Keyword: Jet engines

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Siemens Industry, Inc.
Munich, Germany
1-800-743-6367
www.siemens.com

DMG MORI manufactures a wide variety of conventional chip-cutting and ultrasonic machining centers for OEMs and production job shops...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Zulu Pods Miami, FL
786-445-0540
www.zulupods.com

Zulu Pods today announced the production of the ZPod, the world's first self-contained, sealed, oil tank and pump that can be easily installed into...

Briefs: Materials
SiC fiber-reinforced SiC matrix composites are being evaluated for aircraft engine hot-section components.
News: Manned Systems

SAE International is inviting global participation in its AeroTech® aerospace and defense technology conference and exhibition, which is for the first...

Articles: Energy
Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.
News: Power

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation based in East Hartford, Connecticut, has launched a new data-rich mobile application...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

A jet engine is the very definition of “mission-critical.” A critical failure could cause a serious accident that endangers hundreds of lives. To prevent this from happening,...

News: Aerospace

GE Aviation’s next-gen GE9X high-bypass turbofan engine is poised to be the most fuel-efficient jet engine ever produced by the company. Designed to power...

News: Propulsion

Creating a digital thread throughout the extremely complex process of developing aerostructures and engines can optimize an original equipment...

News: Power

GE Aviation engineers have completed the initial design of the first supersonic engine purpose-built for business jets. GE’s Affinity turbofan engine class integrates...

News: Defense

The AS2 industry team – comprising Aerion in Reno, Nevada; Lockheed Martin in Bethesda, Maryland; GE Aviation in Evendale, Ohio; and Honeywell in Morris Plains,...

Articles: Propulsion

Airplanes, one of humanity's greatest inventions, evoke feelings of awe and amazement for most people, unless you live uncomfortably close to a major airport, in which case the feeling may become annoyance and irritation....

Application Briefs: Defense
Stratasys Direct Manufacturing
Valencia, CA
1-888-311-1017
www.stratasysdirect.com

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd., was recently chosen by Airbus to produce 3D printed...

Articles: Aerospace

Sintered fiber metal composites are used in aircraft as an acoustic media within environmental ducting, inlet and exhaust systems. The material can be engineered to meet...

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: Defense

Aircraft manufacturers face increasingly stringent standards for reducing community noise. Conventional aircraft development methods based on engineering experience,...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

The military embedded computing landscape has been transformed from where it was 20 years ago — and that has been almost entirely enabled by the ability of prime contractors, systems...

Briefs: Materials

Extensive use of titanium alloys in critical industrial and military applications, such as compressor blades of jet engines and armor...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Wind River
Alameda, CA
800-545-9463
www.windriver.com

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the largest government-owned defense and aerospace company in Israel, equipped its semi-autonomous...

Articles: Aerospace

There is definitely a degree of overlap in the regional and business jet sectors, both in terms of airframes and the engines that power them. At the high end of the market are aircraft such as the...

Articles: Aerospace

The global aerospace sector has always represented the cutting edge of practical technology advancement. When the first military jet engines emerged in the post-war 1940s it was clear that commercial...

Articles: Propulsion

Fuel is expensive for airlines. According to sources interviewed for this article, fuel accounts for 30 to 50% of operating costs, depending on the size of the aircraft. And fuel prices remain volatile.

Articles: Defense

Boeing and Airbus can hardly keep up with demand for 150-seat jets, and both have increased their own monthly production rates to well over 40 aircraft, stretching the capacity of the supply chain to the...

Articles: Aerospace

Talk of further consolidation within Europe’s dynamic aerospace sector has been on the lips of industry watchers for several years, but although the major European-based global players have not...

Articles: Defense

A turboelectric distributed propulsion (TeDP) system is a powertrain consisting of a turboshaft engine used solely to provide electrical power through a generator to electric motors driving...

Technology Update: Software

Greater fuel efficiency and low emission requirements have grown into such an urgent imperative in aircraft design that it often overshadows an equally significant factor in air...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Electronic controls are slowly transforming aircraft engines of all types, bringing improved fuel consumption, improved efficiency, and more power. As the functionality of control units for jet engines increases,...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Turbines in aircraft turbojet engines are being subject to increasingly higher temperatures to improve fuel efficiency. High turbine efficiency requires the ability of turbine blades to...

Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

One of the greatest dangers to aircraft — playing a role in numerous destructive and fatal accidents around the world — comes in the form of droplets of water. In clean air, cloud...

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