Links to our favorite online content and news from the aviation industry during the past week.
NASA scientists are building a small plane that can be launched on Mars to take pictures of landing sites for future missions.
Weighing less than a pound, the plane is not expected to take flight until the 2020s.
Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg have broken all solar aviation distance and duration records with their Solar 2 Impulse airplane.
They were able to remain airborne for three consecutive days and nights, solely on solar power.
India’s largest airline is finally going public after years of speculation in the industry.
IndiGo is expected to raise around $400 million through their IPO, which would be the largest public share sale by an airline in India.
This article from How Stuff Works describes the history of helicopters and provides a detailed breakdown of how they operate.
Recent News and Resources form Belfort Instrument
University Of Cincinnati Medical Center Installs Belfort Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) In Support Of Its EMS Program
Belfort Instrument Company, one of the country’s oldest meteorological sensor and meteorological system manufactures, installed their AWOS at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center (8OH9), Cincinnati, Ohio. Metro Aviation, Inc. is the aviation services provider for the medical center.
Have you ever wondered how likely your US flight is to arrive on time?
We analyzed data from the United States Bureau of Transportation Statistics that tracked over 18 million flights between 2012 and 2014 to find the answer.
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