Home Set as Homepage Add to Favorite Contact Submit  
             26 July, 2014
 
search for
 
 
 

Categories
Arts & Culture »
Automotive »
Business »
Career »
Communications »
Computers »
Entertainment »
Family Concerns »
Fashion »
Finances »
Food & Drinks »
Health & Fitness »
Hobbies & Crafts »
Home & Garden »
Home Based Business »
Home Management »
Internet »
Kids & Teens »
Legal »
Marketing »
Marriage & Wedding »
Parenting »
Politics & Government »
Real Estate »
Recreation & Sports »
Reference & Education »
Relationships »
Religion & Faith »
Science »
Self Improvement »
Shopping »
Society »
Travel & Leisure »
Womens Interest »
Writing & Speaking »
    
Category:  Articles » Reference & Education » Science

 

The Path of the 1994 Aries Aircraft

Popularity:
         Views: 1460
2007-07-07 13:30:29     
Article by Nancy Houser

The name Aries is not an unfamiliar word in aeronautical research, originally referred to as the Airborne Research Integrated Experiments System, with the original 1994 NASA Aries used as a flying laboratory in the form of a Boeing 757-200. The Aries aircraft is presently being modified for a broad flight range of programs for a 20-year duration. This plan will benefit the United States aviation industry and commercial airline customers, used to conduct research for the increasing of aircraft safety, in order to operate in an efficient and compatible manner with future air traffic control systems.

Considered to be a very important research tool, it is vital in the support of our country's Aviation Safety and Aviation Systems Capacity programs. According to NASA's article on Aires Aviation Research, the original Aries aircraft has already been used for previous research programs:

* Flight tests using Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite data to perform automated landings of the airplane
* The study of jet-engine controls to determine their effects on the atmosphere
* Testing of a system to improve the safety and efficiency of aircraft during landing, taxing, and takeoff-by giving pilots a computerized map showing aircraft ground operations
Maintained and flown by NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA, the ARIES 757 has four research documentation video cameras. Three cameras are arranged anywhere within or on the airplane, and one is placed on the tail that provides what is called "a bird's eye view" of the wings and the front of the ARIES 757. Eight video recorders are in total support of the cameras, flight displays, along with other data collection with over 1,000 data parameters recorded throughout a research flight. If needed, additional parameters can be specified for recording while the tests are in progress.

Research in the next 20-years of the ARIES will focus on technology that is capable of improving safety in aviation and efficiency of the aircraft systems, which include several areas that NASA has stressed as highly important:

Evaluation of a system that would provide pilots with better strategic and tactical weather information while in flight.
Runaway friction research
Testing of an airborne system that allows closely spaced approaches to landings during reduced visibility to increase airport capacity.

Nancy Houser, author of "A Mars Odyssey," is a freelance writer and illustrator of 30 years. Living in Central Nebraska running a dog rescue, she fills her leisurely time with 13 grandchildren and watching the skies.

Specialized in: Aries Aircraft
Print article      Bookmark this page
Related Articles 
AIPMT Hindi Medium Sample Papers, AIPMT Exam in Hindi Medium (Popularity: ): All India Pre-Medical Test(AIPMT) is an twelve-monthly entrance exam conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) for admittance to 15% seats in Medical and Dental Colleges run by Union Government, State Governments, Municipal authorities in India(except for Jammu & Kashmir and Andhra Pradesh). AIPMT in Hindi Medium is conducted in Hindi Medium also in order to help and support those students who are from Hindi Medium and are weak at ...
Educational Leadership Doctoral Program- Why To Get A PhD? (Popularity: ): Times has changed since the age when people only knew about reading and learning while sitting in the libraries, technology has evolved tremendously. It has become a part and parcel of human existence on earth. Similarly in the teaching and learning environment, the youth is inclined towards the technical side of the learning without knowing for a fact that how much technology is useful in our lives. It is actually ...
Getting Help With Your Chemistry From A Chemistry Tutor (Popularity: ): Chemistry is a difficult class to get through. It requires massive amounts of studying, and you must grasp many different strange concepts before you are able to truly understand the lessons. But it’s an important class to take, since it is a requirement for lots of degrees. It also provides many valuable knowledge foundations upon which you will base the information you learn in some future classes. So if you ...
Quick And Easy Science Fair Projects That Teachers Will Like (Popularity: ): In homes across the world, there are parents who are frantically looking for quick and easy science fair projects for their kids. Here is the situation. You are in the typical position parents find themselves in where the deadline is looming and your child has yet to start their project. There were probably some grand plans discussed at the dinner table, and in the car while heading off to music ...
How To Write A Science Fair Report In Under An Hour (Popularity: ): One of the last steps that students need to take when completing a science fair project is to write up their report. A science fair report is going to summarize the steps taken by the student to complete their project and it will also include a list of their references and a literature review from their initial background research. As can be expected, writing this report is one of the ...


Related Business 
Dodge Aries: The Mighty K-Car (Popularity: ): Technical information, current and planned modifications, and pictures of the webmaster's 1988 Aries K.
Aries Packaging (Popularity: ): Aries produces versatile high speed sleeve wrappers. Requires Shockwave to enter, English and French.
Buying An Investment Property (Popularity: ): Aries Property is your source for affordable and convenient property purchases and investments. Buy your discounted, wholesale home right here because when it comes to wholesale, low cost real estate. Aries Property has a variety of Michigan homes for sale: cash-flowing with tenants and ready for occupancy.
Aries Chemical (Popularity: ): From wastewater treatment equipment and systems, to pulp and paper chemicals, coagulants for wastewater treatment and industrial cleaners and sanitizers, Aries Chemical, Inc. offers wastewater treatment solutions. Our core expertise is providing our customers with the best technical knowledge to select and apply the right water treatment chemicals, water treatment equipment or process aids for their unique situation. Founded in 1985, Aries Chemical has a complete line of water treatment ...
Currency Path (Popularity: ): Have you ever wondered where the currency notes your use travel? Well, now you can trace the path a currency note takes with Currency Path. So how does Currency Path work? Registered members enter the serial number of their currency notes into our database, so we can track the movement of these notes. Over a period of time more users will add locations to the currency notes already in our ...
The Path of Liberation Teachings (Popularity: ): Started in 1994, Land of Compassion Buddha is a Tibetan Buddhist center, within the Gelugpa lineage; directed by Geshe Lobsang Tsephel, it is located in Rowland Heights, California.
Make Clipping Path (Popularity: ): DataPeople Graphics offers class clipping Path, Photohsop clipping mask, clipping path cs2, cs3, Photoshop Masking, Image Retouching, Manipulation, Image Editing etc.Only clipping path Asia company means DataPeople Graphics provides better quality cutout image to the global clients.
Clipping Path Indian (CPI) (Popularity: ): Clipping Path Indian (CPI) is a trusted Image Editing Company that offers you a quality service at an affordable cost. Clipping Path Indian does have sufficient skilled professionals are working for 24/7. Please contact us for quality clipping path, masking, retouching, neck joint, logo design, vector, color correction works.
UK Skies (Popularity: ): A photo guide to aircraft in the UK. Covers civil aircraft, light aircraft, airliners, helicopters, gyros motor gliders and other light aircraft.
Sinex Aviation Technologies (Popularity: ): Allows airlines to track aircraft maintenance activity, forecast aircraft availability, and reduce aircraft downtime. Web-based aircraft maintenance software, FAA-approved.


 
 
Home | Top | Set as Homepage | Bookmark this Page | Privacy | Banners | Contact | Submit Article
© 2003-2010 ABC Directory. All Rights Reserved