Fluid mechanics

Sep 26, 2007 - 10:37 AM
The FAA has issued an airworthiness directive (AD) for the Eurocopter AS 350B/BA/B1/B2/B3/D and AS 355E Squirrel light helicopters, requiring replacement o
May 31, 2007 - 11:43 AM
Phoenix-based engine and avionics manufacturer Honeywell says its 10,000-pound-thrust engine contender is well under way.
Apr 30, 2007 - 6:39 AM
Twelve people, including company president Bob Bornhofen, continue to work on the Sport-Jet single-engine jet program based in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Apr 30, 2007 - 6:19 AM
Stage III Technologies, which received an STC two years ago this month for its hush kit for Gulfstream IIs and IIIs, plans to have its long-awaited first i
Apr 30, 2007 - 5:52 AM
French engine manufacturer Snecma is making progress with plans to develop a turbofan in the 10,000-pound-thrust class.
Apr 27, 2007 - 11:21 AM
By the middle of last month, Eclipse Aviation had delivered two airplanes to individual owners and three to air-taxi operator DayJet, which is using its ai
Mar 15, 2007 - 7:51 AM
A new control surface could reduce induced drag on commercial and business aircraft by up to 14 percent, resulting in fuel savings of more than $400 millio
Feb 2, 2007 - 9:48 AM
Sino Swearingen insists that the 2,500-nm-range SJ30-2 will be certified in the third quarter of this year, despite numerous program delays and the crash o
Feb 1, 2007 - 9:05 AM
In the year before April 26, 2003, when Sino Swearingen’s number-one SJ30-2 prototype crashed after entering an uncommanded and unrecoverable right roll du
Jan 31, 2007 - 9:48 AM
In the January issue of AIN (page 39), we recounted the origins of the Learjet, complete with references to the well worn tale of the Swiss fighter connect