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.
In July, 90 deg and Climbing 7-6-16
Hangar 5 is busy as usual fixing and repairing airplanes.
6-21-16 In a recent article in Flying
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:
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."