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XC-142 VTOL Aircraft

XC-142 VTOL Aircraft The Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV) XC-142 was a tri-service tiltwing experimental aircraft designed to investigate the operational suitability of vertical/short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) transports. An XC-142A first flew conventionally on 29 September 1964, and on 11 January 1965, it completed its first transitional flight by taking off vertically, …

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World’s first manned flight with an electric multicopter

On October 21st, 2011, Thomas Senkel of e-volo made the first manned flight with an electric multicopter (VTOL), the so called volocopter VC1, at an airstrip in the southwest of Germany. The flight lasted 90 seconds, after which the constructor and test pilot stated: “The flight characteristics are good natured. …

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Civilian Drone caused Aircraft Crash ! Investigation going on

U.S.’s First Drone-Linked Aircraft Crash Is Being Investigated Article originally appeared on Bloomberg A helicopter Crashed During landing at  South Carolina this week . It is believed that a civilian drone might be involved in helicopter crash . Investigation is going on .This crash is first drone-related crash of an aircraft in …

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⚠️ BIRDS VS AIRCRAFT ⚠️ Video Compilations

A bird strike or  bird ingestion  or bird aircraft strike hazard (BASH)—is a collision between an airborne animal and a manmade vehicle, especially an aircraft. The term is also used for bird deaths resulting from collisions with structures such as power lines, towers and wind turbines BIRDS VS AIRCRAFT ⚠ …

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Waking up, working, and going to sleep in Zero G

Waking up, working, and going to sleep in Zero G When we settle into our beds at night, we usually experience a pleasant sense of unburdening. After a long day of walking, sitting, and standing, letting gravity do the work and sinking into a soft mattress can be a relief. …

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Felix Baumgartner’s supersonic freefall from 39,045 meters

Felix Baumgartner’s supersonic freefall from 39,045 meters After flying to an altitude of 39,045 meters (128,100 feet) in a helium-filled balloon Felix Baumgartner completed a record breaking jump for the ages from the edge of space, exactly 65 years after Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier flying in an …

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