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2014-05-20 20:20:19

MONTREAL, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft and LORD Corporation today announced the successful completion of flight demonstration testing of the Hub Mounted Vibration Suppressor (HMVS), a new technology aimed to reduce vibration on helicopters. The demonstration was part of an effort to address the challenge of crew fatigue and reduced equipment reliability and readiness that are caused by helicopter vibration. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies...

2014-05-20 16:20:39

Test Demonstrates Key Structure's Max Load ARLINGTON, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA and ATK (NYSE: ATK) are one step closer to meeting a 2017 launch date for NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) after completion of a significant structural test of the booster's main attachment mechanism. NASA is developing SLS to take humans farther into deep space than ever before. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89549 "We test like we fly," said Charlie Precourt, vice president...

Dream Chaser model
2014-05-20 07:01:32

[ Watch the Video: Wind Tunnel Tests Dream Chaser Design ] By Sasha Congiu, NASA's Langley Research Center With meticulous effort and attention to detail, NASA technician Ricky Hall hand-glued 250 grains of sand across a 22-inch long model of Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser spacecraft. Each individually placed grain of sand creates turbulent flow along the vehicle, simulating what the actual spacecraft will experience during flight. After more than four hours of prep...

2014-05-19 12:21:23

Endowment to support Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professorship in Rotorcraft in the Department of Aerospace Engineering COLLEGE PARK, Md. and STRATFORD, Conn., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) today announced that Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., along with its parent company, United Technologies Corp., have pledged one million dollars to endow a fund to create the Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professorship in Rotorcraft at UMD's A. James Clark School...

2014-05-16 12:20:50

WICHITA, Kan., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson will speak at the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, N.Y., on Friday, May 30, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. (EST). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO Remarks from Lawson will be webcast and will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are advised to check the website ahead of time to ensure...

2014-05-15 23:10:53

Inertial Navigation System Market research report analysis the defense and commercial application markets for inertial navigation system. For commercial application, only aircraft has been considered for analysis - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/inertial-navigation-system-market-154810661.html. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 According to a new market research report, the "Inertial Navigation System Market by Product (Marine grade, Navigation grade, Tactical grade, and...

2014-05-13 12:30:05

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Commercial Aircraft Parts Manufacturers Approval (PMA) Market Forecast 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/commercial_aircraft_parts_manufacturers_approval_pma_market_forecast_2014_2024.htmlReport DetailsThe commercial aircraft PMA market offers a unique range of opportunities and challenges which will assume ever greater prominence in the years to come. Companies...

2014-05-13 08:40:20

New VN-300 builds upon proven platforms to create the industry's smallest, lowest weight, best power requirements and lowest cost on the market ORLANDO, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VectorNav Technologies, the leader in intelligent and high-performance inertial navigation technologies, today announced the introduction of the VN-300 Dual Antenna GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS). The follow-on product to the successful VN-100 IMU/AHRS and VN-200 GPS/INS, the miniature,...

NASA Scientists Use GPS To Find Sierra Water Weight
2014-05-11 03:18:48

Carol Rasmussen, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory For the first time, NASA scientists have used GPS to find the total weight of winter snowpack and soil moisture in California's Sierra Nevada. The new results complement other satellite measurements and could provide a reality check for computer models used to estimate the state's water and snowpack. A team led by Donald Argus of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., studied data from 1,069 GPS research sites in...

2014-05-09 23:02:57

Fifteen Winners from Daytona Beach Campus, Two from Worldwide Campus Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University were granted a record 17 Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarships (TRACS) out of 41 total scholarships awarded at the annual NBAA (National Business Aviation Association) Maintenance Management Conference last month in Tampa, Fla. “This year’s group of students receiving scholarships from the NBAA was...


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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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