Keyword: Aerospace

Aerospace

INSIDER: Aerospace

A sensor film monitors how well aircraft and spacecraft withstand the mechanical stresses of flight. It can ultimately reduce maintenance costs and make the reusability of space vehicles more...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Designated in the United States as “upper Class E” airspace, the sky above 60,000 feet does not have stringent air traffic control rules since most aircraft are not capable of...

INSIDER: Propulsion

A process for converting alcohol sourced from renewable or industrial waste gases into jet or diesel fuel is being scaled up at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest...

Briefs: Materials
The horizon for directed energy (DE) applications, using ultrashort pulse lasers (USPLs), is quickly approaching.
Briefs: Aerospace
While Defense Test and Evaluation (T&E) is different from agriculture, data attributes can be surprisingly similar.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
There’s a better way to use light to communicate over long distances: lasers.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Applying an iterative solution to the Maxwell equations may accommodate the nonlinear effects produced by directed energy weapons.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
The F3-R Rafale generates images in both the visible and infrared ranges.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The global proliferation of directed energy weapon technology presents a new threat for the United States.
On-Demand Webinars: Aerospace
SOSA’s Impact on OpenVPX Technology

The OpenVPX Systems Specification, which improves the interoperability of COTS 3U and 6U VPX boards through the implementation of predefined system topologies, has been in existence for a decade and has had a major impact on military computing. SOSA (Sensor Open Systems Architecture), as a major new...

INSIDER: Propulsion

A one-megawatt electric motor that could help propel future, more environmentally friendly and economically sustainable aircraft was tested by NASA and its industry and academic...

INSIDER: Aerospace

The faster drones fly, the more unstable they become and at high speeds, their aerodynamics can be too complicated to predict. Crashes, therefore, are a common and often spectacular...

News: Unmanned Systems
The rescheduled 2021 AUVSI XPONENTIAL unmanned vehicles and robotics technology trade show got underway this week.
INSIDER: Software

An automated system was developed that enables an operator to control a small fleet of up to 10 drones from a single ground station. The operator indicates the mission to be undertaken...

INSIDER: Aerospace

For the first time an autonomously flying quadrotor has outperformed two human pilots in a drone race. The success is based on a novel algorithm that was developed by researchers of the...

INSIDER: Materials

How do you control ice formation on a plane, even when it’s in flight? A de-icing method exploits how frost grows on pillar structures to suspend ice as it forms into a layer that’s easier to...

Briefs: Software
Innoslate software tool formally models the process of conducting test range events.
Articles: Aerospace
Innovation is carrying airborne technologies farther and higher than ever before, and avionic cooling practices have had to evolve to keep up.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn the performance parameters that must be considered when choosing the optimum quartz crystal oscillator for a space application.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Tools, approaches, and insights to confidently approach the safe, secure, effective, and efficient testing of autonomy on air platforms.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A spacesuit design adds the precision Model AS-FS Flow Switch from FCI Aerospace.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Gallium nitride monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology has superior performance in power amplifier applications.
INSIDER: Materials

Having a home near a busy airport means tolerating the jarring sounds of commercial airplanes during landing and takeoff. Researchers at Texas A&M University validated use of a...

INSIDER: Propulsion

Combustion engines can develop high-frequency oscillations, leading to structural damage to the engines and unsafe operating conditions. Researchers clarified the feedback processes...

INSIDER: Data Acquisition

Virgin Galactic’s first fully crewed spaceflight on July 11 carried NASA-supported technology. Sirisha Bandla of Virgin Galactic operated the experiment on the Unity 22 flight on behalf of the...

INSIDER: Propulsion

GE Aviation recently broke ground on its new lean engine component manufacturing facility for both civil/military aviation and aero derivative applications. The facility...

INSIDER: Propulsion

Collins Aerospace recently broke ground on a new wind tunnel that will help streamline the testing process for its Ram Air Turbine product line at the company’s...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

A flexible manufacturing cell (FMC) currently under development is projected to save Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) approximately $2.5 million annually in...