Oshkosh 2018

Or, by its full name, International Experimental Aircraft Association Fly-In Convention. Held at Wittman Field, KOSH, Oshkosh, WI, July 23-29, 2018. I attended from July 20-July 30, as part of my employer’s exhibit. See commutercraft.com for details. Lot’s of aircraft ranging from pre-WW2 Ford Tri-Motors… Read More

April 2018 Dinner Meeting

  Dr. John Olds gave a presentation at our Tuesday 24 April dinner meeting. Dr. Olds, the founder of SpaceWorks, has spoken to us previously about Generation Orbit and Terminal Velocity Aerospace. On this occasion, he spoke about his latest endeavor, Blink Astro. While many… Read More

Update from the Internet

Here are just a few links from around the internet. First up, the Tribune & Georgian reports that ABL Space Systems has signed an agreement with Camden County. If you go to the ABL website, you can see they mention Camden, Georgia. So it looks… Read More

January 2018 Outing to iFLY

So, you are an aerospace engineer. You know how to design airplanes. You know how control surfaces work. So — how to you fly a human? AIAA-Atlanta members found out for themselves on Monday 8 January 2018. While much of Atlanta was preoccupied with the… Read More

November 2017 Dinner Meeting

Our dinner meeting on 14 November 2017 featured two speakers.   Our first speaker was AIAA Associate Fellow and AIAA Distinguished Lecturer Eugene L. Fleeman. Mr. Fleeman is best-known for his textbooks and expertise on missile design. His presentation on Global Climate Drivers was based… Read More

October 2017 Dinner Meeting

  Our speaker for October was Commuter Craft designer Richard Hogan. Mr. Hogan presented a delightful talk about his kit-built aircraft. The average time to build a home built aircraft is seven years. Mr. Hogan’s goal with Commuter Craft is to make that “build my… Read More

AIAA Propulsion & Energy

Tomorrow is the beginning of three days of networking and cutting-edge learning at the annual AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum. We are fortunate this year to have this event in our own backyard — the Hyatt Regency at 265 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta GA 30303.… Read More