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Real-Time Data Sharing Can Make Airports Greener and More Efficient

May 18, 2015 — Aviation engineering experts have revealed a new framework that could reduce delays, improve efficiency and cut pollution at major international airports. With increasing air traffic, rising fuel ... read more

Airflow Model to Reduce Time on the Tarmac

May 6, 2015 — A mechanical engineering professor describes in a new article a new mathematical tool he developed to calculate the flow of turbulent air produced by a plane's wing tips when an airplane takes ... read more

Mar. 23, 2015 — The first test flight using a fixed-wing unmanned aircraft to inspect an energy pipeline route was completed, a step toward making aerial inspections of energy pipelines safer and more economical, ... read more

Mar. 10, 2015 — Biorobotics researchers have developed the first aerial robot able to fly over uneven terrain that is stabilized visually without an accelerometer. Called BeeRotor, it adjusts its speed and avoids ... read more

Mar. 6, 2015 — It took just three seconds for the attitude control motor of NASA's Orion Launch Abort System (LAS) to prove that its material can survive not only the intense temperatures, pressures, noise and ... read more

Mar. 2, 2015 — Researchers are developing technologies -- including heated pavements, electrically conductive concrete and nanostructured superhydrophobic coatings -- to quickly and economically clear snow and ice ... read more

Networks of Micro-Drones: What Can They Be Expected to Do?

Mar. 3, 2015 — Micro-drones are already being put to use in a large number of areas: These small aircraft face extensive requirements when performing aerial observation tasks or when deployed in the field of ... read more

Feb. 25, 2015 — When you don't know how to get to an unfamiliar place, you probably rely on a smart phone or other device with a Global Positioning System (GPS) module for guidance. You may not realize that, ... read more

Feb. 27, 2015 — In a world first, researchers have developed a talking drone that can converse with air traffic controllers just like a normal ... read more

Feb. 27, 2015 — Sewage sludge, green waste, production residue from the food industry, straw or animal excrement – with the biobattery‘s modular concept a much larger range of biomass can be utilized for energy ... read more

Methane Leaks from Three Large US Natural Gas Fields in Line With Federal Estimates

Feb. 18, 2015 — Tens of thousands of pounds of methane leak per hour from equipment in three major natural gas basins that span Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Pennsylvania, according to airborne measurements ... read more

Feb. 11, 2015 — An experimental vehicle to develop an autonomous European reentry capability for future reusable space transportation has completed its mission. ESA's Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle flew a ... read more

Feb. 10, 2015 — Goodbye, geysers! NASA engineers have successfully finished anti-geyser testing for the liquid oxygen tank that will help fuel the agency's new rocket, the Space Launch System, on the journey to ... read more

Cracks in the Surface Coating of Gas Turbines Are Necessary for Longer Life-Span and Better Thermal Insulation

Feb. 10, 2015 — Gas turbines are used for the production of electricity and in aircraft engines. To increase the life-span of the turbines, they are sprayed with a surface coating. The coating consists of two layers ... read more

Feb. 2, 2015 — A breakthrough propulsion technology to provide greener air transport could be developed after the underlying engineering was declared a ... read more

Jan. 28, 2015 — New research is helping to develop new imaging technology to be used in the design, manufacture and maintenance for current and future generations of carbon composite aircraft. Two new ... read more

Jan. 30, 2015 — A new satellite imaging concept could significantly reduce search areas for missing boats and planes. Researchers have been trialling a concept for using satellite imagery to significantly improve ... read more

A Simulation Model to Find out the Effect of Electromagnetic Waves on the Human Body Is Developed

Jan. 26, 2015 — A researcher has simulated the effect that electromagnetic fields have on people. He has developed a model that allows the various phenomena that take place in the propagation of specific ... read more

Jan. 26, 2015 — A new article outlines many of the potential roles drones can play in university research, and the advantages they can offer in speed, cost and data ... read more

Jan. 26, 2015 — Getting around on Mars is tricky business. Each NASA rover has delivered a wealth of information about the history and composition of the Red Planet, but a rover's vision is limited by the view ... read more

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