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aerodyne

[′e·rō‚dīn]
(aerospace engineering)
Any heavier-than-air craft that derives its lift in flight chiefly from aerodynamic forces, such as the conventional airplane, glider, or helicopter.

aerodyne

A heavier-than-air vehicle that can sustain its flight in air principally by self-generated aerodynamic forces and possibly by thrust produced by the engine. Aircraft and helicopters are two types of aerodynes.
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Canagaratna, "Evaluation of composition-dependent collection efficiencies for the aerodyne aerosol mass spectrometer using field data," Aerosol Science and Technology, vol.
Aerodyne will also support upcoming benefit events produced by Just Care More with products, promotion and funding.
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The company already manufactures 50-metre rotor blades under licence from German firm Aerodyne and plans to produce 200 wind turbines a year by 2016.
The work, led by Christopher Cappa of the University of California, Davis and Timothy Onasch of Boston College and Aerodyne Research in Billerica, Mass., appears in the Aug.
We had a charter to Fort McMurray a month ago," remarks Ron Buschmann, managing director of Aerodyne, a Calgary-based charter broker and GSA.
The facts of his life are that he had a BA in Physics from Rice University and PhD from Iowa State University; he worked as an optics researcher at Texas Instruments, Raytheon, Sperry Rand, Block Engineering and Aerodyne Research.
The Aerodyne ground-plate cyclone (GPC) dust collector features cyclonic action initiated by a sloped spiral inlet and vortex reversal, accomplished by the use of a solid ground plate.
(DFSI) subsidiary was a critical team member of Aerodyne, Inc., which was awarded a contract with potential value over USD105 million to provide technical and engineering support for the U.S.
Aerodyne, a division of Abanaki Corp., has announced the availability of the StopTight Slide Gate material-handling valve, "a dependable, dust tight component for controlling flow in a bulk material system." The company says that its "unique slide gate drive action eliminates the need for racks, pinions, cams, or other internal mechanisms that tend to interfere with valve operation.