Keyword: Aircraft

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...

Application Briefs: Defense
Essex Industries, Inc.
St. Louis, MO
314-832-4500
www.essexindustries.com

Essex Industries recently received an order from the United States Air Force for 500 Gallon LOX Trailers. Shipment of the 32...

Articles: Aerospace

The United States shares 5,525 miles of land border with Canada, and 1,989 miles with Mexico. Monitoring these borders, which is the responsibility of U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

News: Imaging

NASA's Langley Research Center has developed an aircraft-based turbulence and vortex detection system. Turbulence and vortices in the front-flight path are very dangerous for...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Arnold Engineering Development Complex
Arnold Air Force Base, TN
931-454-5655
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A team of engineers at AEDC are supporting the continued development and testing of the...

Application Briefs: Defense
Lockheed Martin
Bethesda, MD
817-777-6148
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The U.S. Air Force recently authorized extending the service life of the Lockheed Martin F-16's designed service life to 12,000 Equivalent...

Articles: Aerospace

Today’s modern military fighter jets are like “a flying thermos bottle” according to Steve Iden, AFRL Invent Program Manager [1]. Many...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

Interference mitigation is crucial in modern radio frequency (RF) communications systems with dynamically changing operating frequencies, such as cognitive radios, modern military radar, and electronic warfare...

Articles: Aerospace

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

Articles: Aerospace

There are several labs operating throughout the world that do not follow a designated guideline for calculating measurement uncertainty for force calibrations. Realizing the need for...

Articles: Aerospace

It is both an exciting and a difficult time for the aerospace industry. While the sector is at its most buoyant with demand soaring in the commercial market, this is placing a strain...

Application Briefs: Aerospace

In air navigation, a flight transponder (transmitter-responder) is a device that emits an identifying signal in response to an interrogating received signal. Transponders are used as...

Briefs: Imaging

An accurate view of the physical world is frequently vital. For example, rotary wing aircraft pilots must have knowledge of the terrain in order to safely fly...

Articles: Aerospace

Flying anytime, anywhere, in all-weather conditions is one of the most challenging technology and capability goals across the rotorcraft industry to meet a growing demand for reliability, safety and the ability...

Articles: Aerospace

Directed energy weapons first took a step towards reality in the 1980s under President Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), dubbed “Star Wars” by the media. But, the technology didn't really...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Oshkosh Defense, LLC
Oshkosh, WI
920-235-9150

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that the U.S. Marine Corps has received Milestone C approval to begin...

Articles: Aerospace

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....

Articles: Unmanned Systems

In December, 2016 the newest class of unmanned vehicles, Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV) made international headlines after China, in an unprecedented act, seized an unclassified “ocean...

Briefs: Aerospace
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: Aerospace

The rapid expansion of the remotely piloted aircraft market includes an interest in 10 kg to 25 kg vehicles (Group 2) for monitoring, surveillance, and...

Application Briefs: Defense
Leonardo-Finmeccanica
Rome, Italy
+39 06 32473313
www.leonardocompany.com/

Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced recently that the first AgustaWestland AW101 Merlin Mk4 successfully completed its maiden...

Application Briefs: Defense
Inzpire
Lincolnshire, UK
+44 1522 688 231
www.inzpire.com

GECO, from UK-based Inzpire, is a military grade rugged touchscreen tablet mission system that is currently in frontline...

Articles: Weapons Systems

For decades, military aircraft have relied on electronic warfare (EW) solutions to protect assets and dominate airspace. The ability of the United States to detect and track...

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,...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Altering the thermal characteristics of semiconductors can prolong battery life.

Excessive heat dissipation (or power...

Articles: Test & Measurement

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...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Helicopter Vibration Control System
LORD Corporation
Cary, NC
877 ASK LORD (275 5673)
www.lord.com

LORD Corporation recently announced product qualification for their Improved Vibration Control System (IVCS) for the Boeing H-47 Chinook helicopter. Under contract with Boeing since Sept. 2013, LORD has now completed all program...