BAE to upgrade South Korean KF-16 fighters

jueves, 2 de agosto de 2012

BAE to upgrade South Korean KF-16 fighters: BAE Systems North America has been selected by South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) as the prime integrator for upgrading the air force's ageing fleet of KF-16 fighter aircraft.

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Suborbital Reusable Vehicles: A 10-Year Forecast Of Market Demand Released

Suborbital Reusable Vehicles: A 10-Year Forecast Of Market Demand Released: Space Florida And The FAA See 'Great Promise' In The Sunshine State Space Florida – the State of Florida’s spaceport authority and aerospace economic development agency – and the FAA's Office of Commercial Space (FAA-AST) – partnered in November 2011 to commission a study prepared by The Tauri Group, on the forecast 10-year demand for suborbital reusable vehicles. The research and analysis-focused process is considered a conservative first analysis of the suborbital flight segments for personal spaceflight and science missions.

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Sandia Labs investigates new offshore wind turbine designs

Sandia Labs investigates new offshore wind turbine designs:
When it comes to large-scale applications, vertical axis wind turbines are traditionally c...
Albuquerque-based Sandia National Laboratories is conducting comprehensive research into the viability of vertical axis wind turbines (VAWTs) for offshore use. The design, previously considered impractical for large-scale applications, has the potential to transform offshore wind technology, making it a more economically viable energy source... Continue Reading Sandia Labs investigates new offshore wind turbine designs

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Road-able Aircraft: Plane Driven conversion kit lets a Glasair aircraft be driven as a trike

Plane Driven conversion kit lets a Glasair aircraft be driven as a trike:
The PD-2 conversion kit allows a Glasair Sportsman GS-2 light aircraft to be flown, or dri...
We’ve certainly been hearing a lot lately about the Terrafugia Transition, the “roadable aircraft” designed to be driven on the road or flown in the air. While it’s been designed from scratch as a completely original vehicle, Trey Johnson and his team at Plane Driven have taken a different approach in creating a competing product. Their PD-2 kit can be added to an existing Glasair Sportsman GS-2 light aircraft, allowing it to be converted into a highway-capable motorized trike when needed... Continue Reading Plane Driven conversion kit lets a Glasair aircraft be driven as a trike

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