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2014-07-15
Company says Fuselage Automated Upright Build is expected to yield safety, quality benefits; had been in development since 2012.
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2014-07-15
Northrop Grumman Corp. broke ground on a new $20 million Maryland Space Assembly and Test (M-SAT) facility on its Baltimore campus adjacent to Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
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2014-07-15
Electric propulsion has been limited so far to small movements of the satellites once it is in its geostationary orbit. The Boeing 702SP innovation is its use of electric propulsion to raise the satellite from its launch-vehicle drop-off point to geostationary orbit.
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2014-07-15
Chief F-35 Test Pilot Al Norman said at the air show "the helmet provides unprecedented situational awareness for pilots," and he loves it.
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2014-07-15
Boeing plans to design a reusable launch vehicle for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in support of the U.S. government’s efforts to reduce satellite launch costs. DARPA’s XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane is conceived as a reusable, unmanned booster with costs, operation, and reliability similar to modern aircraft.
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2014-07-15
VPT Inc. has added a comprehensive radiation laboratory and test services facility to its Chelmsford, MA, facility. The 5000-ft² VPT Rad facility, which will serve the radiation and related test needs of aerospace electronics manufacturers, provides specialized environments and equipment for evaluating electronics used in applications where ionizing radiation can degrade device performance.
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2014-07-10
H-D Advanced Manufacturing Co. (H-D) has acquired San Diego, CA-based Sungear Inc., a manufacturer of complex, high-quality, precision gear components for many of the world's aerospace suppliers. The company's loose gearing and gear assembly products perform critical functions in engine starters, auxiliary power units, and other applications.
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2014-07-09
The U.S. Army and GE Aviation have signed five cooperative agreements to advance technology development for GE's next-generation turboshaft engine designs.
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2014-07-09
Sikorsky Aircraft has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to develop new combat search and rescue helicopters. Sikorsky will develop a derivative of the UH-60M Black Hawk model for the Air Force's rescue mission.
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2014-06-30
On a global scale, racecars burn an irrelevant amount of fuel, so racing series’ interest in fuel-saving technology has nothing to do with saving the planet from racecars’ environmental impact. Transporting teams to the tracks burns far more fossil fuels than any fuel actually consumed at the track.
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2014-06-30
Camber Corp. signed an agreement with Texas A&M–Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) to be the lead systems and business integrator for the Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center (LSUASC) Test Site. The LSUASC is one of six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test sites identified by the FAA.
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2014-06-25
BENZ Inc. has four new tooling systems: the LinA and LinS broaching tools, C-axis Angle Head, and Mini Flex-Angle Head.
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2014-06-25
The NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) awarded Saab a cooperative agreement to prototype and test a new tool for the optimization of air traffic across multiple phases of operations, including the airport surface and terminal airspace, with more efficient 4-D trajectory solutions.
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2014-06-25
Lockheed Martin Space Systems awarded a contract to ATK to provide UltraFlex solar arrays for NASA's InSight Lander mission, which will place a lander on Mars in 2016 to study the red planet's deep interior.
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2014-06-23
GE Aviation recently broke ground for its new machining factory in West Jefferson, NC. The new 80,000-ft² expansion will allow for increased capacity as the shop assumes additional machining work. The increase in volume is driven largely by orders for the new LEAP jet engine of CFM International, a 50:50 joint company of GE and Snecma (Safran) of France.
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2014-06-23
Boeing opened a new research and technology center to work with Brazilian researchers and scientists to develop aerospace technologies. The new Boeing Research & Technology-Brazil (BR&T-Brazil) center is focused on sustainable aviation biofuel development, advanced air traffic management, remote sensing, advanced metals and bio-materials, and support and services technologies.
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2014-06-20
What researchers at MIT refer to as an exotic state of matter--a “random solid solution”--affects how ions move through battery material.
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2014-06-20
Omega’s PR-21 series of RTD (resistance temperature detector) sensors with M12 connector feature a welded 316L stainless steel housing and an integral 4-pin M12 connector for easy connection.
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2014-06-20
A cable installation simulator from W. L. Gore & Associates aids in evaluating the stress of installation on microwave airframe assemblies, thereby minimizing the risk of cable assembly damage or failure during installation.
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2014-06-20
CFM International has initiated ground testing of the first all-new LEAP-1B engine that will exclusively power the Boeing 737 MAX. CFM ran the engine for the first time on June 13, three days ahead of schedule.
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2014-06-19
Airbus Group and Safran are further strengthening their relationship to propose a new family of competitive, versatile, and efficient space launchers, to serve both commercial and institutional needs.
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2014-06-19
Three high-performance thermoplastics from Victrex have been added to the Digimat-MX material and modeling database to accelerate the application development process while helping to minimize component weight and costs.
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2014-06-19
Elma Electronic Inc.’s S50J computing platform is a reliable and rugged, field-deployable system with abundant configurable I/O for maximum design versatility.
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2014-06-12
MRO providers are discovering ways to innovate their procedures while remaining viable and profitable through the current downturn in government spending.
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2014-06-12
Five collegiate teams collected four-digit mpg during the 35th running of SAE Supermileage, where 19 custom-designed vehicles competed for the best fuel economy title.
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2014-06-11
The Calibration & Controls team at MAHLE Powertrain LLC recently took on a project to design and develop embedded hardware, firmware, and the propulsion control application.
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2014-06-09
igus has developed what it claims is the world’s first tribologically enhanced plastic filament for 3D printers, which are used to print full-size, three-dimensional objects. Specifically created for motion control applications, the low-friction material is 50 times more resistant to wear and abrasion than conventional 3D printer materials, according to the German plastics company.
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2014-06-04
Oregon State University’s Global Formula Racing (GFR) team took top honors with a total score of 876.6 at the Formula SAE Michigan competition, held May 14-17 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, MI.
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2014-06-04
Rookie Formula SAE Michigan participant Matt Kramer designed a mechanically automated clutch that won Altair Engineering's first place award for most innovative design at the 2014 competition.
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2014-06-02
SwiftStaticDischarge filter elements from Swift Filters employ a media technology that dissipates triboelectric charges generated via the flow of fluids through filter media.
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