Above is our group photo in front of the shuttle main engine that was finally approved from Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne. You can read all about this tour here! Still wish we were back in California having the time of our lives!
Monthly Archives: March 2012
Dr. John Anderson has written most of my aerospace engineering text books and is currently the Curator of Aerodynamics at the Smithsonian. I am lucky enough to be meeting him today! Dr. Anderson will also be speaking at the AIAA Region III Student Conference that we are hosting at the University of Michigan.
This weekend March 30 – 31, 2012 the University of Michigan is hosting the AIAA Region III Student Conference. We started working on this project last summer and it’s finally almost here. Here’s a quick video we threw together (extra emphasis on the quick and threw part) showcasing some of the cool pictures we’ve taken as a group in the past year.
Sorry for the terrible music. The first song is something I recorded very quickly as well Enjoy!
If you’re interested in learning more about the conference we’re hosting, please visit the conference site here.
This is the video I was shown while touring Edwards Air Force Base In early April. Truly a great plane, even among all the skepticism.
I can’t wait to get myself one of these 3d printers! CAD up your model and go flying! I love it.
Scaled Composites is having a career day on Saturday April 21, 2012. Interested engineers and business savvy professionals will get the chance to see what the company’s like and possible join their ranks. Just coming back from a visit there (View the details here about my trip to Scaled Composites), it’s great to know that myself and the 15 other University of Michigan students that visited helped to critique the new interview system that Scaled will most likely be using on their Career day! Very cool!
Read below for more details on the upcoming Career Day!
SCALED COMPOSITES CAREER DAY
On Saturday April 21, 2012, Scaled Composites, LLC will open its hangar doors to give job seekers of all backgrounds the chance to talk to our employees, see some of our unique aircraft, and potentially have the chance to join our team. The Career Day and Open House will occur from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM; qualified applicants should come prepared to talk one-on-one with Scaled employees. This is a chance for us to get to know you, for you to show us what you are passionate about, and for us to learn how you might fit into our company. Fly or drive out with a resume, examples of your work, bottled water, sun protection, and be ready to find out what it means to have “FUN” at work.
Please RSVP with attached resume to email@example.com, subject line “Career Day.” Scaled Composites is looking for qualified applicants in the following categories. Visit our careers page for further details.
Composite Structural Analyst
Composites Design Engineer
Data Analyst Engineer
Materials and Process Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
Program Business Manager (PBM)
Program Business Analyst (PBA)
Domain/Software Administrator (IT)
Please note, Scaled Composites, LLC will consider applications and resumes from U.S. Citizens only; Scaled Composites, LLC does not offer foreign employee (H1) visa sponsorship. Scaled Composites, LLC does not offer internships at this time.
1624 Flight Line
Mojave, CA 93501
10:00AM – 2:00PM
This event coincides with Plane Crazy Saturday Fly-in and Static Display, a Mojave Transportation Museum Event. Please visit the Mojave Museum Website for more information. http://www.mojavemuseum.org/index.html
The cracked wing problems which Airbus faces on its A 380 super-jumbo are just beginning. The manufacturer's vice president Tom Williams told Spiegel that "The problem will keep us busy for years." He estimates the total costs of repairs and special maintenance on the planes will be in the hundreds of millions of euros. Since it appears that the entire fleet of the planes has been affects, that estimate may be low.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Airbus will need years to get past problems with wing cracks on its flagship A380 passenger jet, the executive vice president of programs at Airbus told a German magazine.
"This problem will keep us busy for years," weekly Der Spiegel quoted Tom Williams as saying in an article published on Sunday.
European air safety regulators last month ordered checks for A380 wing cracks for the entire superjumbo fleet after safety engineers found cracks in almost all planes inspected. Read Full Article Here