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2014-06-13 23:05:57

CarpenterDev announces the results of a survey it conducted during the first half of 2014 to identify the need within the General Aviation (GA) pilot and owner community for feature additions desired for popular handhelds and aviation apps that will improve flight safety and convenience. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 CarpenterDev, LLC announced today the results of its six-month long survey of airplane pilots and owners in the GA community seeking to better understand which features...

2014-03-06 23:02:47

The New Eureka® AirSpeed® ALL FLOORS and AirSpeed® EXACT Pet Vacuums Provide Deep Floor Cleaning and Pet-Focused Features Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Cereal litters the living room floor, there’s a layer of dirt just inside the door and pet hair covers the furniture: introducing a day in the life of real messes. Eureka solves these cleaning conundrums and more with its two newest vacuums, Eureka AirSpeed ALL FLOORS and AirSpeed EXACT Pet. Both are powerful enough...

Lockheed Introduces Son Of Blackbird Hypersonic Jet
2013-11-07 12:02:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online While satellites and drones can provide an eye-in-the-sky for those on the ground, the military still has a use for the good old-fashioned spy plane - especially a really speedy one. For years the work of providing a quick look at the ground fell to the Lockheed Martin SR-71 Blackbird, which, as the fastest plane in the world, could fly crews from New York to London in less than two hours. The Blackbird was capable of reaching speeds...

2013-10-31 23:04:03

Laversab, Inc. is introducing 2 new RVSM Automated Pitot Static Testers which are designed specifically for small jets and helicopters. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Laversab, Inc. is introducing 2 new Automated Pitot Static Testers which are designed specifically for small jets and helicopters. The Model 6200 has been designed for non-RVSM aircraft including helicopters. But, the Model 6250 is fully RVSM compliant and is the ideal tester for small RVSM Jets. Both testers are used perform...

2013-09-24 23:35:59

CarpenterDev announces its Wireless AirData System™ for the general aviation market and the FAA certification of its Aircraft Device Cradle™ as it kicks off a major marketing campaign to identify companies interested in adding true air data capabilities to their products. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 CarpenterDev, LLC announced today that the FAA Seattle Aircraft Certification Office (ACO) has recently issued the company a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its...

Red Bull Stratos 'Edge Of Space' Final Mission Data Is In
2013-02-05 11:22:31

[ Watch the Video: Red Bull Stratos Jump From 128,000 Feet ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Official numbers are in from the Red Bull Stratos team's jump from the edge of space last year and the results show that Felix Baumgartner reached higher speeds than previously thought. According to the official measurements, Baumgartner reached a maximum speed of 843.6 mph, or Mach 1.25, during his free fall from space on October 14, 2012. This latest number is not only a...

Grains Cause Meteorite Impact Waves To Spread Unevenly
2012-12-12 13:06:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists at Duke University have gained a new microscopic picture of the way the energy of a meteorite or a missile transfers to sand and dirt grains by observing high-speed video of projectiles slamming into a bed of disks. The study, published in Physical Review Letters, showed that the transfer is jerky, not smooth as the researchers believed it would be. "It was surprising just how un-smooth the slow-down of the intruding...

65 Years After Breaking The Speed Of Sound, Chuck Yeager Does It Again
2012-10-15 07:09:36

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It was a special morning on October 14, 1947 when Chuck Yeager became the first person--although often contended by aviation enthusiasts--to fly faster than the speed of sound. Yeager, who flew an experimental X-1 at Mach 1 at 45,000 feet, said at the time he was worried he would have been pulled from the mission if he would have let on that he was in intense pain from two broken ribs he received from falling off a horse two days...

X-51A Waverider
2012-08-13 16:14:30

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The next generation of flight is undergoing a test tomorrow over the Pacific Ocean, paving the way for non-stop Paris trips in just a few hours in the future. The X-51A WaveRider is being prepared at Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert. This aircraft could take you from New York to London in less than an hour. The experimental aircraft uses a "scramjet" engine that allows it to travel at hypersonic speeds, reaching Mach 4.5...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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