Tag: airplane

S&T airplane is best in U.S.

Posted by on April 29, 2009

The Advanced Aero Vehicle Group from Missouri University of Science and Technology placed first in the United States, and third worldwide, in an intercollegiate design competition held recently in Marietta, Ga.

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Miners prepare for take off

Posted by on March 26, 2009

A team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology is preparing to fly its remote-controlled airplane, Sky Miner, in this year’s Aero Design East competition. The event, which is sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers, will be held April 3-5 in Marietta, Ga.

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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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UMR receives $1.4 million to further study of aircraft/aerospace emissions

Posted by on August 26, 2005

The Center of Excellence for Aerospace Particulate Research at the University of Missouri-Rolla, a leader in the study of aerospace emissions and their effect on the environment, has received a $1.185 million grant from NASA and a $259,000 grant from the California Air Resources Board to further its research in this area.

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UMR student tests low-cost software for small-plane simulation

Posted by on June 24, 2004

University of Missouri-Rolla student Peter Cross is investigating applications of normal aircraft simulation software for use with non-commercial aircraft to see how accurately he can simulate flights on a much smaller scale than normal.

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UMR team finishes second in airplane event

Posted by on June 22, 2004

For the second time in 2004, a radio-controlled airplane designed by UMR students carried the most weight in an international student-design competition, and the team finished second overall in the event.

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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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