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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.
2015-02-25
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The inventors of semiconductor chips or electronic parts most likely never imagined that over 50 years later, the aviation, space, and defense industries would be faced with the availability or proliferation of counterfeit electronic parts in their supply chains.
2015-02-25
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Delcam’s 2015 version of its PowerINSPECT inspection system includes automatic collision avoidance, faster import of large CAD files, quicker preparation of longer inspection reports, and improved display of results from point-cloud data, plus many other customer-requested enhancements.
2015-02-19
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Conventional CT scanners cannot accommodate long or bulky aircraft components.
2015-02-12
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NASA has expanded its use of Exa's PowerFLOW software for the simulation of concepts to reduce aircraft noise within NASA's Environmentally Responsible Aviation project.
2015-02-11
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At the McKinley Climatic Laboratory at Eglin AFB, an F-35 will ultimately be tested in all the meteorological conditions representative of those locations from which it will operate, ranging from the heat of northern Australia to the bitter cold of the Arctic Circle.
2015-02-10
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EOS and MTU Aero Engines are cooperating to apply new quality-assurance technology to direct metal laser sintering. The strategic partnership is expected to help advance EOS’ existing control and monitoring processes and further promote product quality in AM series production.
2015-01-30
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Unveiled at Dassault’s Bordeaux-Merignac the 8X will offer the greatest range and the longest cabin in the Falcon line, along with the most extensive selection of cabin configurations.
2015-01-30
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A new electrode design for lithium-ion batteries has been shown by Purdue researchers to potentially reduce the charging time from hours to minutes by replacing the conventional graphite electrode with a network of tin-oxide nanoparticles.
2015-01-30
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Bathymetric lidars—devices that employ powerful lasers to scan beneath the water's surface—are used today primarily to map coastal waters. At nearly 600 lb, the systems are large and heavy, and require piloted aircraft to carry them.
2015-01-29
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The A321neo 97t will have, with 4000 nmi, the longest range of any single aisle airliner “available today and tomorrow,” claims Airbus, making it suited to transatlantic routes.
2015-01-21
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The CC10S multi-display controller board from MEN Micro is based on a Freescale ARM i.MX 6 Series processor.
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