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2014-05-13 16:20:42

Vector Hawk SUAS features rapidly reconfigurable kits for multiple missions ORLANDO, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Designed for versatility and affordability, the new Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Vector Hawk addresses a broad set of unique missions and operating needs within a single system. With a gross takeoff weight of only four pounds and a vertical profile of only four inches, Vector Hawk boasts best-in-class payload capacity, speed and endurance....

2013-09-06 23:02:53

The Aeroscraft Receives Federal Aviation Administration Approval to Proceed With First Flight Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Aeroscraft manufacturer and operator, Aeros Corp., today announced receipt of an Airworthiness Certificate ‘R&D’ from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The Airworthiness Certificate was granted on Saturday, August 31. The FAA airworthiness certificate permits the 266-ft long Aeroscraft engineering vehicle to be operated in...

NASA LEGO Design Contest Winners Announced
2013-09-06 16:40:01

[ Watch the Video: LEGO NASA Contest Winners ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online No longer solely used by elementary school kids to make multicolor approximations of animals or automobiles, LEGOs have found a place in the hearts of artists and engineers alike. In a new competition, "NASA's Future Missions: Imagine. Invent. BUILD,” the US space agency looked to harness the creative spirit of LEGO builders and inspire a generation. Competitors were told to create...

Terrafugia Flying Car Company Develops New Concept
2013-05-07 12:35:16

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Terrafugia started developing the world's first flying car a few years ago, and even though its Transition Street-Legal Airplane isn't in production yet, it is already developing a new concept. The company announced this weekend that it has begun studies of a four-seat, vertical takeoff and landing hybrid-electric flying car called the TF-X. "Incorporating the state-of-the-art in intelligent systems, fly by wire controls, and...

2013-01-04 05:03:37

Promise Kept: Aeroscraft proof-of-design and technology demonstrator ℠The Game Changer´ is complete Los Angeles (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 The final configuration and vehicle systems integration functionality testing has been completed as the Aeroscraft sub-scale demonstration vehicle reaches the finish line. Aeroscraft proof-of-design prototype is the world's first rigid variable buoyancy air vehicle. It was developed by Aeros for over sized and heavy cargo/freight transportation...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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