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Skyspecs demonstrates obstacle avoidance in TedX talk

UM alumni founded drone company, SkySpecs, was invited to demonstrate football delivery and obstacle avoidance in a short TedX talk given by Lisa Ellman, UM grad, Obama Administration veteran and drone policy advisor.|Short Read
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The Wright stuff

Michigan Aerospace alum Joe Bullmer has written a book titled “The Wright Story” providing a unique and detailed account of the engineering and discovery leading to manned, powered flight.|Short Read
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NASA tests shape-changing aircraft wing

A revolutionary shape-changing aircraft wing took to the air recently in a successful test flight over NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in the Mojave Desert.|Medium Read
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100 Years of Michigan Aerospace

The first collegiate aeronautics program celebrates an anniversary.|Short Read
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Student Spotlight: Tal Nagourney – Exploring navigation

Tal is researching fabrication techniques for a micro rate-integrating gyroscope, using a vacuum mold and blowtorch.|Short Read
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Morphing wing

Today Michigan engineers are revisiting the idea of the morphing wing using a multifunctional system of composite lightweight materials and integrated actuators.|Short Read
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Aero Throwback: Computers in control

Early Michigan Aerospace control theory and technologies were precursors to some of the most recent technological advancements in our cars, our homes and our computers |Medium Read
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Aero Throwback: The “Venetian Blind” plane

Michigan Engineer W. Fred Gerhardt's 1920s invention was called the “world’s first aerial bicycle.”|Short Read
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Aero Throwback: The original skunk works

Best known for answering the threat of a jet-powered Nazi super-plane, Clarence “Kelly” Johnson left another legacy as well.|Medium Read
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Aerospace research wins best paper award

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics recently awarded the distinction of Best Paper for the 2012 Multidisciplinary Analysis Optimization conference to a UM Aerospace research team.|Short Read
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Aero Throwback: Pawlowski’s persistence pays off

Michigan's Felix W. Pawlowski taught the first aeronautical engineering course offered in the U.S. His path to prominence was nothing short of remarkable. |Short Read
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Aero Throwback: From an unlikely beginning

From An Unlikely Beginning: A Centennial Celebration|Medium Read