PowerUp 3.0 – here's how it works

domingo, 24 de febrero de 2013

PowerUp 3.0 – here's how it works:

A paper airplane equipped with the PowerUp 3.0 kit, which is controlled via PowerUp's flig...
Earlier this month, we reported on the PowerUp 3.0 – a US$50 kit that lets you control a powered paper airplane via your smartphone. At the time, we were still waiting to hear back from its designer, regarding how a simple add-on motorized propeller could be used to actually steer the plane. Now we know.
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Skyflash: Jetman-like wings designed to allow ground take off

Skyflash: Jetman-like wings designed to allow ground take off:

The Skyflash one-man, jet-propelled wing undergoes testing
While most of us sit around grumbling and demanding to know, “where’s my jetpack?", German Fritz Unger and a group of friends have decided to do something about it. On a shoestring budget they are building their own one-man, jet-propelled wing. Dubbed “Skyflash,” it’s meant to not only emulate the jet wing made famous by Jetman Yves Rossy, but to go one better by taking off from the ground instead of having to be dropped from an aircraft...
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A400M Gears Up For First Flight

A400M Gears Up For First Flight:
The first flight of a production-standard A400M, Airbus Military's heavy airlifter, is expected to take place in the first week of March. The first aircraft, MSN0007, for the French Air Force, was rolled out of the paint-shop several months ago. 

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