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RoboBees Use Electrostatic Adhesion
7-8-16  Harvard University roboticists have demonstrated that their flying microrobots, called RoboBees, can now perch during flight to save energy - like bats or birds. The team turned to electrostatic adhesion - the same basic science that causes a static-charged balloon to stick to a wall. 
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VFR In July, 90 deg and Climbing  7-6-16  Hangar 5 is busy as usual fixing and repairing airplanes.

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6-21-16  In a recent article in Flying Magazine, CLICK HERE TO SEE PART OF THE ARTICLEeditor Stephen Pope gives us more advice on how to properly maintain and operate you aircraft engine. Here's a few things to consider from the article:
"Stop listening to all the supposed "experts" in airport coffee shops and online forums who claim they know it all. There's a good chance they don't - and the wisdom they spout could be the polar opposite of how you should be caring for one of your biggest aviation-related investments. One of the easiest ways to ensure
your engine has a long and healthy life is to follow the manufacturer recommendations, not what the guy in the hangar next door says works for
him. Proper maintenance is the key."


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