Piasecki Helicopter

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  • Case Analysis : Piasecki Helicopter

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    Piasecki Helicopter was a helicopter manufacturer from 1940 to 1960. Frank Piasecki founded the company. Frank Piasecki built one of the first helicopters to ever fly in the United States. The company change names many times during Helicopter production and in 1956, it was changed toVertol (Vertical take-off and landing) Aircraft Corp. Boeing bought the company in 1960 and renamed it to Boing Vertol. The US Army in conjunction with Boeing Corporation began a project in the 1960’s where they develop

  • Aerial Photography: Capturing Spectacular Images Up in the Air

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    that are taken from a high point or elevated location. It captures different subjects from a completely new perspective, thereby producing shots that are great and unique. Aerial photographs are taken from an aircraft such as drones, balloons, helicopters, parachutes, satellites, kites, etc. Why Use Aerial Photography? Aerial photography can be a challenging yet rewarding experience because it can give you spectacular and memorable aerial photos that are different from terrestrial photographs.

  • The Basic Principle of Close Range Terrestrial Photogrammetry

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    The basic principle of close range (terrestrial) photogrammetry will be explained in this section. “Photogrammetry is the art and science of deriving accurate metric and descriptive information from analog and digital images” (Habib et al., 2006; Habib Ghanma Al-Ruzouq Kim a; Ayman Paper A.F. Habib, K.I. Bang, M. Aldelgawy). Wolf, 1983 defined the photogrammetry as the art, science and technology of obtaining reliable information about physical objects and environment through the process of recording

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

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    CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Overview In this modern era, technology may have seem to be taking its limit off, be it in any kind of industry. Where in aviation, the innovation keeps continuing to discover new ideas. World-wide no longer discuss about The Wright Brothers, the main spotlight now has been given to Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (best known for its acronym UAV). This is where the drones and robotics story comes together in much more advance collaboration. UAV is a type of aircraft designed

  • The Medical Delivery Uav Will Use Gps And A Programmable Autopilot

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    Although multirotors on a small scale offer the advantages of having fixed pitch rotors and simpler linkages for rotor actuation, a helicopter with a single rotor will actually have a smaller footprint (Hoffman, 2007; Beckett, 2014). This makes it easier to navigate into difficult landing zones. Small multirotors also generally have a separate motor for each rotor, which would make the

  • Leonardo Da Vinci Aerial Screw

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    Leonardo Da Vinci’s Aerial Screw is said to be the predecessor of the modern day helicopter, which came 450 years later. The idea was to build a machine that would compress air and allow it to fly, like how most modern day helicopters function. Like many of Da Vinci’s ideas, the Aerial Screw was never physically built or tested by himself, but his sketches and notes explained exactly how it was supposed to have worked. This machine was also called the Helical Air Screw, which originated from the

  • Army Aviation Structure

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    forces or to seize and hold key terrain” (JP 3-18). These air assaults would not be an air assault without the attack aviation element supporting them. Additionally, the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems support air assaults by providing continuous helicopter landing zone “soaks” prior to infill as well as patterns of life observations. The attack aircraft that conduct quick reaction force operations stationed at remoted forward operating bases rely on the utility and cargo aircraft to supply ammo, fuel

  • EMS Helicopter Pilot

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    the wreckage. However, few have ever seen a truly horrific, heavily gory accident in which a Medivac helicopter has come to rush victims off to safety. Air-medical transport saves lives every day in a plethora of situations. Being a part of the Hawaii Air Ambulance team allows one to be the best pilot they could be in a field whose purpose is saving lives. To be an Emergency Response helicopter pilot requires an extensive amount of skills, certifications and experience. One must have good concentration

  • Are You Safer Without A Pilot?

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    Are You Safer Without a Pilot? System Safety Design in a UAV Construct The Gradual Move from Manned to Unmanned Flight According to James Albaugh, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airlines, “A pilotless airliner is going to come; it’s just a question of when. You’ll see it in freighters first, over water probably, landing very close to the shore.” (Ross, 2011, p. 38) The trend toward aircraft without pilots is not new. As technology has improved the number of crew members and their responsibilities

  • Max Fleisher : A Short Story

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    The year was 2026, the time was 5:03 pm, it was 14-year-old, Max Fleisher’s 365th day stranded on a small patch of sand in the pacific. Right about now Max could remember the feeling of his mom rubbing her hands through his luscious, slightly gelled, curly, lengthy blonde hair, then, him staring down his little sister Mel with his piercing green eyes and him telling his father he loved him for the very last time. The miserable day crossed Max’s mind once again, the day he lost his whole family in