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Hamilton Airshow 2012

Every airshow transcends time because the idea of flying is so fascinating that the passage of time cannot make an airplane outdated or irrelevant. On the contrary, time makes it more interesting, more elegant, its role and relevance amplified.

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Attitude Director Indicator, ADI (click on picture to view in High Resolution)

  Attitude Director Indicator The ADI presents primary aircraft attitude indication as well as pitch and roll information to the flight crew. In addition, other ancillary data is displayed, like ground speed, autopilot, auto-throttle, and flight director modes, etc. The … Continue reading

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Vehicle Sketch Pad, OpenVSP, NASA Open Source Parametric Geometry

Here are airplane types available within OpenVSP, NASA Vehicle Sketch Pad. OpenVSP is a parametric aircraft geometry tool. OpenVSP allows the user to create a 3D model of an aircraft defined by common engineering parameters. This model can be processed … Continue reading

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Cutaway compiled from iFlight, All Nippon Airways – click on picture to see in High Resolution

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Cutaway compiled from iFlight, All Nippon Airways. [ Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Dreamliner, Boeing 787, Boeing, 787 cutaway, Boeing 787 cutaway, cutaway, airplane cutaway, 787 design, Boeing 787 Design, ANA, All Nippon Airways, Nippon ]

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Airbus A380 Flight Control Surfaces During Landing

Airbus A380 flight control surfaces during landing. Frames are from the Blue-Ray disk “Legends of Flight”. [ Airbus, aircraft, airplane, A380, Landing, Flaps, Slats, Spoilers, Nacelle, Krueger, aircraft control surfaces, flight control surfaces, control surfaces, flight, high lift, high lift … Continue reading

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Boeing 737-300 Wing Control Surfaces During Landing

Boeing 737-300 Wing Control Surfaces During Landing. [Boeing 737, Boeing 737-300, flaps, ailerons, spoilers, wings, wing, aircraft, airplane, jetliner, jet, landing, airport, vortex generators ]

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Stealth Glider Model Airplane Airfoil Drawing

Stealth Glider Model Airplane Airfoil Drawing. Will try to enter the airfoil’s coordinates into the VisualFoil 5.0, an airfoil design software recently purchased from Hanley Innovations.

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