Keyword: Aeronautics

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INSIDER: Aerospace

Bug guts create drag, and drag increases fuel consumption. But aircraft of the future could be made more fuel-efficient with non-stick coatings NASA recently tested on Boeing’s...

INSIDER: Energy

Washington State University researchers have found a way to make jet fuel from a common black fungus found in decaying leaves, soil, and rotting fruit. They used Aspergillus...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Two NASA experiments designed to help reduce fuel consumption and emissions will fly this spring on a specially outfitted Boeing 757 airplane called the ecoDemonstrator. One includes 31 small devices that...

INSIDER: Aerospace

New research could lead to more efficient takeoffs on airport runways and improve safety. A mathematical tool was developed to calculate the flow of turbulent air produced by a plane’s wing...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The global aerospace sector has always represented the cutting edge of practical technology advancement. When the first military jet engines emerged in the post-war 1940s it was clear that commercial...

Articles: Defense

Meeting the performance needs of the next generation of radar systems that will be deployed by the military is spurring the development of more efficient and sensitive...

Technology Update: Aerospace

Since it first became an active cold-weather testing facility in 1947, the 96th Test Wing's McKinley Climatic Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base, FL, there have been a wide variety of...

Technology Update: Photonics/Optics

EOS and MTU Aero Engines have partnered to develop quality-assurance measures for metal engine components using additive manufacturing (AM), signing a framework...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
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The MX™-15D designating turret from L-3 WESCAM was successfully used during a weapons demonstration on the Bell Boeing V-22...

INSIDER: Aerospace

A system for using sound waves to spot potentially dangerous cracks in pipes, aircraft engines, and nuclear power plants has been developed by a University of Strathclyde researcher. A study...

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...

INSIDER: Aerospace

RMIT University researchers in Melbourne, Australia, are developing bio-inspired unmanned aircraft capable of soaring like birds, boosting energy efficiency and...

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Articles: Test & Measurement

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