Saturday, 25 October 2014

Aerospace

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New plant to convert waste cooking oil into aviation biofuel

23 Oct 2014

Up to 500 million gallons of aviation biofuel will be made from waste cooking oil at a new demonstration facility in China.

Reducing waste and costs with ALM

Printed titanium aircraft parts challenge forging strength with reduced cost

22 Oct 2014 | By Jason Ford

The costs and waste associated with producing complex titanium alloy components for aircraft could be reduced if those parts were made using additive layer manufacturing.

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Flight path: aerospace career guide for graduate engineers

8 Oct 2014 | By Stephen Harris

Aerospace is one of the UK’s most important and most exciting engineering sectors, offering graduates a wealth of job opportunities across the country.

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The off-the-shelf drone promises to be a popular gift this Christmas

The holly and the UAV

22 Oct 2014 | By Jon Excell

The rise of the do-it-yourself drone - which looks destined to become one of this year’s most popular festive gifts - is raising security and privacy concerns that could have implications for the wider UAV industry

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Political posturing couldn't save Boris Island

3 Sep 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

The Thames Estuary airport was one of Boris Johnson’s pet projects, but realistically he could only cheerlead and the odds were always stacked against it.

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October 1960: High speed wind tunnels

15 Oct 2014 | By Jon Excell

In October 1960, The Engineer reported on the opening of two new high speed wind tunnels at the Warton Aerodrome, near Preston. 

The firing of the first test missile from trials ship HMS Girdle Ness

​This week in 1959: A rare sighting of the Seaslug

19 Feb 2014 | By Jon Excell

The Engineer gets its first look at the The Armstrong-Whitworth “Seaslug”, the UK Navy’s first guided surface to air missile

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