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Four future engineers will end their summer intern season with Duotech over the next two weeks and return back to school. Two of the interns are attending the engineering school at Western Carolina University and the other two Cedarville University’s engineering...read more
If you like rocket engines, you’ll like this video. If you like watching animated objects filmed in slow motion, you’ll like this video. If you want to see what happens when a model rocket engine is fired underwater and filmed in super slow motion, then you will love...read more
The jet fighter - as the first line of defense for most countries, this tool has become the tip of the spear since the first jet powered aircraft was introduced in 1944. Following Germany’s flight of the Messerschmitt ME 262, which had a top speed of 540 MPH, these...read more
Gold Star Teens are again this week in WNC/Franklin taking part in their annual summer leadership course. Gold Star Teen Adventures provides unique summer adventure opportunities for Gold Star Youth. This year’s camp not only includes 21 GSTA Teens, the largest group...read more
A C-130 Hercules' primary mission is troop and cargo transport. There are variants of the C-130 that provide many unique mission capabilities like fuel tankers, gunships, and even firefighting. It is one of the few aircraft in the world to span over 50 years of...read more
It is very early dawn and a pilot prepares to launch his F/A-18 Hornet into the darkness off the deck of the USS Carl Vinson. The carrier is at an undisclosed location a few miles off a jungle coastline. The pilot’s mission is to penetrate the airspace in a hostile...read more
The US Navy desires a carrier based unmanned combat refueler system and it looks like the Stingray will answer the call. The MQ-25 Stingray is an unmanned carrier aviation air system (UCAAS). The successful launch of the first unmanned plane on an aircraft carrier...read more
Watch Video Below Utilizing HAAS VF2 and VF4 Multi-axis CNCs, Duotech engineers construct new power amplifier assemblies to replace worn or broken obsolescent parts. Avoid scrapping repairable equipment. Duotech specializes in repairing obsolete equipment that the...read more
Its designation is the B-1 Lancer. By combining the B and the one(1) it is often referred to by those who fly it as “Bone.” A supersonic heavy bomber, the B-1 Lancer was introduced into service in 1986, but its first flight was in 1974. Why so long from first flight...read more
Everyone has probably been there. You have something you need to fix on your car’s engine. You buy a specific tool that allows you to correct whatever is wrong. Because it’s specialized, the tool is expensive, and when you’re done it is put on the shelf in your shed...read more
When visibility is low, cloudy, dark, or you are flying over open waters at night, it is very difficult and sometimes impossible to see the horizon or to know where the you are in the sky. Without instruments, the pilot is essentially flying blindly through the sky....read more
As a military aircraft pilot, besides just simply knowing how to operate the plane, the military continually trains you to take-off, fly in tight formation, perform combat operations, and return to land safely. However, training to fly in the United States Navy, one...read more