Space & Technology The X-59 small-scale model is seen in NASA Glenn’s 8- by- 6-foot Supersonic Wind Tunnel. The model was inverted with the shock wave sensor array mounted on the tunnel’s ceiling during the testing. (NASA photograph) The X-59 small-scale model is seen in NASA Glenn’s 8- by- 6-foot Supersonic Wind Tunnel. The model was inverted with the shock wave sensor array mounted on the tunnel’s ceiling during the testing. (NASA photograph)

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Big changes in the wind for county-run airports

LANCASTER, Calif. — A reorganized commission appointed to advise County Supervisors on operations of the county’s five general aviation airports,…

By Larry Grooms • January 28, 2022 9:00 am
NASA spinoffs help fight coronavirus, clean pollution, grow food, more

NASA’s mission of exploration requires new technologies, software, and research — which show up in daily life. The agency’s Spinoff…

By Sarah Frazier • January 28, 2022 8:51 am
Bell Boeing improving maintainability of V-22 Osprey

Bell, a Textron Inc. company, has completed the first Nacelle Improvements Modification on an Air Force CV-22 Osprey. The aircraft…

By Aerotech News & Review • January 28, 2022 8:27 am
Long Beach company hosts delegation from U.S. Army, Navy and Lockheed Martin

Long Beach, Calif., — Based Integrated Polymer Solutions hosted a delegation of senior leaders from the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy…

By Aerotech staff and wire reports • January 27, 2022 10:52 am
Paragon, Northrop Grumman finalize HALO life support contract

TUCSON, Ariz. — Paragon Space Development Corporation and Northrop Grumman have finalized a contract, valued in excess of $100 million,…

By Aerotech staff and wire reports • January 27, 2022 10:43 am
Rutan name will be added to Mojave Air and Space Port

At the first board meeting of 2022 on Jan. 18, Directors of the Mojave Air and Space Port voted unanimously…

By Cathy Hansen • January 27, 2022 10:35 am
NASA’s X-59 Quiet Supersonic Transport beginning to resemble actual aircraft

A heavy chorus of bolting and machinery filled the X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology, or QueSST, assembly building as engineers, system…

By Sasha Ellis and Evan Flatt • August 7, 2021 2:28 pm
Newest X-Plane is Edwards’ NF-16D VISTA, now called X-62A

The NF-16D Variable In-flight Simulator Aircraft (VISTA) has been redesignated as the X-62A, effective June 14, 2021. The VISTA, which…

By Giancarlo Casem • August 2, 2021 3:34 pm
XQ-58A Valkyrie Tail #1 prepares for transfer to Air Force Museum

Air Force Research Laboratory engineers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, have prepared the XQ-58A Valkyrie Tail #1 to be transferred…

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