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2015-06-29
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The sealing specialist is currently developing two new materials that reportedly will help aircraft manufacturers save weight and production costs while exceeding fire resistance and fireproof requirements for the engine application.
2015-06-19
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SAE International has published the new book, Ice Accretion and Icing Technology by Robert J. Flemming. The collection consists of 10 SAE International technical papers, chosen by Flemming, a known expert in the field.
2015-06-18
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Passenger Experience automates cabin completion processes with essential intelligent “building blocks” capturing rules, regulations, and manufacturing knowledge to automate cabin interior design, development, and delivery.
2015-06-18
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The launch of the X6 begins a two-year definition period on this next-generation rotorcraft that will be tailored for and targeted to the civil market, specifically oil and gas.
2015-06-18
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Accenture took some time recently to talk about how it recently delivered with Airbus a proof-of-concept, using wearable technology, to help Airbus operators reduce the complexity of assembling cabin seats and decrease the time required to complete the task.
2015-06-16
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Some 10 years since being out of production (some might say even nearly 15 years if one considers the demise of the plane’s originator), the Dornier 328, known for its ability to function on “unimproved runways” and “being easy to maintain in third-world countries,” is going back into production under at least the partial guidance of Sierra Nevada Corp., with a 628 on the radar.
2015-06-12
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Small, electrically driven propellers spaced along wing leading-edges could benefit both small and medium-size aircraft
2015-06-09
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For the design process of the class of aircraft known as an efficient supersonic air vehicle, particular attention must be paid to the propulsion system design as a whole, including installation effects integrated into a vehicle performance model.
2015-06-04
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Metal laser melting has made a successful leap from rapid prototyping to an approved manufacturing technology, and the method is increasingly becoming an option for companies in high-tech industries, according to Toolcraft. And now the German manufacturer has teamed with Airbus APWorks to offer another option for additive manufacturing—the Airbus subsidiary’s Scalmalloy high-performance aluminum powder.
2015-05-29
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BENZ adjustable angle heads help manufacturers to improve their machining and milling operations by enhancing productivity and efficiency.
2015-05-28
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Additive manufacturing is making significant headway in aerospace production programs, as evidenced by recent announcements that Airbus and rocket manufacturer United Launch Alliance both are—or soon will be—flying aircraft that incorporate 3D-printed parts enabled by Stratasys.
2015-05-27
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During the May 22 flight, which lasted approximately one hour, Raider pilots took the aircraft through a series of maneuvers designed to test the aircraft’s hover and low-speed capability.
2015-05-27
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In the commercial jet market below the 150-seat Airbus and Boeing killing fields, the next biggest sales are in the hands of Canada’s Bombardier and Brazil’s Embraer.
2015-05-19
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Lockheed Martin is currently under contract to build eight GPS III satellites at its GPS III Processing Facility near Denver, a factory specifically designed to streamline satellite production.
2015-05-19
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Prior to first flight, more than 34,000 hours of lab testing had been completed for Gulfstream's clean-sheet wide-cabin aircraft.
2015-05-18
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At the end of April, Boeing and CFM International initiated flight testing of the LEAP-1B engine on a modified 747 flying testbed at GE Aviation Flight Test Operations.
2015-04-29
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GKN Aerospace recently announced two collaborative research projects related to the advancement of additive manufacturing (AM) within the aerospace industry. One is a program to develop titanium powder specifically formulated and blended for AM of aerospace components. The second is a strategic partnership with Arcam to develop and industrialize a promising new additive process, electron beam melting.
2015-04-29
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One of the key differentiators of the EP-8100 for commercial and military simulation and training is the system’s ability to use customers’ existing databases.
2015-04-24
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Boeing is in the midst of several months of flights with its ecoDemonstrator 757 in a first-round effort to evaluate new technologies in 2015 that are expected to reduce environmental effects on natural laminar flow as a way to improve aerodynamic efficiency while reducing noise and carbon emissions.
2015-04-24
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The engine bay is an essential component of the AgustaWestland AW609 tilt rotor nacelle, since it determines the performance of the engine and assures safe maneuvers for every flight condition.
2015-04-10
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Zen Technologies and Rockwell Collins recently unveiled a next-generation rotary wing simulator to serve the “burgeoning need” of the military flight simulation market in India. The companies had previously signed a Memorandum of Understanding to combine their strengths in simulation and training to offer advanced and high-fidelity aviation solutions.
2015-04-10
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Airbus Helicopters has signed Indian market launch orders for its single-engine EC130 T2 with Sanjay Ghodawat Group and Global Vectra Helicorp Ltd. (GVHL), which plan to introduce the single-engine EC130’s enhanced version later this year for passenger transport services in Kolhapur and Delhi, respectively. 
2015-04-10
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The Indian Government recently announced its intention to finalize the acquisition of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft from Dassault Aviation at conditions necessary to meet the security needs of India. Dassault Aviation, which has been a supplier to the Indian Air Force for more than 60 years, is grateful for the opportunity to pursue and extend their partnership, said Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation. 
2015-04-06
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Turbine blades in TiAl are about half the weight of comparable nickel-alloy components but boast the same reliability and durability. The high aluminum content also makes the material resistant to oxidation and corrosion.
2015-04-02
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The company expects to better support the use of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, by releasing new OptiStruct solver capabilities for topology optimization. The company claims this new technology is the first tool developed specifically for designers of lattice structures.
2015-03-24
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In the area of electronics enclosures, traditional metal structures conduct and spread heat over large surfaces, but composites act as insulation. Heat generated by components causes internal temperatures to rise and has detrimental impact on the performance and reliability of the electronics.
2015-03-24
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Aerojet Rocketdyne recently completed a series of hot-fire tests of additive manufactured components for its AR1 booster engine at its Sacramento test facility.
2015-03-20
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QinetiQ’s onboard computer, core of the flight control system with a reliability rate of 99.997%, ensured the IXV’s fully automated return to Earth.
2015-03-11
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The objective of DARPA’s ALIAS program is to develop and insert new automation into existing aircraft to enable operation with reduced onboard crew. Sikorsky is leading a team for Phase 1 development.
2015-02-26
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The system is based on Elbit’s ClearVision EFVS for fixed-wing platforms and provides helicopter pilots with increased situational awareness.
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