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2014-08-12 20:20:22

Manufacturers Cite Increased Range, Fuel Availability & Better Performance at Altitude As Major Benefits of Diesel Engines WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With several major aircraft and engine manufacturers recently announcing the development of new diesel aircraft engines, the general aviation industry in the United States appears to be entering a new diesel evolution phase, said Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum....

2014-05-12 23:09:34

ADT, a global leader in development of advanced turbomachinery design, analysis and optimization methods presents novel optimization findings for turbocharger radial inflow turbines providing higher efficiency, higher reliability and lower inertia. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Advanced Design Technology, a global leader in the development of advanced turbomachinery design methods, is delighted to announce that they will be exhibiting at the 11th International Conference on Turbochargers and...

2014-04-02 20:20:09

DUBLIN, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5cdl38/nafta_diesel) has announced the addition of the "NAFTA Diesel Engine Production Database" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5cdl38/nafta_diesel ] subscription to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) NAFTA Diesel Engine Production Database This NAFTA Diesel Engine Production Database is a Five Year...

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...

August X-51A Test Flight Crash Likely Due To Unlocked Actuator
2012-10-25 07:49:43

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On August 14, 2012 the US Air Force conducted a scheduled test flight of its experimental X-51A Waverider aircraft. But the test ended in failure, with the plane crashing into the Pacific Ocean. Details of the failed flight were not provided at the time, and it was unclear if experiments would continue. Now, more than 2 months after that failed test, the Air Force has come forward and explained why the experimental hypersonic...


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