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2008-07-30
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The 18-lb steel blade of an F-class industrial gas turbine survived a series of resonant spin tests, and that bodes well for the component's manufacturer, a global energy services company looking to improve engine durability by redesigning the blade.
2008-07-29
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Carbon nanotubes have been around for centuries, but drawbacks such as expense and material impurity have hindered their use. Now, the tide has turned for carbon nanotubes with an initial $2 million contract awarded to Nanocomp Technologies by the U.S. Army’s Natick Soldier Systems Center.
2008-07-15
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The Naval Surface Warfare Center awarded Lockheed Martin a $50 million production contract for the Target Sight System (TSS), a new fire control system for the U.S. Marine Corps' AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter.
2008-07-15
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The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a $2.2 million contract for the fabrication and ground test of a Solar Thermal Propulsion rocket engine. This contract extends the current High Delta-V Experiment Program (HiDVE) another six months and follows a successful critical design review last March.
2008-07-15
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Eaton Corp. has been awarded an equipment contract with the U.S. FAA projected to exceed $40 million over a 10-year period. One of three FAA contracts currently held by Eaton, the new agreement encompasses three-phase uninterruptible power supply (UPS), maintenance bypass panels, and other associated power quality equipment, which will be deployed in mission-critical FAA installations throughout the continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, and Puerto Rico.
2008-07-11
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Against a backdrop of a world economic downturn, record gas prices impacting on airline travel, and massive order backlogs, Airbus management outlined its views on the coming years at its annual Technical Briefing.
2008-07-11
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As other industries are doing, aerospace is looking to emerging markets for low-cost assembly work. Bombardier Aerospace advanced the trend recently when it announced that workers at its plant in Querétaro, Mexico, would manufacture the composite structure for the Learjet 85 business jet.
2008-07-10
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The Duluth, MN-based manufacturer of single-engine, piston-powered aircraft has standardized on the PTC Product Development System to optimize its product development process.
2008-07-10
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Maplesoft has released the pilot version of "MapleSim", a multi-domain modeling and simulation tool that is designed to reduce the amount of time taken to bring products to market by using physical modeling techniques.
2008-07-10
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NASA and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) have unveiled a new vertical test stand at ATK’s facility in Promontory, UT, that will be used to test-fire the full-scale abort motor for the launch-abort system of the Orion crew exploration vehicle.
2008-07-10
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MTU Aero Engines has developed a combined noncontact blade vibration and tip clearance measurement system to prevent damage from occurring on development engines and to facilitate reliable prediction of the blade life.
2008-07-10
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Raytheon Co. and Sonju Industrial Inc. signed a three-year U.S. Department of Defense-sponsored mentor-protege agreement to work together on several Raytheon programs. Raytheon Missile Systems will mentor Sonju in the areas of lean manufacturing, information technology, human resources, and quality systems.
2008-07-10
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The Naval Air Warfare Center (NAVAIR) Division of the U.S. Navy awarded Vector Composites a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to compare the properties of Quickstep and autoclave processing on one or more qualified carbon-fiber prepreg systems used by the U.S.
2008-07-10
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Spirit Europe, the U.K.-based European headquarters of Spirit AeroSystems Inc., signed a contract with Airbus to design and produce a major wing structure for the A350 XWB (Xtra Wide-Body) program. Spirit will design and assemble the wing leading-edge structure primarily at its European facility in Prestwick, Scotland.
2008-07-10
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Goodrich Corp. received production contracts from Lockheed Martin and General Electric Aircraft Engines (GEAE) to supply pylons and nacelle systems for the U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy strategic airlifter Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP).
2008-07-10
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Kaman Aerospace Group Inc., headquartered in Bloomfield, CT, has acquired Brookhouse Holdings Ltd., a designer and manufacturer of composite aerostructures, aerospace tooling, and repair and overhaul services based in Darwen, Lancashire, England.
2008-07-09
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Air traffic controllers around the country are using the advanced air traffic control planning technology developed by the Lockheed Martin URET development team to safely route aircraft more efficiently.
2008-07-09
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The power on of Boeing's 787 was accomplished using TTTech's design tools, embedded commercial-off-the-shelf software, and platform integration services based on time-triggered protocol.
2008-07-08
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Aircraft encounter performance and mission requirements that not only tax the aeronautical, mechanical, and propulsion systems, but also require a range of very sophisticated electrical systems.
2008-06-30
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When tasked with developing a heatsink that works in either horizontal or vertical orientation for a dc power subsystem for a commercial airliner, rather than developing an entirely new heatsink geometry, which would have taken a large amount of time using conventional build and test methods, Crane Aerospace & Electronics used Flomerics’ Flotherm thermal simulation software to help meet the performance requirements.
2008-06-30
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Researchers at the German Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and Systems Reliability (LBF) are convinced that next-generation lightweight aircraft designs will require intelligent load-monitoring technologies to make sure that the residual fatigue life and structural health of an aircraft can be realistically detected or calculated.
2008-06-30
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As accuracy requirements increase in the aerospace manufacturing industry, machine tool builders and control providers are responding in different ways. For CNC control provider Siemens Energy & Automation, it means taking volumetric compensation to new heights.
2008-06-30
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Aircraft manufacturers have always desired more flexible automated drilling solutions due to constantly changing requirements as technology advances, production rates fluctuate, and new products are introduced. This desire has become more evident in recent years as manufacturers embrace lean manufacturing techniques to streamline their processes.
2008-06-30
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ARP5941 (Aerospace Fluid Power–Contamination Sensitivity–Consideration for Establishing Test Procedures for Flight Control Actuators) was generated by SAE International’s A-6 Aerospace Actuation, Control, and Fluid Power Systems Committee to assure continued satisfactory performance of flight-critical servo-actuators under the maximum allowable particulate contamination in airplane hydraulic systems.
2008-06-30
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After three years of collaborative development with aerospace engine components suppliers seeking a drilling machine with higher speeds and more accuracy, Mitsui Seiki has launched the VLD-300 five-axis vertical CNC laser driller.
2008-06-30
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Omega Engineering’s CA150 handheld calibrator was designed to perform operation checks at regular inspection and maintenance of thermocouples, resistance temperature detectors, and instruments.
2008-06-30
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With the E123 Presetter, Lyndex-Nikken offers a precise high-tech device featuring a fixed rotating spindle that uses six mini bearings with radial concentricity error compensation.
2008-06-30
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The Agilent Medalist x6000 automated X-ray inspection (AXI) system from Agilent Technologies finds defects in solder joints to improve end-product quality and decrease warranty repair and scrap costs.
2008-06-30
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The Luxxor Video System from Gradient Lens connects to a range of rigid or flexible borescopes, including Hawkeyes, to capture, document, store, and share borescope images and detect product flaws early in the manufacturing process.
2008-06-30
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Extech Instruments offers the compact Extech i5 IR camera for accurate thermal imaging and focus-free viewing.
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