In a history class such as Aviation History and Development it is important to study supersonic flight, as the debate surrounding it isn’t a new problem, but rather a reoccurring one of many years past. Often times fear of technology, such as the fear of super speed flight, come from the uncertainty and lack of knowledge regarding the subject. If one looks to the past they often can discover information regarding how the technology works and it can often quell fears as one can read about the thousands of improvements made since the original model. This article was selected based on its substantial information regarding past and future technologies, as well as its discussions regarding the evolution of high-speed flight. After reading this article about the Concorde and the future of supersonic flight, one will feel much more confident not only regarding the knowledge of the past but also about the future technology as it comes into use.
Drones are specifically associated with military actions and the countries having used them for surveillance purposes include UK, USA, Italy, Japan, Austria, Australia etc. The list of victim counties or nations is much bigger in contrast. Some prominent victims of Drone Air Strikes include Congo, Venice, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. However, it is also an undeniable fact that the massive production and usage of Drones got multiplied in the 21st century. But it is also a fact that this century is also trying to use this UAV technology in a different perspective, away from war or destruction and is hoping to create a new series of real achievements by deploying it.
Cognitics, Inc. proposes a novel software system that combines a geospatial database and a 3D-simulated environment with technology developed by Lockheed Martin for targeting systems. The new software system will be able to precisely identify the camera position and orientation for each frame of video, and use that information to accurately overlay the video frames with a wide variety of geospatial and map features. This technology can dramatically increase the situational awareness of UAV pilots by displaying and/or highlighting the location of targets, troops, landmarks, or any other item that has a geographic location component. Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control has a huge amount of experience and technology in targeting and fire control. In this field, it is critical to determine the position of the camera (e.g.
Until the end of World War I, aircraft were manufactured ... ... middle of paper ... ...anifest. The discussion of biomechanics in chapter three was purposely broad, because it is such a wide and diverse field. The concepts touched upon indicate the areas of concern that a designer must address before creating a cockpit that is ergonomically friendly in the physical sense. Controls and displays hold a little more relevance, because they are the fundamental control and feedback devices involved in controlling the aircraft. These were discussed in greater detail because many of those concepts never reach the conscious mind of the operator.
It did not take until World War II for planes to really revolutionize within and of themselves. Countries began to implement smart aerodynamics, durable, efficient, and effective materials, and weapons that were powerful and accurate to gain an advantage in the new war (Fighter). The plane also started to take on reconnaissance roles during this time. The results of this refined attention to detail were immediate and cemented the planes’ role in warfare. More improvements took place between then and the mode... ... middle of paper ... ... advanced technology enough to produce the aircraft needed to match up with and even surpass their opponents strength and strategy on the battlefield.
It also features Gigabyte's V-Tuner which allows temperature monitoring and overclocking. This should allow users to monitor temperatures of the Graphics Card more accurately then when measured with devices such as a Compunurse. Gigabyte Announces All New Graphics card Called ?g MAYA Serial ?h With ATi GPU Gigabyte has always concentrated the efforts in bringing top-of-the-line and admirable product to the global market. MAYA Serial 3D graphics accelerator, the masterpiece with newly released ATi Chipset, offers numerously genius designs and utilities you have never seen. It also supports high-speed DDR SDRAM memory?iAP Serial?j, ensured a outstanding 3D graphics performance even in the high loading of 3D Applications or 3D multi-work.
The advancements in technology have made the fighter plane an essential forte for any military. The fighter plane has a long history and is continuing to change and it has really proven its necessity in combat over the years beginning in WW1. Fighter planes are important and technology has made them an essential factor in for a military to have because without a strong air force the chances of winning a war are very low. To understand why fighter planes are vital for a military to have one must know what a fighter plane is. A fighter plane is a military aircraft designed primarily for air to air combat with other aircraft.
WorldView 1 and 2 has been able to provide commercial businesses and the government with a new technology that can capture images very close to the ground and with high resolution. The demand for the high resolution imagery is so great; DigitalGlobe is already in preliminary discussions about adding a fourth satellite (WorldView 4) to its constellation. The remote sensing spacecraft industry will continue to be an emerging technology for years to come. I would venture to say the aerospace industry in general could also be viewed as an emerging technology as competition in the industry continues to grow.
Movies such as Star Wars and Planet of the Apes have helped fuel our desire to get off the planet earth, find new life forms, and conquer the stars. Science-fiction dreams of worlds beyond our solar system have taken on a more realistic aspect since astronomers discovered that the universe contains planets in surprisingly large numbers. Studying those distant planets might show how special Earth really is and tell us more about our place in the universe (NASA homepage). Finding a planet that can support human life would revolutionize our society into the Jetson’s. These ideas are soon to become our realities.
These jets finally helped the allies to win the war against the axis powers(Smith 23-27). A later development in the jet industry was the overcoming of the sound barrier and establishing normal operations up to and beyond twice the speed of sound. Also air force bombers and transports were able to reach and cruise at supersonic speeds(Silverstein 56-70). In the late 1950's civil transcontinental jet services started with the Comet 4 and the Boeing 707. In the mid 1960's all major jet manufacturing companies revised their present engines with new materials such as aircraft aluminium which made them lighter and turbine changes so they could compress the air at a much higher pressure so the engine can produce much more thrust.The first supersonic airliner is the twin turbojet Concorde which flies at over twice the speed of sound which was brought into regular service in 1976(Smith 27-30).