...

2014-06-18 08:21:56

With around 115 NORMARC installations, Indra Navia's instrument landing systems will become the new standard for NAV CANADA * NAV CANADA and Indra Navia complete a Site Acceptance Test and final handover for a latest generation NOVA 9000 Tower System at Toronto International Airport * Indra Navia receives its 11th Supplier Performance Award from NAV CANADA OSLO, Norway, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Indra Navia and NAV CANADA announce the achievement of three significant...

2014-06-17 12:22:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA's efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Several NASA aeronautics researchers will present their work in Atlanta this week at Aviation 2014, an annual event of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. They will share with the global aviation community the...


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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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