To control the sturdier aircraft, designers added movable panels to the ends of those stiffwings.
Now, at the centennial of powered human flight, the original technique for controlling aircraft is in the midst of a revival.
Going beyond wings that merely flex, scientists and engineers have also been developing aircraft surfaces capable of molding themselves from one shape into another, much as arm muscles bulge and flatten.
Law enforcement agencies should remain aware of national aircraft accident trends because local trends often mimic them.
The western region accounted for a significant proportion of aircraft accidents, with Alaska and California making up 53 percent of aircraft accidents in this region in 1998.
Police departments also should focus on seasonal trends to prepare for such contingencies as weather and amount of daylight, which may impair a response to a small aircraft accident.
The C-27J Team is led by L-3 Communications Integrated Systems (L-3 IS) (NYSE: LLL), Finmeccanica's Alenia North America, Global Military Aircraft Systems (GMAS), and Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (NYSE: BA).
The customer needs a streamlined, process-based operation for high-volume production of this aircraft.
Today's event follows the C-27J successful completion of the Early User Survey evaluations, one of the final steps before selection for the Joint Cargo Aircraft (JCA) program, expected in March 2007.
These risks include the economic health of the airline industry, demand for Global Aircraft
Solutions' services, and competitive pricing pressures.
is a Clearwater, Florida based company that is developing a unique ground to air in-flight aircraft communication network that it anticipates will facilitate homeland security and in-flight entertainment.
announced that it had signed a letter of intent to merge with Sky Way Aircraft, Inc.
The first of the leased new generation GECAS aircraft order is expected to be delivered in the second quarter of 2001.
WestJet will also enter into hedging agreements that will provide interest rate protection to eliminate interest rate risk in the GECAS leases as well as currency rate protection to eliminate foreign exchange risk on the US dollar based GECAS leases and the Boeing aircraft purchases.
This order ensures our supply of up to 94 aircraft over the coming eight years and will allow WestJet to expand to serve an increasing number of communities.