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ALL ELECTRIC FLIGHT SIMULATOR 7-13-14 Flight simulators for commercial and military pilots have been using platforms mounted on what's called a hexapod table which consist of six hydraulic cylinders that create the motion. However, with the advance in electric motor technology, they are replacing the hydraulic cylinders with electric drive shafts on ball screws. Magnets made of a rare earth material called neodymium is what makes this all possible.
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VFR in July   7-9-14: It's not raining and a nice blue sky. Let's go for a ride before the severe storms come in. I heard last night that 30,000 up northern NH were out of electric power until this morning. Trees uprooted in Ohio and Pennsylvania and Maryland. Fortunately, we haven't had any major damage around the seacoast area. The winds today were out of the west gusting to 18. Here's a few pics of the day.


 

FAA Safety Seminar at Sanford Airport  7-8-14: 
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