Keyword: On-board energy sources

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.
Articles: Propulsion
The commercial aviation industry is taking critical steps towards zero-carbon aviation.
Articles: Materials
AM is a revolutionary technology that is changing the way that the aerospace industry is designing and producing parts.
Briefs: Energy
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Understanding how delays in resource decision making and tactical supply chains relate to operational reach will give commanders the ability to maximize resources.
Application Briefs: Defense
Valcor Engineering was tasked with creating a turn-key fuel management system for a new UAV.
Briefs: Materials

Strategies to control solid rocket propellant regression rate require a robust throttling technique applicable to high performance propellant...

News: Energy
DETECTING PLASTIC LANDMINES

Hidden PFM-1 anti-personnel landmines are unexploded ordnance (UXO) devices that pose a difficult challenge to conventional...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Turbine flow meters have long been a preferred technology for obtaining precise measurements of fluid flow in the aerospace industry. In addition to their high...

Briefs: Materials

The Toxic Industrial Chemical/Toxic Industrial Material (TIC/TIM) Task Force MFR#1 published in February 2009 focuses on inhalation hazards in an operational environment and provides a list...

Articles: Software

The aerospace sector places some uniquely challenging demands on electronics designers. For a start, the environments that the electronics are exposed to are much harsher...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Plain bearings are used across a wide range of aerospace applications to help achieve better fuel efficiency, extend maintenance intervals, and lower carbon emissions. These applications include...

Application Briefs: Defense
Supacat
Honiton, Devon, UK
01 404 891 777
www.supacat.com

Supacat, a UK designer and manufacturer of special forces vehicles, recently unveiled the latest variation of its Light Reconnaissance...

Application Briefs: Defense
Saft
Levallois-Peret, France
+33 1 58 63 16 00
www.saftbatteries.com

Saft was recently selected by Aero Vodochody Aerospace, a leading designer and manufacturer of military and civilian aircraft, for engine...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

That was the challenge posed to Gentex by Boeing. Window shades typically do the job on an airplane, but they’re cumbersome to operate, expensive to maintain, and do little to reflect the...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS
Toulouse, France
+49 8381 46 4403
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Airbus recently successfully flew Liebherr-Aerospace's 3D printed spoiler...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Structural analysis of solid rocket motors is challenging for several reasons, but the most important of these is the complex behavior of the propellant. The...

Briefs: Propulsion

In the study of combustion characteristics of liquid rocket fuels, it is customary to either study the combustion of liquid fuel droplets...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

The objective of this work is to identify isotopic ratios suitable for analysis via mass spectrometry that distinguish between commercial...

Briefs: Imaging

An effort has been made within the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) to extract quantitative information on explosive performance from high-speed imaging of explosions. Explosive fireball surface...

Articles: Aerospace

Humans have been using rocket propulsion for almost a millennium, starting with Chinese rockets and “fire arrows” in the 13th century and continuing to the modern era's powerful...

Articles: Aerospace

Wherever you find newer and particularly larger aircraft these days, you're seeing the use of composite materials. The latest commercial planes, as well as innovative defense prototypes,...

Articles: Aerospace

Long-range bombers may have missions halfway around the world. Fighter jets may have to stay in the air longer than their relatively small fuel tanks will allow, or may find...

Articles: Aerospace

Eventually, technology advances to the point where solutions that have been “good enough” for decades are no longer “good enough” for the innovations of today. The philosophy of “good enough”...

Articles: Energy

Many different electrically propelled aircraft have been or are soon to be flying. Recently a zero-emissions electric aircraft, Solar Impulse, flew around the world with zero fuel....

Briefs: Aerospace

Recently, in operando optical investigations of high temperature solid oxide electrochemical cells (SOECs) have gained significant traction with several...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
+44 (0)1527 517 715
www.gkn.com/aerospace

GKN Aerospace has delivered the two rotating frames for a major research program exploring open rotor aero-engine designs with a goal of achieving a 20%...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

This work focused on developing novel nano-sized thermal sensors based on a multifunctional core/shell and nano-channel design that can be used to measure...

Articles: Materials

The aerospace industry has some of the most difficult operating conditions imaginable. Sensors of all kinds used in this industry must stand up to the...