aviation

EmDrive engine and Sir Issac’s third law blues

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:23+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: Above the Clouds - Up in the Air, Aviation and Aerospace|Tags: , , , , , , |

#EmDrive Skinny: Thrust is the reaction to an electromagnetic frequency (read vibration) and a waveguide (read metal pipe) NO fuel (chemical, nuclear) required The Universe is the "fuel." Newton is listening Hotel Mars is a robust recurring John Batchelor Show segment with Dr. David Livingston,  AKA Dr. Space of The SpaceShow which reviewed #EmDrive propulsion with Dr. Mike McCulloch last week. [...]

She flies – learning to fly

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:32+00:00 July 13th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, Private Aviation|Tags: , , , , , |

Step One: Getting Started is Easy—and a Thrill! I have taken off from a frozen lake, landed on snow, grass and dirt runways with my hands on the yoke and feet on the rudders of both small tricycle-geared and tailwheel airplanes. I have rotated to become airborne from an asphalt surface and rolled [...]

Terrafugia to operate small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS)

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:44+00:00 December 4th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, Private Aviation, Terrafugia|Tags: , , , |

Terrafugia Inc. is excited to announce a significant milestone in the TF-X™ development program: the FAA has authorized Terrafugia to operate small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) in the TF-X™ configuration for research and development (R&D) purposes. The TF-X™, Terrafugia's vision for the future of personal transportation, is a four-seat, hybrid electric, semi-autonomous, vertical [...]

The Inn at Locke House Bed and Breakfast, Lockeford, California

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:45+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, Travel, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you remember the last time you were in a hotel and stripped the bed in the morning when you were about to leave? Me either. But I do it when I am at a friend’s house, and I did it in the morning after spending the night at The Inn at Locke [...]