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2011-08-08
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Two of the industry’s critical development efforts, the push to improve safety and trim size and weight, are being combined by avionics suppliers in integrated safety systems.
2017-07-31
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Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems Limited announced delivery of the first crown and tailcone assembly for the Indian configuration of the CH-47F Chinook helicopter.
2008-06-30
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Eclipse Aviation says its Eclipse 500 was built upon the principle of a total product lifecycle management approach combining mechanical, electronic, electrical, and manufacturing disciplines. The integration of subsystems into a final wire harness was key, this being the “living neurological system” of the aircraft, controlling all electrical and electronic signals to all essential systems.
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.
2008-07-09
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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.
2011-07-13
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The company's current prototype has 11,628 monocrystalline silicon solar cells, 10,748 of which are attached atop the wing and another 880 atop the horizontal stabilizer.
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.
2016-02-26
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With the success of the SYERS-2 flight, Northrop Grumman plans to fly an optical bar camera sensor and an MS-177 multi-spectral sensor later in the year.
2010-08-31
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Horizon Energy Systems of Singapore is beginning commercial sales of its AEROPAK hydrogen-fuel-cell power system that, it claims, can extend by up to 300% the flight duration of today’s battery-operated 5-10-kg-class mini unmanned aerial vehicles.
2012-11-13
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With growing adoption of natural, or post-WIMP, HMIs in the general market, cockpit display system suppliers are preparing now for the cockpits of the future, which will place the pilot at the center of the system.
2012-01-16
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AeroVironment says it achieved a technological milestone never achieved before by building and flying a wing-flapping air vehicle, carrying its own energy source and using only two flapping wings for propulsion and control.
2014-01-15
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Composites are a game-changing technology in the aerospace and defense markets and increasingly in the automotive, consumer, and medical industries.
2013-04-03
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Human machine interfaces combine HUD, synthetic vision.
2010-04-06
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One of the most vexing catch-22s in large-part machining appears to have finally been caught. Rapid volumetric compensation for high accuracy in large-scale five-axis machining is now within the grasp of the manufacturing community.
2010-12-30
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Engineers seek (and make) improvements to the Affordable Reconfigurable Tooling (ART) concept of work-holding.
2010-01-07
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Nikon Metrology and Magestic Systems Inc. have jointly introduced a fabrication solution for increasing production of right-first-time composite parts that harnesses the capabilities of the former's Laser Radar technology and the latter's Ply Compensation System (PCS).
2010-02-17
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A leading aerospace manufacturer was using the interoffice mail envelope for approving new chemicals/materials being brought into a plant—before Actio developed a more efficient process.
2009-11-20
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Alcoa is undertaking the refurbishment of a massive 50,000-ton forging press at its Cleveland Works to make large parts for Lockheed Martin's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
2009-06-25
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AIT’s Moving Line Tug (MLT) is an automated guided vehicle that attaches to the front landing gear of an aircraft and pulls it through the assembly process
2009-08-07
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Traditional application of polycrystalline diamond (PCD) to cutting tools poses a number of problems. MegaDiamond's solution is to produce carbide tool blanks for routers and drills with complex geometries formed or pocketed into them. Diamond powder is filled into the pockets and sintered into PCD.
2009-06-25
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Combining a highly accurate CERTO length gauge with an ND 287 digital readout equipped with statistical process control enables Heidenhain Corp. to offer a new inspection system to the market.
2009-04-23
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Beryllium is not a new material in the aerospace and military sectors. It has long been used in support of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) programs begun over a half century ago, before branching into other applications such as satellites and airborne systems. And more recently, the metal is still branching into new areas, a notable one being in UAVs.
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.
2008-06-30
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Operating helicopters in very difficult climatic conditions in Iraq and Afghanistan can result in the need to replace rotor blades after only 400 flying hours’ time because sand, grit, and gravel have such a severe abrasive effect. To improve the operating life span of the BERP III blades fitted to AgustaWestland Lynx helicopters, the type operated in both countries by British Forces, 3M has developed a protective polyurethane coating.
2017-08-01
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The prevalence of counterfeits, coupled with the critical nature of aviation components, has spawned an industry of supply chain verification technology and services.
2015-10-12
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TRB Lightweight Structures recently released an aerospace-grade lightweight honeycomb composite panel designed for interior applications, expanding the application areas for its range of composite flat panels. Recent investments for manufacturing composites include the procurement of a new 3- x 1.5-m autoclave system.
2014-04-25
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The demand for innovative manufacturing technology that produces lighter parts with stronger material grows each day in the competitive aerospace industry. 3-D printing, also known as “additive manufacturing,” is at the center of this innovation.
2012-02-29
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Boeing recently looked at the use of AR as a tool to help get design intent to the builder so the product can build right the first time and every time.
2010-07-12
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In-cut machining cycle times of 50-100 h are common. Achieving meaningful reduction of cycle time while maintaining part quality is predicated upon the ability to model the physics of the machining operations.
2017-05-05
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NASA has selected proposals for the creation of two multi-disciplinary, university-led Space Technology Research Institutes (STRIs) that will focus on the development of technologies critical to extending human presence deeper into our solar system. The new STRIs will bring together researchers from various disciplines and organizations to collaborate on the advancement of cutting-edge technologies in bio-manufacturing and space infrastructure.
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