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2012-06-21 23:01:58

Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it will employ its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) on behalf of the Queensland Government for the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) for the first Siam weed detection trials using UAS. BRISBANE, Australia (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it will employ its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) on behalf...

How Are Mosquitoes Able To Fly In The Rain?
2012-06-05 08:55:00

[ Watch the Video ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com Anyone who has ever seen mosquitoes fly in the rain has probably rooted for the tiny pests to be taken out of the air by the constant barrage of aqua missiles sometimes weighing 50 times their mass. Unfortunately, mosquitoes have nothing to worry about because their low mass, wing design, hydrophobicity, and hard exoskeleton afford them substantial protection from the rain, according to a new report published in the Proceedings of...

2012-03-01 10:53:51

Propulsion by a novel jet engine is the crux of the innovation behind a University of Colorado Boulder-developed aircraft that´s accelerating toward commercialization. Jet engine technology can be small, fuel-efficient and cost-effective, at least with Assistant Professor Ryan Starkey´s design. The CU-Boulder aerospace engineer, with a team of students, has developed a first-of-its-kind supersonic unmanned aircraft vehicle, or UAV. The UAV, which is currently in a prototype...


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