Keyword: Propellers and rotors

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
To support the development of next-generation rotorcraft, precision data acquisition is required.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
RPI UK has installed two integrated rotor measurement and assembly platforms (iMAPs) at Atlanta-based Delta Airlines;
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: 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...

Briefs: Materials

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: 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: Defense
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...

Technology Update: Aerospace

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...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Stability of Rotors Supported by Hydrodynamic Film Bearings

The document, "Hydrodynamic Fluid Film Bearings and Their Effect on the Stability of Rotating Machinery" represents a lecture in a series "Design and Analysis of High-Speed Pumps," held in 2006 under the auspices of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The document introduces the...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

The Air Force Research Laboratory has promulgated the geometrical design of a miniature airplane denoted the Generic Micro Aerial Vehicle (GENMAV). This design is intended to serve as a...

Briefs: Information Technology

A method of parametric design of bodies having arbitrary three- dimensional shapes has been invented. The method is intended mainly for use in the design, analysis, and manufacture...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Experiments have shown that when a miniature semiconductor diode floats in an aqueous solution and an alternating electric field is applied, (1) the diode rectifies the alternating potential...