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2012-09-13 23:03:57

Orlando-based Turbine Tech continues to expand its retrofitting, modernization and upgrading services for gas turbine equipment in the global Oil & Gas industry Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 Turbine Technology Services Corporation (TTS), a full-service gas turbine engineering firm based in Orlando, Florida, is reporting the successful completion of a gas fuel system valve conversion project for a legacy GE Frame 5001 gas turbine at a Mississippi area power station. The...

2012-09-06 23:01:07

Provides A Powerful Blow Off Force And Reduces Compressed Air Use Over A Wide Range Of Applications Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 The new Nex Flow Air Edger Flat Jet Nozzle provides a powerful force while reducing compressed air use for a variety of blow off applications. The unit is 2” wide and the gap is maintained by a shim. Changing or stacking various shim sizes allows you to set the force that you need for any particular application — from a light blow off...

Student Experiments To Launch August 23
2012-08-18 08:16:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Atmospheric and technological experiments designed by students at four different US universities will be carried into space the morning of Aug. 23, NASA officials announced on Friday. The experiments are part of the US space agency's RockSat-X educational initiative, which they explain is designed to allow pupils enrolled at educational institutions across the country to gain "hands-on experience in designing, fabricating, testing...

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2012-08-15 20:42:35

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Air Force's new aircraft of the future crashed during a hypersonic test flight, hitting a speed bump in the future of creating quick flights from New York to London. The X-51A WaveRider was designed to reach Mach 6, or 3,600 mph, after being dropped from a B-52 bomber. The aircraft underwent a test on Tuesday, and was brought out off the Southern California coast to experience a few minutes of flying at hypersonic speeds....

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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...

2012-07-08 22:20:15

LONDON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, the largest system supplier to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, has ramped up its operations and its supply chain to support Boeing's rate readiness needs for 787 production. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). "Hamilton Sundstrand has delivered more than 85 full ship sets of hardware, with a combined total of over 60,000 components and subsystems, to airplane...

2012-05-02 06:20:08

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G engine successfully completed its first flight on April 30, launching the engine family's flight test program. The PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft flew on a specially designed stub wing aboard Pratt & Whitney's Boeing 747SP flying test bed at the company's Mirabel Aerospace Centre, in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp....

'Critical' Spaceplane Engine Testing Underway
2012-04-29 04:30:10

Testing has begun on an engine that could make it possible for a plane to travel into space, travel at five times the speed of sound, and make it possible to reach any destination on the planet in no more than four hours, Suzannah Hills of the Daily Mail reported on Saturday. The vehicle in question is the Skylon, an unmanned, reusable spaceplane that is currently in development at UK aerospace company Reaction Engines Ltd (REL). According to Hill, the craft can take off and land from any...

Image 1 - After Delays, ATREX Mission Finally Takes Off
2012-03-27 05:52:23

[ Watch the Video ] Nearly two weeks and several delays later, NASA finally received optimal conditions today at 4:58 a.m. EDT to launch its five-rocket ATREX mission from Virginia as part of its study of the jet stream. The five rockets blasted off early this morning from NASA´s Wallops Island space center. The launch, originally scheduled for March 15, was initially delayed due to a malfunction in one of the rocket´s internal radio frequency systems. The Anomalous Transport...