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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

Originally posted on CBS Los Angeles:
FAIRFAX (CBSLA.com) — The Federal Aviation Administration has revealed new proposals for regulations supporting the commercial use of small drones. The drastic increase in popularity of the use of small UAVs has taken place…

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