Keyword: Aeronautics

Aerospace

INSIDER: Aerospace

Airbus announced that, as part of its plan to produce 63 A320 Family aircraft per month in 2021, the company will expand its industrial footprint in the U.S. by increasing...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Taking to the sky is what NASA does best. The agency is offering drone design improvements that can help create the next wave of advanced unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Technologies are...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Shape-memory alloy (SMA) is a functional metal with unique properties that allow it to be trained to move on its own. Researchers at NASA Glenn partnered with Boeing to test how shape-memory...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Steadicopter's Black Eagle 50 unmanned helicopter has been upgraded.
Briefs: Materials
Composites offer a possible solution to the conflicting design goals of making new aircraft lighter, stronger, faster, and more environmentally sustainable.
Articles: Aerospace
Although marking adds no intrinsic value to a component, it is central to the smooth operation of the industry.
Articles: Aerospace
Today's technology must increase production rates and part quality, while reducing setup times and costs.
INSIDER: Aerospace

MIT researchers developed a trajectory-planning model that helps drones fly at high speeds through previously unexplored areas, while staying safe. The model — named “FASTER” —...

INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA’s Pilot Breathing Assessment (PBA) program documents how pilots breathe in fighter aircraft while flying a variety of scripted profiles to better understand how flight conditions may cause...

Blog: RF & Microwave Electronics
It just wouldn’t be a military technology show without a few drones on display.
Blog: Defense
SOSA, the Sensor Open Systems Architecture Consortium, held a press conference on Monday afternoon at AUSA 2019.
News: Defense
Editor Bruce A. Bennett offers a look at the Association of the United States Army's 2019 Annual Meeting.
News: Aerospace
A Tech Briefs reader asks: What's next with military motion control?
INSIDER: Aerospace

Approach and landing are among the most complex phases of a flight. In order to enable pilots to fly as quietly as possible, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) developed the Low Noise...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Lightweight Sensing and Control System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Monitoring

A new sensing and control system for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) allows for semi-autonomous flight. Pilots need not leave the ground to conduct routine monitoring and surveillance quickly and cost-effectively. Such systems are particularly useful during long flight...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
With the emergence of highly capable, low-cost, wirelessly controlled drones, bad actors can easily execute disruptive operations.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Kongsberg Geospatial recently introduced a new multi-domain control system for coordinating the use of drones in the battlespace.
Application Briefs: Defense
A Robinson-22 helicopter converted into an unmanned drone successfully completed in-air programmed missions.
Articles: Aerospace
Replacing hard chrome requires aerospace companies to critically evaluate why they used it in the first place.
Articles: AR/AI
Helping to drive the AI trend is the availability of a new class of embedded AI processors.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Developing an understanding of, and potentially controlling, pitch bifurcation could improve weapons delivery.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
BIRD Aerosystems officially launched the OSCAR - Ocean Surveillance Control and Reconnaissance technology.
INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA’s X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft will eliminate the cockpit’s forward-facing window, replacing it with the eXternal Visibility System (XVS) that uses a 4K monitor...

INSIDER: Aerospace

The Robotic Pilot Unmanned Conversion Program (ROBOpilot) converts a general aviation aircraft into an unmanned vehicle and then returns it back to its original configuration – all...

Application Briefs: Propulsion
Arnold Defense
Arnold, MO
636-296-5417
www.arnolddefense.com

Arnold Defense has been awarded a $53.8 million contract for the delivery of 2.75-inch rocket launchers and sub components to support...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Abaco Systems
Huntsville, AL
866-652-2226
www.abaco.com

Abaco Systems’ FORCE2 flight computer has been chosen by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to be at the heart of GA-ASI's...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Mobile Workstation

Eurocom's (Ottawa, Canada) latest mobile workstation, the Tornado F7W, features a modular MXM 3.1 slot-based GPU allowing easy reconfiguration of GPU...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
NVision, Inc.
Southlake, TX
817-416-8006
www.nvision3d.com

Swift work by NVision, Inc. helped a major U.S. airline quickly repair a bird-damaged Boeing 737 wing and return the restored jet back to flight...

Application Briefs: Defense
Ampex Data Systems
Hayward, CA
650-367-2011
www.ampex.com

Ampex Data Systems (Ampex), a Delta Information Systems Company, recently received a Full Rate Production Lot 7 (FRP-7) contract from...

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Articles: Test & Measurement

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