How Forensic Engineering Solves Aviation Mysteries

How Forensic Engineering Solves Aviation Mysteries

Who doesn’t love an exciting crime drama? Such shows captivate audiences as they watch professionals employ a range of tools and techniques to get to pinpoint what happened long after the fact. Aviation detectives do the same thing, only instead of examining fingerprints or possessions left at the scene of a crime, they closely look …

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NASA Seeks And Receives Some Winning Aircraft Designs

NASA Seeks And Receives Some Winning Aircraft Designs

NASA recently put out the call for an aircraft design that may amount to some considerable competition for standard piston engine aircraft. The challenge was put forth to students throughout the United States. In response, submissions came from twenty universities and many were quite impressive. As NASA selected the winners from various university levels and …

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What’s The Latest Civilian Threat To Commercial Aviation?

What’s The Latest Civilian Threat To Commercial Aviation?

Since drones have become available and affordable to many civilians, there’s been growing concern with how they could accidentally or intentionally interfere with aircraft in flight. As the FAA is attempting to catch up with regulation that reflects this technology, there’s a new problem that’s affecting planes in-flight. In thousands of incidents, green lasers have …

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Are Wearable Robots Set To Be The Next Automobile?

Are Wearable Robots Set To Be The Next Automobile?

Robotic exoskeletons and bionic mobility aides can help people carry more weight, run faster, and regain movement after injury or impairment. Now some are saying this technology will be as important to the future of manufacturing as the automobile was to its past. That doesn’t meant wearable robots and exoskeletons will take the place of …

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