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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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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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