Keyword: Aeronautics

Aerospace

Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
INSIDER: Aerospace

An intelligent parachute system deploys itself an emergency to bring the damaged drone safely to the ground. The system can be easily mounted to a drone at any time using a bayonet lock.

INSIDER: Aerospace

In aerospace research, flutter generally refers to undesired and self-sustained vibrations in turbine blades that can readily grow out of control, destroying them along with the engine and even the...

Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
The plan is to deploy the Protector aircraft in a variety of wide-ranging Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) operations.
Articles: Software
OEMs should consider replacing traditional, silo-based approaches to systems engineering with a model-based strategy.
Articles: Power
Learn how to take on a “follow-the-wire” design approach.
INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA research projects are flying aboard a Boeing 787 Dreamliner as part of Boeing’s 2020 ecoDemonstrator program. Results from these flights will help continuing development of technology to...

INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA Ames researchers in the Vertical Motion Simulator (VMS) are designing the Human Landing System (HLS) to deliver humans to the lunar surface as part of the Artemis project. The...

Application Briefs: Materials
To date, the rear fuselage packers have been used in the production of over 500 aircraft.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Learn about the The INTEGRITY-178 tuMP RTOS.
Articles: Aerospace

Army scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind antenna that could change how ground vehicles and airborne systems communicate, transmit, and receive radio frequency communications.

Application Briefs: Defense
This effort will mark the first representative flight of an aerospike engine after many decades of research and abandoned flight efforts.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems recently flew its SkyGuardian in the skies above Southern California as part of a joint flight demonstration with NASA.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The day of the first deployable UCAV armed with a high-energy laser weapon is not far away.
INSIDER: Data Acquisition

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Forward Area Air Defense Command and Control (FAAD C2) system has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) as...

INSIDER: Aerospace

BAE Systems received $179 million in total awards from the U.S. Army as part of the Limited Interim Missile Warning System (LIMWS) Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) program. This...

Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
The Switchblade missile system is back-packable and rapidly deployable from ground platforms.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Learn about the challenges that arise when you try to reverse-engineer the console configuration for a NATO E-3 AWACS.
Articles: Energy
Learn about microvanes, one of the only types of 3D-printed parts that are FAA-approved for use on the exterior of an aircraft.
INSIDER: Aerospace

Pilots have long used acrobatic maneuvers to test the limits of their airplanes – the same goes for flying drones. Researchers have developed a quadrotor helicopter that can learn to fly...

INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter will travel with the Perseverance rover through 314 million miles to get to Mars. Once there, the Mars Helicopter Delivery System will set it free from the...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) to Enable Civilian Low Altitude Goods and Service Delivery by UAS technology was awarded 2020 NASA Government Invention...

INSIDER: Defense

“Today a new era in human spaceflight begins as we once again launched American astronauts on American rockets from American soil on their way to the International Space Station,...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Whether performing transport, logistics, strike or reconnaissance duties, helicopters and tilt-rotor aircraft greatly multiply the effectiveness of ground forces. They are a combat...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Learn how digital twins improve the use and performance of robotic systems.
Application Briefs: Defense
Field Aerospace recently completed an avionics upgrade on the sixth of 10 SD3-60 Sherpa aircraft 17 days ahead of schedule.
Briefs: Aerospace
Research demonstrates that a surveillance mission is still achievable by unmanned vehicles while performing autonomous soaring.
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.
Application Briefs: Defense
The CMV-22B is the latest variant of the tiltrotor fleet, joining the MV-22 and CV-22 used by the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force.

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