Keyword: Aircraft structures

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Brazing isn't efficient, says an industry expert, and it's time for a change.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
To support the development of next-generation rotorcraft, precision data acquisition is required.
Application Briefs: Defense
To date, the rear fuselage packers have been used in the production of over 500 aircraft.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
RPI UK has installed two integrated rotor measurement and assembly platforms (iMAPs) at Atlanta-based Delta Airlines;
Articles: Unmanned Systems
The Rapid And Cost Effective Rotorcraft (RACER) demonstrator is being developed by Airbus Helicopters (AH) to further validate the compound rotorcraft configuration.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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...

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: Test & Measurement

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: Materials

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: Aerospace
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,...

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: Defense
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: Aerospace

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

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...

Briefs: Defense

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

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...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
+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%...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Kelvin Hughes
Enfield, UK
+44 19 9280 5200
www.kelvinhughes.com

Kelvin Hughes recently installed its new SharpEye™ upmast radar system on four new vessels commissioned by the Trinidad and Tobago...

Application Briefs: Software
Collier Research Corporation
Newport News, VA
757-825-0000
http://hypersizer.com

When announcing the completion of the Bell V-280 tiltrotor fuselage at a press conference, Bell Helicopter leadership...

Articles: Defense

The search for lighter weight, stronger materials to construct airplanes and spacecraft remains as important as ever. But it takes a long time for new materials in aerospace structures to make their way into...

Briefs: Aerospace

The goal of this work was to investigate using harvested energy to directly control the vibration response of flexible aerospace systems. Small,...

Articles: Materials

The ground vehicle and aerospace industries use carbonfiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) because it is more durable and lighter than other materials. CFRP is used in components such...

Technology Update: Motion Control

Sikorsky Aircraft unveiled in early October the first of two S-97 Raider lightweight tactical helicopter prototypes. In 2015 Sikorsky plans to offer the S-97 as a replacement...