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The link to our vaimanika.com has additional link वैमानिकशास्त्रम्.भारत

Posted by vaimanika_admin on March 19, 2017 with No Commentsas

I have been working on and looking for custom Indian web URL. We might be one of the first ones to have .भारत site enabled, now our page could be easily accessible over: http://वैमानिकशास्त्रम्.भारत

 

Australian researchers create first 3D-printed jet engine

Posted by vaimanika_admin on March 4, 2015 with No Commentsas , , , , , , , , ,

Development hailed as a potential breakthrough in aircraft manufacture after university-CSIRO joint project prints two gas turbine engines

 

Australian researchers have created the world’s first 3D-printed jet engines, a breakthrough that could change the way aircraft are constructed.

Researchers from Monash University, aided by staff from the CSIRO and Deakin University, have printed two engines and put one of them on display at the International Air Show in Avalon, Victoria.

Monash and its spin-off company Amaero Engineering have registered interest from Airbus, Boeing and Raytheon, the defence manufacturer.

Researchers were given an old gas turbine engine by French firm Safran to copy, printing out two versions. The year-long process was led by Prof Xinhua Wu, the director of the Monash centre for additive manufacturing.

The aerospace industry is interested in the process of printing parts because of the reduced lead time, the lighter weight of parts and lower production costs.

Monash created the parts of the engine using printers that spread a very thin layer of metal powder across a base plate. A laser then formed the required shape using a computer-generated outline. This process was repeated over and over again until the part was completed.

“The project is a spectacular proof of concept that’s leading to significant contracts with aerospace companies,” said Ben Batagol, of Amaero Engineering.

“It was a challenge for the team and pushed the technology to new heights of success – no one has printed an entire engine commercially yet.”

 

Source: The Guardian

A lot of News on Vaimanika Shastra – Ancient India knew aerial combat tricks

Posted by vaimanika_admin on January 6, 2015 with 1 Commentas , , , , , , , , ,

These Days I have been receiving a number of Requests for Vaimanika Shastra Rediscovered – Password, and also as there is a Rejuvenation of Samskrit in India, a lot of people are looking back at our subjects such as Auyrveda, Vimana Stastra, etc. On 5th I was notified that one of the News channels (Maratha) […]

The secret engine technology that made the SR-71 the fastest plane ever

Posted by vaimanika_admin on December 21, 2014 with 3 Commentsas , , ,

As posted by Jesus Diaz  at http://sploid.gizmodo.com/the-secret-engine-technology-that-made-the-sr-71-the-fa-1673510951   On December 17, 1903, the Wright brothers flew the first airplane ever at 6.8 mph (10.9 km/h). Only 61 years and five days later, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird took off. It’s still the world’s fastest airplane with a speed of 2,193 mph (3,530 km/h.) This fascinating video explains its top secret […]

Found: ‘User guide’ for Mahabharata weapons – Times Of India

Posted by Vidyasagar Iyer on December 7, 2013 with 3 Commentsas , , , , ,

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ever wondered how our mythological superheroes operated those deadly weapons such as agneyastra, varunastra, brahmastra and nagpash? A manuscript found from the collections of Ashtavaidyan Vaidyamadham Cheriya Narayanan Namboodiri, who passed away recently, clearly mentions the mantras to use brahmastra, agneyastra, among others. The 63-folio manuscript in palm leaves, believed to be rewritten about […]

Boeing 777X Airplane | Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Posted by Vidyasagar Iyer on November 17, 2013 with No Commentsas , , , , , , ,

Introducing the 777X   The 777X is a twin-engine, twin-aisle success redefined. We like to think of it as the future of flight unfolding. Building on the success of the 777 and 787 Dreamliner, the 777X is the largest and most efficient twin-engine jet in the world. Its folding raked wingtip and optimized span deliver […]

A robot that flies like a bird – concept of Shakuna Vimana

Posted by Vidyasagar Iyer on October 6, 2013 with No Commentsas , , , , , , , , , ,

A robot that flies like a bird – YouTube. Plenty of robots can fly — but none can fly like a real bird. That is, until Markus Fischer and his team at Festo built SmartBird, a large, lightweight robot, modeled on a seagull, that flies by flapping its wings. A soaring demo fresh from TEDGlobal […]

Blimps to Defend Washington D.C. Airspace : Discovery News

Posted by Vidyasagar Iyer on July 28, 2013 with No Commentsas , , ,

  Blimps are experiencing a bit of a renaissance. Recently Montabello, Calif.-based Aeros said it was working on a rigid airship that could fly like a plane and float like a balloon. And now Raytheon has just finished testing a military aerostat of that, starting next year, will be a first line of defense for […]

Students give wing to microlight aircraft

Posted by Vidyasagar Iyer on July 18, 2013 with No Commentsas , , , , , ,

A microlight aircraft, powered by a Yamaha 150cc engine, spanning 17 ft long, with a wingspan of 24 ft, and weighing 100 kg, has been conceptualised by four enterprising students of HKBK College of Engineering.  Appropriately christened — MAQH13, with the letters derived from the foursome creators — Mohammed Muzakir sharieff, Mohammed Quamer Tawheed, Mohammed […]

Inflatable spacecraft: Blown up in orbit | The Economist

Posted by Vidyasagar Iyer on July 18, 2013 with No Commentsas , ,

 A plan to use enormous balloons to build space stations THE International Space Station (ISS) is mankind’s holiday house in the sky. Like all such houses, it is a luxury item (costing $150 billion and rising). And like many similar projects on Earth, the owners cannot resist tinkering with it. It was in this spirit […]