All posts in 'Aviation News'

NASA Begins Flight Testing of Shape-Shifting Wings

Posted on December 13th, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

NASA’s green aviation project, together with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and FlexSys, Inc, is one step closer to demonstrating technology that could make future airliners quieter and more fuel-efficient with the successful flight test of a wing surface that can change shape in flight. The Adaptive Compliant Trailing..
Read more

“Journey To Space” IMAX movie coming in February 2015

Posted on December 12th, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

When the last shuttle landed in 2011, it was actually the beginning of a new era of human spaceflight, with new mission preparations by NASA and the international space community which will take astronauts beyond low earth orbit back to the moon, to asteroids, and to Mars within a generation...
Read more

Apollo 13 anniversary to be commemorated at AirVenture

Posted on December 6th, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

Members of the Apollo 13 crew and team will participate in activities at AirVenture 2015 marking the 45th anniversary of what was called the “successful failure” of the aborted moon mission. EAA AirVenture 2015, the 63rd annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention, will be held July 20-26 at Wittman Regional Airport in..
Read more

AirWingMedia in Houston for Orion EFT-1 Mission

Posted on November 26th, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

AirWingMedia traveled to the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston to participate in NASA’s Social program to observe the December 5, 2014 unmanned test flight of NASA’s Orion spacecraft on a Delta IV launch vehicle. What we saw at the NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Apollo Era Mission..
Read more

AirWingMedia at Armstrong Flight Research Center

Posted on November 25th, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

November 18 and 19, 2014, AirWingMedia attended a NASA Social event at the Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, California. There we learned all the things NASA is doing to push the frontier of faster, safer, and more fuel efficient aeronautics technologies. NASA Aeronautics Research Contributions to..
Read more

NASA tests prototype twin-fuselage glider for satellite launches

Posted on November 5th, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

NASA has successfully flight-tested a prototype twin-fuselage towed glider that could lead to rockets being launched from pilotless aircraft at high altitudes – a technology application that could significantly reduce the cost and improve the efficiency of sending small satellites into space. The first flights of the one-third-scale twin fuselage..
Read more

First Boeing 747 now open for display at Museum Of Flight

Posted on October 4th, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

The growing worldwide demand for air travel during the 1960s led to the development of the 747, the first “Jumbo Jet.” “Merely recalling the early days of the 747 program brings sweat to the palms of my hands,” Boeing’s then-president, William Allen, said years after the giant aircraft had been..
Read more

Sikorsky unveils the S-97 Raider Helicopter

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

Sikorsky S-97 Raider Unveiling Video Imagine a next-generation multi-mission helicopter platform so advanced that it can reach speeds of more than 220 knots, operating at 10,000 feet in 95° F of heat. The Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER™ helicopter is poised to realize this vision and revolutionize next-generation military aviation. The S-97..
Read more

CH-46E Sea Knight to make final air show flight at MCAS Miramar

Posted on October 1st, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

By Cpl. Owen Kimbrel | 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing For decades, the CH-46E Sea Knight has served our country with honor, reliability and time tested dependability. The Sea Knight, also known as the “Phrog,” is scheduled to perform in the upcoming 2014 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show, but this..
Read more

SpaceX Cargo Resupply Mission 4

Posted on September 15th, 2014 · Posted in Aviation News

November 25: 3-D Printer Creates First Object in Space on International Space Station Niki Werkheiser, NASA’s 3-D Printing Project Manager, talks with Marshall Space Flight Center’s Bill Hubscher about today’s on-orbit set-up and first test run of the International Space Station’s 3-D Printer, a technology demonstration that is the first..
Read more