Keyword: Aircraft structures

Articles: Software
Drone-mounted inspection tools are breaking barriers for the F-35.
News: Data Acquisition

Quality management professionals across the global aerospace and defense community discuss the AS9100 international standard, audits, and equipment...

Briefs: Materials
The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.
News: Software

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

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Brazing isn't efficient, says an industry expert, and it's time for a change.
Briefs: Motion Control
To support the development of next-generation rotorcraft, precision data acquisition is required.
Application Briefs: Materials
To date, the rear fuselage packers have been used in the production of over 500 aircraft.
News: Materials

It’s not just for exotic “supercars” and motorcycles anymore. The performance-enhancing attributes of carbon-fiber-reinforced plastics continue to be explored by global automakers as they...

Articles: Aerospace
The Rapid And Cost Effective Rotorcraft (RACER) demonstrator is being developed by Airbus Helicopters (AH) to further validate the compound rotorcraft configuration.
Application Briefs: Defense
RPI UK has installed two integrated rotor measurement and assembly platforms (iMAPs) at Atlanta-based Delta Airlines;
News: Software

Aerion Supersonic in Reno, Nevada, is developing supersonic aircraft – modern air vehicles capable of traveling faster than the speed...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Today's technology must increase production rates and part quality, while reducing setup times and costs.
Articles: Aerospace
Replacing hard chrome requires aerospace companies to critically evaluate why they used it in the first place.
Application Briefs: Software
NVision, Inc.
Southlake, TX
817-416-8006
www.nvision3d.com

Swift work by NVision, Inc. helped a major U.S. airline quickly repair a bird-damaged Boeing 737 wing and return the restored jet back to flight...

News: Manned Systems

After wrapping up a wing swap on 173 Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II close air support attack aircraft, the Boeing Company was awarded with another Indefinite...

Articles: Materials

The rise of titanium for aerospace applications has been well documented in recent years. Equally, the challenges associated with the efficient, productive and high-quality machining of this popular material,...

Articles: Aerospace

Lightning strikes to jet airliners are common - about once every 1000 flight hours. The DO-160G standard, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment, is a standard...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Reinforcing polymers with strong/stiff fibers is nothing new. Such materials have been used pretty much since aircraft were first created. In those pioneering days, wings were reinforced with woven...

Articles: Propulsion

Applying reverse thrust redirecting engine power to oppose the direction of travel is a standard technique for decelerating aircraft after touchdown. The approach saves wear on...

Articles: Software

Drone aircraft and their uses have been evolving quickly, supported by a great deal of ongoing research. One area of increasing interest is the decoy drone, designed to mimic the...

Application Briefs: Defense
UVision Air Ltd
Zur Igal, Israel
+972 9 749 6823
www.uvisionuav.com

UVision Air Ltd. — a company that specializes in lethal aerial loitering systems of all sizes — has successfully...

Application Briefs: Defense
Porcher Industries
Badinières, France
+33 (0)4 74 43 10 10
www.porcher-ind.com

Porcher Industries, a company that specializes in technical textiles and thermoplastic composite solutions,...

Articles: Aerospace

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

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Brüel & Kjær
Nærum, Denmark
+45 7741 2000
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BAE Systems has awarded Brüel & Kjær a Design Development Agreement to deliver a Hull Vibration Monitoring...

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...

Articles: Energy

One of the largest problems facing the aerospace industry involves size, weight, and power (SWaP) analysis and the increasing size of payloads with typically a finite amount of power to drive ever more demanding systems....

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Identifying the Flow Physics and Modeling Transient Forces on Two-Dimensional Wings

The main objective of this research was to better understand the flow physics of aircraft wings undergoing highly unsteady maneuvers. Reduced-order models play a central role in this study, both to elucidate the overall dynamical mechanisms behind various flow...

Application Briefs: Defense
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
Trelleborg Sweden
+46 410 670 00
www.trelleborg.com

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has designed and built a new airframe/engine seal fire test facility...

Briefs: Aerospace

Most structural members and machine components are subjected in service to cyclic loadings of varying amplitude. The variation in stress level follows either a...

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