Industry Tap http://www.industrytap.com Tap Into News Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:00:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Time Lapse: Mi-24 Attack Helicopter Main Gear Box & Engine Install http://www.industrytap.com/time-lapse-mi-24-attack-helicopter-main-gear-box-engine-install/22124 http://www.industrytap.com/time-lapse-mi-24-attack-helicopter-main-gear-box-engine-install/22124#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:00:03 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=22124 The US has its AH-64 Apache gunship and the Russians their Mi-24 attack helicopter. Reinstalling Gearbox & Engine Of Mi-24 Attach Helicopter The following video is a time lapse of the Northrop Grumman engineers reinstalling the main gearbox and engine on an Mi-24, a Russian attack helicopter built by Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant and exported […]

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Making The Heavens Open Up With Cloud Seeding Drones http://www.industrytap.com/making-heavens-open-cloud-seeding-drones/22011 http://www.industrytap.com/making-heavens-open-cloud-seeding-drones/22011#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:00:54 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=22011 Droughts, Adverse Weather & Atmospheric Modification IndustryTap has reported on the Los Angeles’ “Water Supply Action Plan” but the drought in California is turning out to be worse that initially thought. Drought action plans may not be enough to prevent the need for massive migrations of people out of California as desert like conditions spread. […]

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WiFi@Sea Aims to Provide Speedy Internet Connections to Cruise Ships http://www.industrytap.com/wifisea-aims-provide-speedy-internet-connections-cruise-ships/24275 http://www.industrytap.com/wifisea-aims-provide-speedy-internet-connections-cruise-ships/24275#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:00:57 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=24275 Now that the public is easily able to connect to fast Internet in the sky, in areas all over the world, the next logical step for Internet access seems to be on ocean voyages. Cruise operator Carnival has introduced a new hybrid called “WiFi@Sea,” a network specifically designed for passengers aboard cruise ships. While Carnival […]

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View Gaza-Israeli War Damage From A Drone http://www.industrytap.com/view-gaza-israeli-war-damage-drone/24763 http://www.industrytap.com/view-gaza-israeli-war-damage-drone/24763#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:00:17 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=24763 What Are The Costs of War? Whenever I see a war or armed conflict breakout anywhere in the world I always wonder where these people get their weapons and ammunition? How can those without access to a reliable supply of water, food, education and housing afford guns, IEDs, rocket propelled grenades, military vehicles, etc. One […]

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Gorilla Glass 4: The Closest Corning Has Come Yet to an Indestructible Screen for Electronic Devices http://www.industrytap.com/gorilla-glass-4-closest-corning-come-yet-indestructible-screen-electronic-devices/24674 http://www.industrytap.com/gorilla-glass-4-closest-corning-come-yet-indestructible-screen-electronic-devices/24674#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:40:43 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=24674 If you own an electronic device from Samsung, LG, HTC, Motorola, and Microsoft, chances are you are familiar with Gorilla Glass because it protects smartphones and tablets from most of the major electronics maker in the industry. Each version of Gorilla Glass is stronger than the last so Corning decided to focus on the one […]

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Ford’s F-150 RaptorTrax is the World’s Fastest Snowcat http://www.industrytap.com/ford-f-150-raptortrax-worlds-fastest-snowcat/23915 http://www.industrytap.com/ford-f-150-raptortrax-worlds-fastest-snowcat/23915#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:15:21 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=23915 The RaptorTrax is a new concept vehicle built off of a Ford F-150 SVT Raptor base developed exclusively for professional rally driver Ken Block. This 500bhp snowmobile is designed for extreme off-road performance for both snow and road. This street-legal monster, equipped with a supercharged 6.2 liter V8 engine, hits around 13 MPG on the […]

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World’s First Fuel Cell Driven Locomotives & Electric Grids http://www.industrytap.com/worlds-first-fuel-cell-driven-locomotives-electric-grids/22070 http://www.industrytap.com/worlds-first-fuel-cell-driven-locomotives-electric-grids/22070#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:00:51 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=22070 Large companies with deep pockets and significant expenses to control are able to try new technologies that have the potential to radically reduce costs and improve profits Anglo American Platinum, Amplats, (AMS) is the world’s largest producer of platinum and is testing five different prototypes of fuel cell powered locomotives for eventual use at its […]

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World’s First Airplane Made from Hemp is Set to Take Off Next Year http://www.industrytap.com/worlds-first-airplane-made-hemp-set-take-next-year/24455 http://www.industrytap.com/worlds-first-airplane-made-hemp-set-take-next-year/24455#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:25:13 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=24455 An Ontario-based industrial hemp supplier company called Hempearth has signed a contract with Velocity Inc. – a Florida-based plane manufacturer to build the world’s first airplane made of hemp. The plane will be constructed from at least 75% hemp. Hemp is a member of the cannabis plant family. This tall and leafy plant is grown […]

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Elon Musk Shows Off SpaceX’s New X-Wings & Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ships http://www.industrytap.com/elon-musk-shows-spacexs-new-x-wings-autonomous-spaceport-drone-ships/24731 http://www.industrytap.com/elon-musk-shows-spacexs-new-x-wings-autonomous-spaceport-drone-ships/24731#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:47:19 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=24731 Elon Musk took to Twitter a few days ago in order to show off the latest version of SpaceX’s reusable Falcon 9R rocket, which now features X-wings. X-wings are essentially independently-adjustable fins that deploy only after takeoff and allow for smoother vertical landings by collaborating with thrusters in order to maneuver the rocket into optimal landing […]

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This Man-Made Biological Leaf Creates Oxygen from Water and CO2 http://www.industrytap.com/man-made-biological-leaf-creates-oxygen-water-co2/22045 http://www.industrytap.com/man-made-biological-leaf-creates-oxygen-water-co2/22045#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:00:04 +0000 http://www.industrytap.com/?p=22045 A young graduate of the Royal College of Art, Julian Melchiorri, has designed and produced the first synthetic biological leaf capable of producing oxygen from water and carbon dioxide (CO2). The process is enabled by extracting a unique material from silk. The fibers stabilize plant organelles. Melchiorri extracts chloroplasts from living plant cells and places […]

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