A recent American Medical Association report said more than 30 million Americans have chronic lung disease, and of those, an estimated 800,000 – 1,000,000 Americans require home therapy involving breathing medical oxygen. Now, there’s more good news for airline passengers who need to use portable oxygen.
NASA Finds Some Meteorites Supply Molecules That Are Building Blocks For Live
While the origin of life remains mysterious, scientists are finding more and more evidence that material created in space and delivered to Earth by comet and meteor impacts could have given a boost to the start of life. Some meteorites supply molecules that can be used as building blocks to make certain kinds of larger molecules that are critical for life.
USGS Aircraft Will Conduct Low-Altitude Flights In Mid-February
U.S. Geological Survey scientists will conduct a comprehensive, high-resolution airborne survey to study the rock layers under parts of Washington, Franklin and Crawford counties in Missouri in mid-February. Instruments on the helicopter will collect information about the underground geology and mineral deposits of the region.
Focus Was Sustainability Of The Technology In Aerospace Manufacturing
An environmental lifecycle comparison of two key production technologies, rapid investment casting and Direct Metal Laser Sintering, has been conducted by additive manufacturing company EOS and Airbus Group Innovations (previously EADS Innovation Works), of Filton, Bristol.
Company To Maintain UK Apache Targeting And Pilotage System
A $60 million sustainment and support contract has been awarded to Lockheed Martin by AgustaWestland for the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) system on the U.K.'s Apache AH Mk-1 aircraft.
Sessions To Be Held Feb. 27, 28 Include Aircraft Design, Legislation, Industry Concerns
Professionals looking to gain a better understanding of the emerging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry can take advantage of a two-day course being offered in Las Vegas Feb. 27 - 28 by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide.
The cooling of an air flow as it ascends a hill or mountain slope. If there is enough moisture and the air is stable, stratiform clouds and precipitation may form. If the air is unstable, there might be an increased chance of thunderstorm development.
Aero Linx: The International Miniature Aircraft Association, Inc. (IMAA)
The International Miniature Aircraft Association, Inc. (IMAA) is formed for the purpose of fostering and advancing the operation of large scale radio controlled model aircraft in a setting where informality and safety of operations prevail. Additionally, it is formed to create an atmosphere where pleasure, recreation, fellowship, and co-mingling can be fostered and found to exist amongst individuals enjoying the sport of building and flying large scale radio controlled model aircraft.
“Eurocopter AS355 operators can now benefit from the latest glass panel technology with improved reliability and decreased maintenance costs through the replacement of mechanical navigation instruments and spinning mass gyros with the installation of EFD 1000H Pro primary flight display,” said The MCA includes an EASA-approved flight manual supplement and restricts operation to day VFR.
Source: Mark Ferrari, vice president sales, Aspen Avionics, following the EASA approval of a minor change (MCA) to Aspen for the installation of the Evolution EFD 1000H Pro in the Eurocopter AS355.