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ARCA News Update

Published by Sigurd De Keyser on Fri Mar 10, 2006 7:22 pm
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Latest news: February 23, 2006 – RM.VALCEA
STABILO’s composite materials fuel tanks successfully completed today the pressure tests. This open the way to the propulsion tests for the STABILO vehicle. The fuel tank is derived directly from the ORIZONT model fuel tank.

January 17, 2006 – BUCHAREST
ARCA’s project manager, Bogdan Sburlea, presented at the “SECURITY” Symposium held at the Romanian Academy, ARCA’s military application project, STRACAAT.

January 10, 2006 – BUENOS AIRES/RM. VALCEA
Former X Prize competitors, DeLeon Industries and ARCA, are partners. “DeLeon Industries worked a lot on life support systems, full pressure suits and cockpit design. ARCA has a little experience in this field, so it is more than necessary to work with DeLeon Industries. We have a lot of work to do together.”, said Dumitru Popescu, ARCA’s Chairman.

January 9, 2006 – RM. VALCEA
Three fuel tanks for the STABILO and ORIZONT vehicles are under construction. The work at this first series will be finished next week. Another series of three will be ready at the end of this month. Even that the start of the propulsion tests was announced in January, probably the tests will begin in February. We changed a little bit our work strategy. We wanted to finish all the necessary fuel tanks for this year in January.

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