Engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce is in many ways the leader in MRO support packages and was so even before the arrival of the digital revolution that allowed a transformation in support capability. This support extends into every aspect of operations, control, analysis of performance and through life maintenance and repair. Over the years, Rolls-Royce has consolidated its lead in comprehensive customer support activities alongside the continuous development of new advanced specification aerospace engines.
Nissan’s chief performance officer (CPO), José Muñoz, will be amongst those honored at May’s SAE Foundation 2018 Annual Celebration. He will receive the Industry Leadership Award for achieving a significant level of success in his STEM career and demonstrating how to be an innovative risk taker who continuously challenges the industry. advocate
Boeing and Airbus forecast a worldwide demand for up to 40,000 new aircraft over the next two decades. With a 10-year production backlog and new aircrafts increasingly counting on lightweight composites, manufacturing companies are developing advanced sandwich-structure composite solutions to fill the production gap.
Equipment developers are moving quickly to ensure that military users will have long-term access to boards and modules that provide higher performance, easy replacement, and reduced costs. Board and system designers adopting new technologies are standardizing interconnection layouts to ensure that boards designed by various suppliers can be used to upgrade systems as technology advances.
Thermal imaging data obtained from a FLIR high-performance camera shows that the expected turbine output temperature is approximately 285°C when the helicopter is in forward flight. However, during hover operations a steady state temperature of about 343°C will be reached.
In Washington, DC, at the 2018 SAE Government/Industry meeting this week, cellular-communications giant AT&T affirmed in a session on connected-vehicle technology that it will launch ultra-fast mobile 5G service in limited areas sometime late this year.
Designers are envisioning new looks for vehicle interiors, as in-vehicle connectivity and electrified powertrains usher in the autonomous driving age. As more EVs enter the marketplace with battery packs housed underneath the cabin floor, the door opens to a new era of interiors.
Osram, a leading global lighting and semiconductor manufacturer, has expanded into pulse infrared lasers for autonomous LIDAR use and is working with with Vergence Automation for advanced imaging technology.
In December, Aurora Flight Sciences conducted a successful demonstration of the company's autonomous helicopter system at the U.S. Marine Corps Quantico Urban Training Center. The aircraft, developed under the Office of Naval Research's Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS) program, was an AACUS-enabled UH-1H.
It isn’t every car maker that introduces you to your new car with a session on a tight and slippery test track - but it's useful education for exploiting the capabilities of the hugely powerful Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4Matic+.
The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan’s largest technology R&D institution, has announced a new material designed to increase cycle life and improve recyclability of lithium batteries.