aerodynamics

Lufthansa to fly new B747-8 aircraft on India route


July 9th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Leading European carrier Lufthansa said Monday it will fly its new B747-8 aircraft on the Delhi-Frankfurt route, and would follow up by introducing it on ... Read more...

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Upgrades give Alonso a title shot: Fisichella


June 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New upgrades to Ferrari's aerodynamics have made Fernando Alonso a strong contender for the Formula One title, three-time race winner Giancarlo Fisichella said Wednesday.Ferrari struggled ... Read more...

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IRKUT sees good potential for MC-21 aircraft in India


March 15th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Russia's IRKUT Corp, a part of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), hopes to bag significant orders from India for its MC-21 futuristic aircraft, which will be rolled ... Read more...

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Ferrari, Red Bull exit F1 Teams Association


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Ferrari and World Champions Red Bull Racing have withdrawn from the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) over differences with the organisation in reducing costs in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dragonfly’s stability in flight inspires micro wind turbine design


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Micro wind turbines that can withstand gale-force winds are being developed with the technology that allows a dragonfly to remain stable while in flight.Micro wind turbines work very ... Read more...

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Italy’s $1.4m super car Pagani Huayra unveiled


January 29th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Automakers Pagani in Italy has come up with a 1.4 million dollar super car named Huayra.Named after an ancient Andean god of wind, the Huayra has been engineered ... Read more...

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Army officer completes first ‘lethal’ BASE jump in India (Lead)


October 29th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Though trained to intercept enemy communications, jumping off heights for the thrill of it is his passion. Lt. Col. Satyendra Verma of the Indian Army, also an ... Read more...

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Army officer becomes first Indian to BASE jump


October 29th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) An officer of the Indian Army Friday jumped off a 450-foot tower in the capital, successfully completing India's first BASE jump -- an adventure sport that is ... Read more...

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Indian cyclists back on CWG track after 32 years


September 21st, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma (Attn Editors: This is the 10th preview discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. This piece is on Cycling)New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bicycles might ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sukhoi Superjet 100 completes static tests programme


September 15th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian experts have completed static capacity tests on the Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100 aircraft, necessary for the implementation of SSJ 100 certification programme, the company said Wednesday. Specialists ... Read more...

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Flying fish ‘perform as well as some birds’


September 12th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): Flying fish can stay airborne just as well as small-to-midsize birds, according to a new study.Haecheon Choi, a mechanical engineer from Seoul National University, Korea, became fascinated by ... Read more...

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India’s cycling probables waiting a year for bikes


September 1st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Bizarre as it may appear, but the Indian cyclists for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games will be lucky if they can ride their competitive ... Read more...

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Why ‘controversial’ Jabulani ball is missing its mark in soccer WC


June 19th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): The Jabulani's aerodynamic effects coupled with Johannesburg's altitude may just be the reason why strikers and goalies have been grumbling about the Adidas manufactured ball this soccer World ... Read more...

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Beware of unpredictable World Cup soccer ball


June 9th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 9 (IANS) Jabulani, the new ball created for the 2010 soccer World Cup, will play "harder and faster," bending more unpredictably than its predecessor, physics experts believe. "The Jabulani is ... Read more...

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UK scientist says Adidas Jabulani World Cup football ‘is the most stable ever made’


June 8th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A British scientist has rubbished criticism of the Adidas Jabulani ball by England goalkeeper David James and Italian striker Giampaolo Pazzini, saying it is the most stable and ... Read more...

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Button denies cheating claims on McLaren car’s radical aero device


March 13th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Formula One champion Jenson Button launched a fierce defence of his McLaren team last night, saying that they are not cheats.Button and teammate Lewis Hamilton impressive start to ... Read more...

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Vine seeds that disperse like ‘giant gliders’ inspiring aircraft design


December 7th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 7 (ANI): Remarkable footage of falling Alsomitra vine seeds, which use paper-thin wings to disperse like giant gliders, is inspiring researchers for designing aircraft.The Alsomitra vine is a type ... Read more...

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Boat tail reduces truck fuel consumption by 7.5 percent


November 6th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 6 (ANI): In a new study, researchers from the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands determined through extensive testing on public highways that a boat tail reduced truck fuel ... Read more...

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F1 champ Button’s car on sale for 900,000 pounds


October 21st, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Formula One world champion Jenson Button's stunning black Bugatti Veyron car has been put on sale for almost 900,000 pounds.The car was advertised in Auto Trader in August, ... Read more...

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Bladeless fan launched


October 14th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Bladeless fan called the Air Multiplier is the first ever fan without rotating blades, which uses a combination of basic physics and cutting edge aerodynamics to ... Read more...

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Flapping ‘nano’ aircraft takes off successfully without using wires


August 14th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 14 (ANI): The smallest ever free-flying aircraft to hover and climb with flapping wings has taken off successfully without the aid of wires.The aircraft was tested at aerospace firm Aeronvironment ... Read more...

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Japanese man sets world record for longest paper plane flight


May 19th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): A Japanese engineer has created a new world record by managing to keep his paper airplane aloft for 27.9 seconds.Takuo Toda, who is the chairman of Japan Origami ... Read more...

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Reebok’s new ball to end all controversy related to goals


April 1st, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Manchester United star Ryan Giggs along with Olympic Gold medal sprinter Darren Campbell will today launch Reebok's new AF1 football range, which will put an end to arguments ... Read more...

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We have never seen a McLaren so far behind: Massa


March 24th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 24 (DPA) Surprised over the poor pre-season performance of the McLaren-Mercedes team, but worried about the excellence of Brawn GP and the evolution of Toyota, Ferrari's Brazilian Formula ... Read more...

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Speed, chaotic flight of modern footballs gives players advantage


September 8th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.8 (ANI): A physicist at Bath University, Dr Ken Bray, has found that top players like Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo are exploiting the chaotic flight and speed of modern ... Read more...

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Airplanes can never mimic birds and bees miracle of flight


July 7th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A researcher from the Royal Veterinary College in London, UK, has suggested that scientists should avoid imitating the actions of birds and bees in flying machines.First attempts ... Read more...

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Volkswagen may launch ‘one-litre’ eco car by 2010


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 3 (ANI): Volkswagen may be set to launch their super-economic and ultra-efficient microcar which is capable of travelling 100km on just one litre of fuel - as early as ... Read more...

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BMWs new stretch-fabric sports car that changes shape with the flick of a switch


June 13th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 13 (ANI): BMW has unveiled a fabric-covered car that can change its shape at the flick of a switch and it is the inspiration for propeller-badged cars both current ... Read more...

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Mercedes bionic car at New York’s Museum of Modern Art


March 5th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
DPA New York, March 5 (DPA) Mercedes is showing a bionic concept car in New York's Museum of Modern Art as part of an exhibition showcasing "trailblazing innovations" in the fields of design ... Read more...

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New solar powered cars tested in the Australian outback


January 26th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): New solar powered cars, which show off an improvement in elecric vehicle design, have been tested at the World Solar Challenge in Australia.This event was an important eco-race, ... Read more...

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IIT alumnus close to making The Arabian Nights flying carpet a reality


December 18th, 2007 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
London, December 18 (ANI): An Indian Institute of Technology-Chennai (IIT) alumnus has come up with instructions on how to make a flying carpet, just like the one in Walt Disneys creation The ... Read more...

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Soon, Superbus for faster, luxurious bus travel


December 14th, 2007 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 14 (ANI): With a view to encouraging people to travel by bus, researchers in the Netherlands are creating a smart vehicle which will be similar to the limousine in many ... Read more...

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