Monthly Archives: January 2008

Using Kites to Pull Cargo Ships Across the Seas

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This makes so much sense! The MS Beluga is a 140 meter long cargo ship. It uses a 160 square meter sky-sail which is set to fly at a height between 100 and 300 meters above the ocean. Nice stuff.

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Carrier POV Landing

Kids, don’t try this at home.  Amazing that these guys can nail landings like this.

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Vincent

A nice little Tim Burton film which was suggested by a friend on Pownce. Where do people find this stuff!?

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Blaming carbon on planes ‘is flight of fancy’

Which is worse for the environment – cars or aircraft? If your answer was aircraft, then you are among a growing number of anti-aviation campaigners…who couldn’t be more wrong.

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Fun with HTML

A great creative site link from my friend Steve.  Enjoy this fun bit of creativity.

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Paper airplane to be dropped from Space Station to Earth

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For most people, it’s enough to see their paper plane fly for a few feet. The Japanese, however, want to send one 240 miles. . .through space. Cool!

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Glass Panel Comparison

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This is a nice summary of the two leading contenders in the glass panel cockpit battle. I’ve been usig one, so it was nice to learn more about the other.

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