Electrically conductive concrete to clear snow and ice from runways

AMES, Iowa – Alireza Sassani turned a switch and sent 60 volts of electricity into a small block of concrete. A few minutes later the Iowa State University… more

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August 16, 2015

AOPA releases all-new pre-flight app


The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association () has a somewhat rocky history with

Now the organization is back, with a new app called AOPA GO. The organization is trying to avoid the… more

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August 15, 2015

FAA Reports Close Calls With Drones Are Soaring in 2015

reports of unmanned aircraft have increased dramatically over the past year, from a total of 238 sightings in all of 2014, to more than 650 by August 9 of this year…. more

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August 13, 2015

This Landscaping Project Quiets Airport Noise

It’s not one of our more celebrated scientific axioms, but it’s true nonetheless: Plowed fields dampen noise. After this fact was discovered in 2008 by a group trying to reduce… more

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August 10, 2015