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Jet Engine Development in Germany

Jet Engine Development in Germany

Revolutionary technology takes time to mature. Sometimes there are breakthroughs that enable accelerated maturing processes, but maturing still needs time. Pumping unrestricted investments into immature technological R&D can certainly improve the pace of progress, but cannot guarantee the solution of ...

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Genesis of the Jet Age

Genesis of the Jet Age

Jet engine technology was one of those historical technological breakthroughs that happened in several places at the same time. The most important research and development work was carried out in England and Germany. This column will try and take a ...

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Foiljet MR1

Foiljet MR1

Designers Matt De Bellefeuille and Robert Vandenham have recently introduced a new concept water vehicle named Foiljet MR1. Although it resembles a water ski, it offers an enhanced sportive experience and reduction in environmental damage, in comparison to traditional jet ...

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Martin Jet Pack

Martin Jet Pack

Glenn Martin has recently showcased his unique jet pack during AirVenture Oshkosh 2008, the annual aviation convention of the Experimental Aircraft Association in east-central Wisconsin. The demonstrator of the Martin jet pack was Martin’s own son, Harrison, who showcased the ...

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