South African Air Force Museum


SAAF Museum Swartkop South African Air Force Museum
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X-47B bat-winged unmanned aircraft – Maiden flight

The US Navy X-47B UCAS-D (Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration) successfully completed its first flight at Edwards AFB on February 4, 2011.

The flight which was conducted by a US Navy/Northrop Grumman test team, lasted 29 minutes. The flight test was aimed to provide test data to check the system software for guidance and navigation, and the aerodynamic control of the tailless drone. The X-47B is deemed to safely take off from, and land on the deck of an aircraft carrier.

Other flight tests should be performed to validate the airworthiness of the drone in Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NAS Pax River), Maryland till 2013. Here is the maiden flight video:

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Flying over water thanks to… water!

The JetLev, the Raymond Li’s invention allows people to fly, levitate or even walk on water. This amazing device costs around $ 100,000.

Watch the video:

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PW1000G geared turbofan engine

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Deadly blast at Moscow Domodedovo airport

Russian capital on edge after airport blast kills 35 (WRAPUP 4)

23:25 24/01/2011 Police in Moscow and other Russian cities stepped up security on Monday evening after an attack at the capital’s Domodedovo airport killed over 30 people and wounded scores earlier in the day.>>

Explosion at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport

19:40 24/01/2011 Over 30 people were killed and at least 130 injured in a suicide bombing that ripped through Domodedovo Airport’s international arrivals gate>>

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