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Aircraft systems in the environmental chamber

How can air transport be made more environmentally compatible, economical and sustainable? The Fraunhofer flight test facility in Holzkirchen is soon to be expanded with the installation of a thermal test ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Engineering
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45,000 feet: Future UAVs may fuel up in flight

Currently global military aviation relies on a key enabler – aerial refueling. Fighters, bombers, reconnaissance and transport aircraft use "flying gas stations" to go the extra mile. Increasingly, UAVs ...

dateOct 08, 2012 in Engineering
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Image: Readying Orion for flight

(Phys.org) -- The NASA team at the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans has completed the final weld on the first space-bound Orion capsule. The Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) Orion will be shipped ...

dateJun 26, 2012 in Space Exploration
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