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Missouri S&T student gets first look at new Boeing aircraft

Posted by on February 1, 2018

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Missouri S&T aerospace engineering student Katie Frogge is one of the first members of the public to get an inside look at the cockpit of a new Boeing aircraft and to test its advanced training system.

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Airplane built at S&T to fly in competition

Posted by on March 26, 2008

On April 4-6, an unusually large number of aircraft will be buzzing through the skies above a field in Fort Worth, Texas, and some of them will undoubtedly crash.         

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Missouri S&T researchers developing aircraft emissions testing

Posted by on January 22, 2008

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been awarded a $579,951 grant from the Naval Air War Center to study aviation emissions at the university’s Center of Excellence for Aerospace Particulate Emissions Research.

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UMR team hopes to fly high in Texas

Posted by on May 3, 2007

Members of the 2007 Advanced Aero Vehicle Group at the University of Missouri-Rolla are flying their remote-controlled aircraft in the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Aero Design Competition May 4-6 in Fort Worth, Texas.         

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UMR places second in heavy-lift aircraft event

Posted by on April 19, 2004

A team of UMR students finished second in an international weight-lifting competition of radio-controlled airplanes held April 16-18 in Deland, Fla. The UMR team also received a trophy for lifting the most weight in the competition.

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Lifting heavy, flying high

Posted by on January 27, 2004

Weighing in at 35 pounds, the UMR Advanced Aero Vehicle Group’s radio-controlled aircraft is no lightweight when it comes to the Society of Automotive Engineers’ annual "heavy lift" competition. The plane lifted twice its weight in last year’s Aero Design East competition, giving the team its first-ever national championship last May.

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