MotoLOAD motorcycle loading system for light aircraft

domingo, 19 de febrero de 2012

MotoLOAD motorcycle loading system for light aircraft:

The MotoLOAD winches a MotoCYCLE into an airplane using a cordless drill

Light planes are a great way to get from A to B, but with the majority of small airports not boasting ground transportation services, getting from B to C can pose more of a problem. That's where the MotoLOAD system from Illinois-based MotoPOD comes in. Designed to slot into a small aircraft, the system makes unloading and unloading of some additional two-wheeled transport a simple job for just one person and their trusty cordless drill...
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Tegris: Thermoplastic composite takes on carbon fiber

Tegris: Thermoplastic composite takes on carbon fiber:

Whilst having similar properties to carbon fiber, Tegris won't shatter on impact, is appro...

Spartanburg, South Carolina, is home to one of the largest privately owned chemical and textile research establishments in the world, Milliken & Company. The firm's innovative research that combines textiles and chemistry has now produced a thermoplastic composite called Tegris that is cheap, recyclable and tough. These properties make Tegris an attractive alternative to (or composite partner for) carbon fiber, and it's already proving to have wide ranging applications in the automotive, military and sporting industries. ..
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