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2014-04-24 16:33:41

DALLAS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 gyro (HRG), and Vibrating gyro), Application (Air, Land, and Naval Platforms), Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle...

High-Flying Sequel Set To Premier By NASA Aeronautics
2014-04-24 03:43:12

Jim Banke, NASA [ Watch The Video: NASA Prepping HU 25C Guardian For ACCESS II Test Flights ] It's the season for sequels. Not only in Hollywood, but over the high desert of California as well. For the second time in as many years, NASA researchers beginning in early May will take to the skies with a DC-8 and other aircraft to conduct a series of flight tests designed to study the effects on emissions and contrail formation of burning alternative fuels in jet engines. And just...

2014-04-22 23:01:36

Partners to Create an Electric Flight Program Focused on Reducing Aircraft Emissions and Noise Daytona Beach, Fla. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Powering Imagination LLC have entered into an agreement to create an electric flight program focused on reducing aircraft emissions and noise through the development of electric propulsion systems. In announcing their agreement, Erik Lindbergh, CEO of Powering Imagination, and Dr. Richard Anderson, Director of...

2014-04-18 12:20:46

WICHITA, Kan., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its first quarter 2014 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central time Friday, May 2, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO President and Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will participate in a conference call presentation to securities analysts about first quarter 2014 results and...

2014-04-16 08:21:49

Contract Highlights Major Content on Both the Atlas V and Delta IV Programs ARLINGTON, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) has reached agreement on a $178 million contract award as part of the Air Force's Phase 1 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) buy from United Launch Alliance (ULA). The order value includes hardware for both of the current United States Air Force EELV launch vehicles, the Atlas V and Delta IV. The initial contracting period includes large...

2014-04-13 23:02:47

Hartzell Air Movement receives order for new large centrifugal fans! Piqua, OH (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Hartzell Air Movement is pleased to announce that they just received an order from the second largest wastewater treatment facility in Colorado for two Series 41 fiberglass backward curved airfoil centrifugal fans. The 66-inch fans include efficient 66% width Hartzell FA molded wheels. These fans will pull odorous air and hazardous gases such as carbon dioxide and methane gas out of the...

Aerodynamics Of A Supersonic Car - Can It Withstand 1,000 MPH?
2014-04-12 07:16:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online How will a supersonic car (SSC) capable of reaching speeds of 1,000mph cope with the aerodynamic characteristics of traveling that fast? The team developing one such vehicle addresses those issues in an upcoming edition of the Journal of Automobile Engineering. In the paper, members of the Swansea University College of Engineering team working on the Bloodhound SSC discuss how simulations of the vehicle had demonstrated how it...

NASA Book Reveals New Twist in Flight Research
2014-03-31 15:30:11

Jim Banke, NASA Sometimes the inspiration for innovative technological solutions comes from unexpected places. That's one of the key messages author Peter Merlin hopes readers will take away from reading NASA's newest book in its Aeronautics Book Series, "A New Twist in Flight Research: The F-18 Active Aeroelastic Wing Project." In this case the inspiration for the test project involving an F-18 with "elastic" wings came from no less than the world's first airplane – the 1903...

X-43A hypersonic research aircraft
2014-03-27 04:53:03

Source Material Provided by NASA NASA's X-43A shattered existing speed records for aircraft with air-breathing engines on March 27, 2004, when the scram-jet powered plane reached Mach 6.83 - 4,900 miles per hour - during a brief flight over the Pacific Ocean. This new speed record was more than twice as fast as the SR-71 Blackbird, which could cruise at Mach 3.32—2,193 mph. The X-43A's speed even bested the rocket-powered X-15A-2, which had set a record of Mach 6.7 - 4,520 mph - in...

2014-03-25 08:21:32

Global Aerospace Solutions Provider to Showcase SmartCan(TM) at FIDAE 2014 IRVINE, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvin Test Solutions (formerly known as Geotest-Marvin Test Systems) a global provider of innovative test solutions for military, aerospace, and manufacturing organizations, today announced new enhancements to its MTS-3060 SmartCan(TM), a universal O-level aircraft armament test set for legacy aircraft employing smart weapons. With the new SmartCan(TM)...


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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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