Keyword: Aeronautics

Aerospace

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Amprius, Inc.
Sunnyvale, CA
800-425-8803
www.amprius.com

Amprius, Inc., a manufacturer and developer of high-energy and high-capacity lithium-ion batteries, announced recently that it is supplying...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Airbus Helicopters
Marignane Cedex, France
+33 (0)4 42 85 60 51
http://helicopters.airbus.com

Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone. This marks the...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

It’s a crisp November day in Michigan, and a convoy of British and American resupply vehicles are rumbling along at a comfortable 25 miles per hour. In the lead is a British...

Articles: Aerospace

The US Army’s Futures Command is the most important administrative reorganization of the modern Army. Responding to the world’s changing priorities— especially the “near peer” threat of ascendant...

News: Power
You think riding your Harley Davidson is exciting? Try the ElectraFly.
Blog: Aerospace
Taxi! A steady stream of AUVSI XPONENTIAL attendees got to see Bell's new air vehicle up close.
INSIDER: Aerospace

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, recently announced a teaming agreement with Rolls-Royce for the development of an optimized propulsion system and continued risk...

INSIDER: Materials

NASA built and tested a radically new kind of airplane wing assembled from hundreds of tiny identical pieces. It could provide a significant boost in aircraft production, flight, and maintenance...

INSIDER: Aerospace

The sudden flash of a laser beam can incapacitate a pilot, risking the lives of passengers and crew. But because attacks can happen with different colored lasers – such as...

Articles: Materials

Advanced thermoplastic composites-and their emergence as prominent materials for future aerospace applications–are sparking a flurry of activity...

Articles: Defense

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,...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Delta Digital Video
Horsham, PA
215-657-5270
www.deltadigitalvideo.com

Delta Digital Video, a division of Delta Information Systems Inc., was selected by L3 Technologies to deliver multiple Model 6880R...

Articles: Defense

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is bringing this year's XPONENTIAL 2019 to McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. The event, which runs from April 29 – May 2, will feature...

INSIDER: Aerospace

The Virtual Sky platform was developed to fuse and analyze flight sensor data correctly, reliably, and quickly. Virtual Sky would serve as a model extension of the FAA’s Next...

INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA has signed contracts with three industry partners to demonstrate progress in the use and eventual certification of systems critical to the safe operation of Unmanned...

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
BRS Aerospace
South St. Paul, MN
651-457-7491
www.brsaerospace.com

BRS Aerospace has engaged Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research (WSU-NIAR) to develop...

Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Thales Group
Cedex, France
+ 33(0)1 57 77 86 26
www.thalesgroup.com

The United States Air Force's (USAF) activities to establish air superiority and support ground combat units often...

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...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Airbus Helicopters
Marignane Cedex, France
+33 (0)4 42 85 60 51
helicopters.airbus.com

Airbus Helicopters will be providing an additional four H225M (previously known as the Eurocopter EC725)...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Smart Shooter Ltd.
Kibbutz Yagur, Israel
+ 972-72-3202111
www.smart-shooter.com

Smart Shooter's SMASH fire control system adds digital precision to in-service rifles and ammunition. It...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo successfully flew to suborbital space last month with four NASA-supported technology payloads onboard. NASA’s Flight Opportunities Program purchased...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Thanks to one peculiar characteristic of carbon nanotubes, engineers will be able to measure the accumulated strain in an airplane over the entire surface or down to microscopic levels....

Application Briefs: Motion Control
S.S. White Technologies
St. Petersburg, FL
727-626-2800
www.sswhite.net

S.S. White Technologies, a company that specializes in the design and manufacture of flexible shafts and related assemblies, is...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

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: Test & Measurement

New and powerful projection based augmented reality (AR) technology is transforming the way products — ranging from turbine engines to pacemakers — are made, while...

Articles: Materials

Metal additive manufacturing (3D printing), also known as Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) or Powder Bed Fusion (PBF), is changing the way metal parts are designed and produced. New software,...

Articles: Materials
DETECTING PLASTIC LANDMINES

Hidden PFM-1 anti-personnel landmines are unexploded ordnance (UXO) devices that pose a difficult challenge to conventional...

Application Briefs: Imaging
Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim)
Orlando, FL
1-407-608-7000
https://bisimulations.com

Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim), a global developer of advanced...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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...