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Splattered Bugs Can Be A Real Drag For Aircraft
2013-11-04 13:12:52

Splattered bugs on your windshield can be gross to look at and they can even obstruct your view. However, for some, the ordeal can be much more of a problem than just an unsightly nuisance.

NASA Focuses On Supsersonic Shockwaves
2013-09-13 16:33:36

New images released by NASA depict actual shockwaves in vivid colors emanating from a plane flying at supersonic speed.

AirSTAR: Saving The Lives Of Pilots And Passengers
2013-07-24 10:46:43

Loss-of-Control (LOC) occurs when an aircraft departs from normal flight. It is the leading accident category for aircraft fatalities in the commercial fleet.

2013-05-20 23:19:23

The Riveer Total Aircraft Washing System (TAWS®) is being deployed to a growing number of air stations and field ops as both military and commercial aviation mounts a growing battle against

100 Test Flights Completed By The X-48 Blended Wing Body Research Aircraft
2012-11-08 14:00:53

The Boeing X-48 Blended Wing Body subscale research aircraft made its 100th flight in late October at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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