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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
July 31st
Publication Info Cover Date:  Mon, 2016-08-01 Volume:  112 ...
July 30th
Legendary airshow performer R.A. Bob Hoover almost “Went West” on the eve of this year’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh due to life-threatening anemia. read more
July 30th
Alexandre Couvelaire, inventor of the TBM700, Porsche-Mooney and an aviation futurist, believes that the electrically-powered Sun Flyer, being developed by Aero Electric Aircraft Corporation in concert with Bye Aerospace, is emblematic of next-generation ...
July 30th
Airbus Group Innovations has flown its E-fan proof-of-concept electric aircraft with hybrid propulsion, adding an internal-combustion engine as a range extender. read more
July 30th
Embraer Executive Jets introduced the latest evolution of the Phenom 100—the Phenom 100 EV at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh on July 27. read more
July 30th
Remos, the German-based aircraft manufacturer, is showcasing the new LSA (light sport aircraft) GXiS, powered by the fuel-injected Rotax 912 iS Sport at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. read more
From FlightGlobal
July 27th
Malaysia Airlines has placed a firm order for 25 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, and taken options on a further 25.
July 25th
Introduction to service of the Boeing 737 Max will be a "game changer" for Ryanair, argues the budget airline's finance chief Neil Sorahan.
July 22nd
American Airlines has deferred the deliveries of all of the 22 Airbus A350-900s that it has on order, as it works to reduce its capital expenditures and manage capacity through 2018.
July 14th
Aside from an AirAsia-fuelled jump on the second day, order activity at this year s show was much lower than the deal announcements frenzies of recent years.
July 13th
FlightGlobal's Order Tracker provides regularly updated details of all the firm and LoI commercial air transport announcements made during this year's Farnborough air show: Updated 17:00 Wednesday 13 July.
July 13th
Synergy Aerospace has finalised a purchase agreement covering 62 Airbus A320neo-family aircraft, after signing a memorandum of understanding for the narrowbodies at last year's Paris air show.



  • Two new links on the LINKS page, to AeroStudents and to Engineers Edge add more reference material and on line calculators of a broad range of engineering topics.

  • Free program for digitizing curves - CurveSnap, added to Programs page and link to on line curve digitizing site

  • Spreadsheet  on Spreadsheets page for extracting SPC loads from NASTRAN f06 output file

  • Link to MIL SPECS and more specifications, handbooks, on EverySpec  at LINKS page

  • New spreadsheets: stress-strain curve for non linear stress analysis and Neuber Plasticity correction using Ramberg&Osgood material curve added to the Spreadsheets page

  • Link to all regulations and specifications, from EASA, on the Regulations - Aircraft page  

  • New page:  CAD Programs with links for download, free, CAD Programs for 2D and 3D

  • New page:  Compilers with links for download, free, compilers for the most used programs for engineering and research.

  • New link on Links page to NASA site with NASA and NACA Technical reports for downloading.



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