Rolls Royce EVTOL flying engine

Rolls Royce debuted its EVTOL (Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing) concept in digital form at the Farnborough Airshow. The system relies on 6 rotors that offer vertical and horizontal propulsion with a total of 500 kW electric power. The system includes a M250 engine, so it can be easily filled at airports. The EVTOL can … Continue reading Rolls Royce EVTOL flying engine

Free software from NASA

#NASA #space #Technology #apps #aircraft #dynamics Get excited! NASA published its 2017-2018 software catalog, which lists the many apps, code libraries and tools that pretty much anyone can download and use. Most of it is closely tied to NASA research and work. Here is the link to the catalog. For example, you are building a … Continue reading Free software from NASA

Russian military plane crash

A Russian defense ministry TU-154 aircraft crashed over the Black Sea. There were 91 people aboard the aircraft. The plane had recently gone missing when it took off from the Black Sea resort at Sochi, and the crash site was found by a team of rescuers near the coast of Sochi. The ministry said that … Continue reading Russian military plane crash

Russian Military plane crash, no deaths

A russian military plane crash landed on Monday while approaching an Arctic airport, about 30 miles from the town of Tiksi in the Sakha-Yakutia region on the Laptev Sea. The plane occupants, 39 in total, had 32 passengers and 7 crew members, were injured during the incident but no one had died. 32 were said … Continue reading Russian Military plane crash, no deaths