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Pacmin exhibit model featured at Radia’s unveiling of the world’s potentially largest cargo plane ‘Windrunner’ during international energy conference CERAweek.

April 12, 2024

Colorado-based startup Radia has announced their plans to produce one of the world’s largest cargo planes, specifically designed to transport wind turbine blades spanning as long as an entire football field (up to 344 feet).  During CERAweek held in Houston March 18-22, Radia’s CEO Mark Lundstrom unveiled the cargo aircraft the Windrunner, hoping to solve…

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Flight Beyond Limits: Story of X-Planes in Aviation

March 29, 2024

In 1944, amidst the turmoil of World War II, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the US Navy, and the US Army Air Force joined forces to establish the X-plane program. This collaborative effort aimed to explore the possibilities of high-speed flight and advance aeronautical research beyond the constraints of wartime necessity. Three years…

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Breaking Barriers: The X-59 QueSST Project Soars Ahead

March 7, 2024

Lockheed Martin’s X-59 QueSST, a revolutionary supersonic aircraft developed in collaboration with NASA’s Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator project, promises to redefine the future of air travel. Since its inception in 2016, the X-59 has captured the imagination of aerospace enthusiasts worldwide with its ambitious goal: to deliver supersonic speed with minimal noise pollution. At the heart…

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Entrance to Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum

The Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum

January 24, 2024

Recommended reading: How Amelia Earhart Financed Her Expeditions The Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum, located at the Amelia Earhart Memorial Airport (K59) in Atchison, Kansas, opened on April 14, 2023. Since its opening, the museum has been featured in such publications as Smithsonian Magazine, BBC, and NPR and has received a GEMmy Award (“gems of travel”)…

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Noah Kuehnast positions miniature trees.

A Cutaway Model’s Journey, Part III

January 4, 2024

In the previous articles, Greenpoint Technologies, a premier business jet completion center, seeks Pacmin Studios to create a 1/20th scale cutaway model of their Japanese Zen Garden-inspired interior and exterior concept of a B777X aircraft. The creators encounter and conquer several difficulties along the way, including complex starscape flooring and negotiating which details to omit…

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Paula Rodriguez applying touchup paint.

A Cutaway Model’s Journey, Part II

December 7, 2023

Read the first article in the series here: This intricate miniature airplane model is brimming with… In the previous article, Greenpoint Technologies, a premier business jet completion center, seeks Pacmin Studios to create a 1/20th scale cutaway model of their Japanese Zen Garden-inspired interior and exterior concept of a B777X aircraft. As Ryan Keiser, exhibit…

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