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The Next Step For VTOL Aircraft

The aerospace industry continues to be a leading sector utilizing new manufacturing technology and innovative design concepts. The industries commitment to new innovative ideas opens up new possibilities to create more advanced and efficient aircraft than ever before imagined.  The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has just awarded Aurora Flight Sciences the prime contract for Phase 2 of DARPA's Vertical Takeoff and Landing Experimental Plant (VTOL X-Plane) program. Aurora ...

US Crude Exports Pick Up

The first major US oil company has begun to export American crude overseas. Exxon Mobil Corp., one of the US's largest oil companies, has shipped US crude into a refinery it owns located in Sicily, Italy. Exxon Mobil now joins a list made up primarily of independent traders that are working to alleviate the glut of US crude stockpiles. The lifting of the 40 year export ban has opened up new markets for US oil producers. The Maran Sagitta oil tanker left the Beaumont, Texas port in February ...