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Robots are coming to aircraft assembly

Up to now, aircraft have been put together in huge assembly cells, but to build the necessary facilities is expensive and time-consuming. That is why Fraunhofer researchers have come up with a flexible assembly-line ...

Sep 19, 2011 not rated yet 1

Clearing the decks

On the deck of an aircraft carrier, where up to 60 aircraft are crammed into 4.5 acres (1.8 hectares), real estate is at a premium. While aircraft directors wave fighter jets out of the landing strip, maintenance ...

Aug 03, 2011 4.2 / 5 (5) 0 | with audio podcast

NASA aircraft to study air pollution

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two NASA research aircraft will fly over the Baltimore-Washington area of northeastern Maryland through July as part of a mission to enhance the measurement of ground-level air quality from space.

Jun 29, 2011 not rated yet 0