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(Photo credit: De Havilland Canada) De Havilland Canada has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ZeroAvia to integrate the Californian company’s hydrogen electric motors into new De Havilland aircraft models in service. Under the MOU, De Havilland Canada will have the option to purchase 50 ZeroAvia hydrogen-electric engines. The companies …

The Macrobat is an all-electric plane that crouches on bird’s feet. (Credits: Phractyl / SWNS) These images show the designs for an all-new personal flying vehicle – which crouches on bird’s feet, tilts its wings, and performs an “almost vertical” takeoff and landing. The Macrobat is an all-electric aircraft with a unique avian design – …

Looks like more headaches for Boeing. American Airlines announced Thursday that Boeing’s inability to deliver more than a dozen 787 Dreamliners has forced it to cancel flights scheduled for summer 2022, The New York Times reported. The announcement follows a turbulent year for the 787 program, including vendor errors and the discovery of serious flaws …

Two local companies that received Shawnee County taxpayer money on Wednesday are both active in the metals business, but they are not direct competitors. “We’re the sheet metal guys, he’s the structure, so we complement each other,” said Neal Spencer, president and CEO of Ernest-Spencer Metals Wednesday. Spencer referred to Haas Metal Engineering, or HME …

SINGAPORE – An intricately designed 3D printed cube, which represents the fusion of art and science, is one of the Republic’s contributions to an exhibit that humanity will send to the moon. The cube, named Structure & Reflectance, measures 1 cubic cm, with four of its faces each representing a unique series of patterns. The …

WASHINGTON: Bob Dole, who overcame serious combat injuries in World War II to become a prominent figure in American politics as longtime Republican Senator from Kansas and his party’s unsuccessful 1996 presidential candidate, is passed away on Sunday. He was 98 years old.Dole, known for his wit https://www.reuters.com/world/us/humor-late-former-senator-bob-dole-2021-12-05 which ranged from self-mockery to caustic, died …

Twice a week, a small soccer field in Iraq gives the 25-member national team of little people a chance to make their dreams come true and fight prejudice. Omar Abdel Rahman’s team have an ambitious goal: to travel to Argentina for their first international tournament. Despite modest means, players come from all over the country …

Dec. 2 – Aircraft maintenance firm West Star Aviation sees bluer skies in 2021 as it sails into one of its best years, and the company is considering another expansion in Chattanooga, an official said. West Star is considering building an additional hangar at the Chattanooga Airport, according to the company and an online document. …

EMERYVILLE (CBS SF) – A Bay Area startup aims to develop a “perpetual flight drone,” which can stay aloft for days, or even weeks at a time, using artificial intelligence to detect the thermal rises of the air. Emeryville-based Kraus Hamdani Aerospace said it successfully completed a 26-hour non-stop flight earlier this year. READ MORE: …

Two men from the city’s tool and die-making industry became aircraft restorers after they were accidentally hired to refurbish several aging exhibit planes at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). The plane had languished in poor condition for years. One is a British-made Hawker Hunter fighter-bomber acquired in 2009 from the Indian Air Force and …