In this update: Preparation for the Science Channel Shoot

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Today Ed Shadle, Von Armstrong, Lars Pedersen, Ani Simon, Corey Mitchell,Steve Wallace, Les Holm, Jason Mitchell, Steve Rima, Keith Zanghi, Trish Wood and Don Mitchell spent a Saturday working on the North American Eagle™ world land speed record challenger.

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                                              Amy, Rob, Colten and Tim
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                                               Ed, Jordan and Britney
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The North American Eagle™ team had a lot of visitors this weekend.  A co-worker of Keith’s, Tim Callahan came by with his friends Amy, Rob and Colten.  Britney Freer came by with her friend Jordan.

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                                                  The Eagle in a digital world
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 Don Mitchell using Dassault Systemés CATIA

Don Mitchell spent the day on his Lenovo ThinkPad and Dassault Systemés CATIA design software.  Don is an expert on CATIA and works closely with Darren Grove to prepare the models for CFD.

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                                                  Ed & Jessi’s Front Office

Most of the work today was spent preparing the car and the shop for an upcoming video shoot for the Science Channel.  The team lowered and repositioned the car and hung sponsor banners on the wall. Ed installed new  placarding for cockpit switches. Steve Rima and Ani checked out the new communications system that will allow the entire team to listen in and communicate during a run.

 

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                                  The team put up sponsor banners inside the shop

Catch the latest article of From Speed to Sound, featuring the story of designing the North American Eagle website.  Read More

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Microsoft WPC 2015 Keynote: NAE starts at 30:56.  See Brandyn Bayes on stage with Microsoft CEO Satya Nedella.

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New Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Family

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At this year’s consumer electronic show everyone was talking about the incredible new ThinkPad X1 family of computers from Lenovo. Take a look at this super thin and light weight power house.

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Lenovo is heavily embedded into our daily operations, with ThinkPads and ThinkStations providing support for website production, engineering consisting of mechanical and structural analysis and aerodynamic capabilities.

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Eric Wittler’s images were used in the Microsoft Ignite booth in Chicago.