Archive for November, 2012

406 ELT Info

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Here is some general information on the new 406 ELT from a FAA website.  Click here for the document.

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406 ELT Requirements

Friday, November 30th, 2012

February 1 2013 the Bahamas will require all aircraft to have the new 406 ELT installed and Mexico will follow in June 2013.  You will not be allowed to fly in those countries unless you have the new type ELT installed.

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Human Powered Helicopter

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Engineering students of all levels, Freshman through PhD, at the University of Maryland’s Clark School of Engineering and Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center are working on a  human powered helicopter.  Click here for full story.

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One Wheel Vehicle / Motorcycle

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Here is an interesting post from The Kneeslider about a one wheel vehicle.  Click here for full story.

 

 

 

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Motorcycle Powered Cars

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Here is an interesting post from The Kneeslider on cars powered by motorcycle engines.

Motorcycle Powered Cars

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Citation Jet Crash

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Citation Jet overruns runway and crashes

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Plane Hits SUV That Fails To Stop

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

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Today in Aviation History
July 19, 1963: NASA pilot Joseph Walker flew the No. 3 North American X-15 to an unofficial record height of 347,800 feet at a speed of 3,710 mph.