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Future of Supersonic Travel: From Sonic ‘Boom’ to Sonic ‘Thump’

“NASA has been working for decades, essentially, on looking at technologies to take the ‘boom’ out of ‘boom,’” says Peter Coen, NASA’s Commercial Supersonic Technology Project manager. “We’d like to have sonic thump or just sonic sound. The idea is … Continue reading

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NASA, Lockheed Complete “Low Boom” X-plane Design

Newsweek (6/27, Bort) reports that NASA and Lockheed Martin have completed preliminary design review for the Quiet Supersonic Transport (QueSST), which could “pave the way for supersonic passenger travel.” NASA expects to select a manufacturer for the Low Boom Flight … Continue reading

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UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES HAVE A BRIGHT FUTURE IN MB

Driving out in the country these days is a bit like driving into the future, at least here in Manitoba. It seems that every second field has a small plane buzzing just above the treetops like a lot of oversized insects. Continue reading

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U.S. proposes rules for drones to perform commercial chores

Originally posted on Global News:
WASHINGTON – Long-awaited rules to usher in a new era in which small, commercial drones zipping through U.S. skies are a part of everyday life were proposed by the Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday. READ…

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New FAA Rules for Commercial Drones

Originally posted on Photofocus (old site):
I’m a drone owner. I have been studying, practicing with it and learning the ins and outs of aerial photography from an UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle.) It has been expensive with no real idea…

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Drone on: U.S. government proposes rules for the era of drones

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FAA Reveals Proposals For New Regulations On Commercial Drone Use

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Colorado remains at the top of national aerospace employment in 2014

reported that Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. determined that in 2014 Colorado came in third behind Florida and California in terms the total number of private-sector aerospace employees. Continue reading

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Coke Drones Sighted In Singapore

Coca-Cola Singapore embarked on a project (“Happiness from the Skies”) with Singapore Kindness Movement to bring cans of Coke each accompanied with a note of appreciation to more than 2500 construction workers in Singapore. Continue reading

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Drone carrying drugs crashes south of U.S. border

(CNN)A smuggler’s drone flying from Mexico crash-landed just south of the U.S. border city of San Ysidro, California, in a failed drug delivery this week, the Tijuana Municipal Police said. Continue reading

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