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Lateral Force Due To Wind

05/02/2016 by bhankiii
How would you go about determining the lateral force on an aircraft (or boat, or automobile) due to a sideways wind? It seems like you could do it by...
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Last comment 05/03/2016 by bhankiii

Earth Axis on the Move?

04/21/2016 by jdretired
The planet's North Pole mysteriously changed the direction of its travel in 2000, turning eastwards towards the Greenwich meridian. It now seems that...
Pathfinder Tags: earth's axis global warming
Views: 427, Comments: 35
Last comment 05/02/2016 by James Stewart

New Jet Hoverboard Video

04/21/2016 by James Stewart
I thought you gents would like to see this, if not seen already. jet hover board new Would you like to have one in your garage? Want to paint the ba...
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Views: 308, Comments: 24
Last comment 04/22/2016 by James Stewart

CCD-8091 Sensor Question

04/15/2016 by olehwi
Hello all, . . . Looking to purchase a number of Fairchild CCD-8091 optical line sensors. These have been obsoleted by Fairchild some time ago, . . bu...
Views: 167, Comments: 4
Last comment 04/17/2016 by Larry James

The Falcon Has Landed

04/08/2016 by Pulpmillguy
So cool...Falcon made it successfully back to "Of Course I Still Love You"...and waiting for the hook-up of Dragon to the ISS
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Last comment 04/11/2016 by rashavarek
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Return of the Airship

03/31/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Engineers are busy preparing "the world's largest aircraft" for its maiden flight this spring. Not only is Airlander 10 a giant, stretching the lengt...
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Last comment 04/04/2016 by BlueAussieBoy

Two Years Later, but No Leads for Doomed Flight MH370

03/09/2016 by HUSH
Another aerospace blog entry? Yes please. Last week there was speculation that a mysterious airplane piece that washed up on a sandbar in the Mozamb...
Pathfinder Tags: accident airplane drift modeling safety
Views: 315, Comments: 12
Last comment 03/14/2016 by evanmjones

Two Innovations to Make Airplane Comfort Just a Little Bit Worse

02/24/2016 by HUSH
There are few things worse than an uncomfortable plane trip home from a vacation. And the better the vacation, the worse the plane trip can feel. As...
Pathfinder Tags: airplane parachute safety seat
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Last comment 02/29/2016 by reward54
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Knowledge is Power! A Case Study

09/28/2015 by SavvyExacta
Growing up, young people often hear the phrase "knowledge is power." This phrase originally appeared in Latin as "scientia potentia est" and is attrib...
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Last comment 10/03/2015 by IdeaSmith
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How To Dock With The International Space Station

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The Wright Brothers 'Won' but Whitehead was First: Thanks to the Press

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