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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...

2014-06-06 23:07:21

OMICS Group Conferences, a leading scientific event organizer, is pleased to announce its 2nd International Conference on Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering will be held from September 8-10, 2014 at Hilton Philadelphia Airport. California, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Mech Aero-2014 would lay a platform for the interaction between experts around the world and aims in accelerating scientific discoveries. The main theme of the conference is Surging Into the Future of Mechanical and Aerospace...

2014-06-06 23:03:31

The inertial navigation system market for the commercial segment is estimated at $770 million in 2014 and is expected to reach $1.29 billion by 2019. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/inertial-navigation-system-market-154810661.html (PRWEB) June 06, 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...

2014-06-06 16:25:30

Inertial Navigation System Market by Product (Marine grade, Navigation grade, Tactical grade, and Commercial grade), by Technology (Mechanical, Fiber optic gyro (FOG), Ring laser gyro (RLG), Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), Hemispherical Resonator gyro (HRG), and Vibrating gyro), by Application (Air, Land, and Naval Platforms), by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and ROW) - Forecast & Analysis to 2014 - 2019 report available at ReportsnReports.com...

2014-06-05 23:04:10

DirectAire Al Offers Directional Airflow in a Strong, Light-weight Panel Jessup, MD (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Tate Airflow™, the newly launched global brand of next generation airflow management products and services, is introducing its latest directional airflow panel DirectAire® Al. The new panel offers a light-weight high performance alternative to standard grates by directing airflow from the raised floor plenum to the data center racks. Similar to Tate’s other directional...

2014-06-05 08:21:42

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center to develop a miniaturized navigation grade inertial system for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO DARPA's Chip-Scale Combinatorial Atomic Navigator (C-SCAN) program aims to integrate...

2014-05-26 16:20:25

DUBLIN, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/53qcql/inertial) has announced the addition of the "Global Inertial Navigation System (Marine grade, Navigation grade, Tactical grade, and Commercial grade) Market - Forecast & Analysis to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 INS uses a self-contained navigation technique to track the position and orientation of an object relative to a known...


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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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