Came across a pic of the Koun Aircraft Dirigible Helicopter at https://members.tripod.com/airfields_freeman/NY/Airfields_NY_LongIs_Nassau.htm and having never heard of it before, thought that other members may appreciate it. I saw that one pic had been posted on this site in a discussion on ugly...
“highly classified” Long Range Effect (LRE) ?
US Army has taken a few - but not all - of the wraps off a “highly classified” Long Range Effect (LRE) during #Edge21 demo at Dugway Proving Ground, which I’m attending. No pictures released sadly, but a video showed to me here shows a large, winged...
Federal Aircraft Corporation CM-3
The CM-3 was built by a group of aircraft mechanics formerly employed at Ryan Mechanics Monoplane Co. They formed the Federal Aircraft Corporation in Los Angeles during February 1928 before moving to San Bernardino, California. They engaged William Waterhouse...
The famous B-52 Stratofortress has been in service with the USAF for more than 65 years and its iconic shape is known and recognised all over the world. Yet the B-52 and its predecessor, the B-47 Stratojet, started out looking very different indeed. Each aircraft was the end product of a lengthy...
Yes, that Norman Bel Geddes. The yacht mentioned in the reddit post is the Wenner-Gren Yacht design of 1934, with a both a naval yacht and a naval patrol vessel derived from it proposed for the United States Navy in 1939 at the outset of WWII (see JaySea article).
Apparently the gas turbine in question (Model 502) was originally developed in response to a USN requirement, presumably on behalf of the USMC. I wonder what the intended vehicle was?
air force ballistic missile division
national aeronautics and space administration
space technology laboratories
unitedstates air force
I have found three readily available sources referencing this reactor, either directly or indirectly:
Rickover and the Nuclear Navy, Francis Duncan, 1990
American destroyers and Frigates, Norman Friedman, 1982
Deciding to Buy: Civil-military Relations and Major Weapons Programs, Quentin E...
bureau of ships
energy research and development administration
naval reactors branch
naval reactors facility
naval sea systems command
I`ve bumped into some interesting article and I wanna share it with you and hear your thoughts about that project. The world`s first space hotel is slated to open in 2027 . Orbital Assembly Corporation, the group behind Voyager Station, has announced plans to begin building the hotel in low...