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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...

2014-03-13 23:21:12

Discussion on turbomachinery design optimization to reduce automotive fuel consumption. London and New York (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Advanced Design Technology (ADT), a global leader in the development of advanced turbomachinery design methods and the TURBOdesign Suite, today announces that a paper entitled, "Application of 3D Inverse Design Based Multi-Objective Optimization to Axial Cooling Fan with Large Tip Gap" co-authored by Mehrdad Zangeneh, PhD., professor of thermofluids...

2014-02-12 12:23:52

LONDON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The African Gas Turbine MarketRedefining Africa's Power Generation MixThe energy and power systems (EPS) business unit within Frost & Sullivan constantly monitors global gas turbine markets. This research service provides a concise analysis of the current state of the African gas turbine market and focuses solely on large gas turbines with a power rating of 60 MW and above. This...

New Conceptual Configuration For Air-breathing Hypersonic Airplanes
2013-12-17 15:00:13

Science China Press How to design a hypersonic airplane that travels from Beijing to New York in only two hours? Dr. Cui Kai and his group from State Key Laboratory of High Temperature Gas Dynamics, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences set out to tackle this problem. After three years of innovative research, they presented a body-wing-blending configuration with double flanking air inlets layout to aim at design requirements of high lift-to-drag ratio as well as high...

2013-11-26 04:20:26

HOUSTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has been awarded a $5.5M contract by one of the largest Southeast US power providers. The award consists of multiple ECOMAX(®) combustion tuning systems and combustion dynamics monitoring systems (CDMS) for a 7FA fleet of gas turbines. This automated tuning technology was installed at two sites in 2013, with the remaining three sites scheduled for 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/MM71988LOGO) ECOMAX is a...

2013-11-14 23:32:42

The high-energy keynote will conclude with an Afterburner Day giveaway and book signing with fighter-pilot-turned-leadership-consultant, Scott “Intake” Kartvedt. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Scott “Intake” Kartvedt will bring energy, innovation, and Flawless Execution to the annual Fabtech Expo in Chicago next week. As a consultant for the veteran-owned-and-operated leadership development and management consulting firm, Afterburner Inc., Kartvedt’s keynote will...

2013-11-06 23:01:44

JETNET reports that pre-owned transactions are slow compared to last year. Average asking prices have increased, but it’s still a buyer’s market with high inventories available across the marketplace. Utica, NY (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 JETNET LLC, the leading provider of aviation information, has released September 2013 and the first nine months of 2013 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, helicopter and commercial airliner markets. Market Summary Comparing...

2013-09-25 08:21:38

- Adaptive Fan Rig Testing Underway with U.S. Air Force - EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Pratt & Whitney and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) have begun testing of Pratt & Whitney's unique, adaptive supersonic fighter engine fan rig based on a full-scale F135 development fan to advance the next generation of military fighter engine technology. The purpose of the adaptive fan rig test is to mature technologies associated with adaptive bypass...

UK Space Agency Invests Into Development Of Air-breathing Rocket Engine
2013-07-16 11:45:46

ESA The UK government has announced plans to invest in the development of an air-breathing rocket engine -- intended for a single-stage-to-orbit spaceplane -- following the ESA-managed feasibility testing of essential technology. The 60 million euros investment, provided through the UK Space Agency, will back technical improvements leading to construction of a prototype Synergistic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine, or SABRE. Designed by UK company Reaction Engines Ltd, this unique engine...

2013-07-09 23:00:44

JETNET sees an increase in YTD average asking price, as sales slow in most aircraft markets. Utica, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released May 2013 and the first five months of 2013 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, helicopter and Commercial Airliner markets. Market Summary Comparing May 2013 to May 2012, “Fleet For Sale” percentages for business jet and business turboprop market sectors were...