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AE Podcast Ep. # 12– The Perlan Project: Soaring to the Edge of Space

This episode features an in-depth look at the Perlan Project . The mission of the Perlan Project is to fly an engineless aircraft to the edge of space, in this case, by taking advantage of an aerodynamic phenomenon known as wave lift. Not only is soaring to 90,000 feet an audacious goal, but on...

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AE Podcast Ep. #11 – Dr Priyanka Dhopade on Jet Engine Optimization and Women in Engineering

On the heels of our WOMEN IN SAMPE meeting in Long Beach, we share the AeroSpace Engineering's Podcasts interview with Priyanka Dhopade. Dhopade received her PhD from the University of New South Wales in Canberra, Australia and was the recipient of the Zonta Amelia Earhart Fellowship award,...

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AE Podcast Ep. #5 – Concorde Chief Engineer John Britton on Supersonic Flight

In this episode, Rainer talks to John Britton. John was the chief engineer of Concorde on the British side of the enterprise from 1994 until Concorde's demise in 2003. In this conversation, John and Rainer talk about: how he ended up as the Chief Engineer of Concorde what engineering feats...

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AE Podcast Ep #4: Kim-Tobias Kohn on Electric Aviation

ICYMI: On this episode of the podcast, Rainer speaks to Kim-Tobias Kohn who is a lecturer in Aerospace Engineering at the University of the West of England. Beside his main vocation, Kim is also an avid pilot and runs an electric skateboard startup company. Kim has garnered attention in the...