Cool HD video shows how the F-35B can (theoretically) operate from remote airfields [feedly]

miércoles, 6 de enero de 2016

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Cool HD video shows how the F-35B can (theoretically) operate from remote airfields
// The Aviationist

F-35Bs showcase their STOVL capabilities that can be useful for remote airfield ops. Taken on May 6, 2015 the following footage features two F-35Bs from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, based out at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, practicing short take off and vertical landings as part of required flying field carrier landing practices (FCLP) […]
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Parrot flies with fixed wings for its speedy Disco drone [feedly]

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Parrot flies with fixed wings for its speedy Disco drone
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

Fixed-wing drones have been a popular choice for things like environmental conservation and surveillance, and now Parrot is looking to expand their appeal in the consumer realm as well. On show at CES this week, its Disco drone does away with the popular quadcopter design in favor of a speedy wing-shaped model that can simply be tossed in the air to take flight.

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Walkera's methanol-fuelled range extender keeps a QR X900 hexacopter in the air for more than an hour [feedly]

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Walkera's methanol-fuelled range extender keeps a QR X900 hexacopter in the air for more than an hour
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

Hexacopter flight times over an hour should soon become possible. Chinese drone manufacturer Walkera has decided to go beyond the battery, teaming up with micro-generator producers at GenSmart to build a new hybrid powertrain for its QR X900 professional heavy lifter. A tiny, efficient methanol motor charges the battery during flight, allowing long flight times and instant refueling and it can be switched off so the drone can operate in "stealth mode" when necessary.

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Section: Drones

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SpaceX's Reusable Rocket: The 'Holy Grail' of Space Flight?

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Boeing patents a new aerial refueling system method

. @Boeing patents a new aerial refueling system & method https://t.co/UNS6VORrz8 https://t.co/ExbqoSFsb0

https://twitter.com/jetcitystar/status/684830948861448192

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Algeria orders 12 Sukhoi Su-34 jets from Russia - UPI.com

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Belgium To Buy 34 New Fighters

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Ford Targets Drone-to-Vehicle Technology to Improve Emergency, Business Services

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Arianespace: Next-Gen Ariane 6 Still The Answer To SpaceX Falcon 9

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