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TSR2 ends up on crutches to reach destination UBM hoversystems of Southampton, a member of the UBM group of Companies, has provided hover platforms to move a TSR2 aircraft across the grass airfield at R.A.F. Henlow, Bedfordshire.
AT the present time The Queen's University of Belfast has nine faculties and 670 fulltime teachers. The total student population of 6385 includes 4898 fulltime undergradduates and 632 fulltime postgraduates.
THE Super OneEleven aircraft of the European Division of British Airways, currently have the ability to operate in Cat 2 conditions RVR down to 400 metres and decision heights down to 100 ft. They are equipped with a MarconiElliot autopilot which is an extension of the basic E2000 fitted to all...
Flight testing of modern high performance aircraft has generated an increasingly complex data handling workload and this contributes significantly to the duration and cost of flight test programmes. Automation of this critical data handling process can reduce the high cost of such a programme by...
EXCELLENT progress is being made with the development of the 50 000 lb thrust RollsRoyce RB.211524 engine. This engine gives 19 per cent more takeoff thrust than RB.211s which entered service in 1972 powering mediumrange Lockheed TriStar airliners. A bench development RB.211524 engine recently...
Nondestructive testing NDT makes use of the controlled application of physical phenomena to materials so that interpretation of signals derived from the materials indicates their fitness, or otherwise, to perform a design function. The purpose of NDT is to ensure that mainly load carrying...
The Chubb Pathfinder airfield crash truck, winner of last year's Design Council Award, which has just won a large order from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Twelve vehicles are being built at a cost of 15 million for service at Newark, La Guardia and John F. Kennedy Airports.
Goodyear Propose Spaceage Airship When Goodyear launched their latest airship Europa at Cardington in 1972 it sparked off considerable interest in the possibilities of constructing huge airships of a similar design for use as aerial cargo transporters.
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