aerospace

1/40 scale Transonic model with 4.3’ (1.3m) wingspan

Pacmin models at SciTech Forum

January 18, 2019

Pacmin produced several large exhibit models for Boeing at the 2019 AIAA SciTech Forum in San Diego. Exhibit models on display included two concept aircraft, the recently unveiled Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) and the Aurora D8, as well as a 737 MAX 10 which will begin commercial flights in 2020.

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Quest becomes launch customer for Lockheed’s hybrid airship

November 19, 2016

On November 19, Quest Rare Materials signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Straightline Aviation to become the launch customer for Lockheed Martin’s LMH-1 hybrid airship. The deal for seven aircraft, valued at $850 million, was announced on the second day of the Canadian Aerospace Summit in Ottawa, Ontario. A 1/130 scale LMH-1 hybrid airship…

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NASA Armstrong Chief Pilot Nils Larson with a 1/20 scale QueSST model which was unveiled at the NASA Social event. The exhibit model measures nearly 5 feet long (1.4 meters) and can be dynamically positioned on the base. / Photo courtesy of NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

QueSST model debuts at NASA Social event

May 31, 2016

On May 31, NASA hosted a Social event at the Armstrong Flight Research Center in California. Over 45 media guests were invited to the special event to learn more about research currently being conducted on supersonic flight and drones.

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PacMin Works With Cal Poly Students Developing Satellite

February 11, 2011

Fall and Winter 2011, PacMin assisted a team of students from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with their eXMAC (experimental methods in attitude control) project. The task was to machine from a solid block of aluminum a structure that would contain the attitude control equipment with a minimum of mass. 

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