18 May 2001
18 May 2001
PowerSki International Corp has entered a strategic partnership agreement with French-based multinational marine and aeronautical products company Zodiac Group. Zodiac Group, which has made a substantial equity investment in PSI through Zodiac of North America, will equip a complete new line of rigid and semi-rigid tenders aimed at the worldwide market with PSI's proprietary Jetboard engine.
The Igniter 2000 POWERSKI(TM) JETBOARD(TM) is a patented 8-foot 4-inch, motorized, solo-rider, standup PWC weighing approximately 100 pounds. Surfboard-shaped and equipped with a long control handle, the craft features a high-tech composite hull and proprietary, state-of-the-art engine that replaces the converted conventional outboard motors used in early Jetboard(TM) prototypes.
A team of engineers at the University of Delaware (UD) is developing next-generation smart textiles by creating flexible carbon nanotube composite coatings on a wide range of fibres, including cotton, nylon and wool.
Haydale has supplied graphene enhanced prepreg for Juno, a 3 m wide composite-skinned unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which was revealed during Futures Day at the 2018 Farnborough Air Show.