Keyword: Aerospace

Aerospace

INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA’s trans-sonic truss-braced wing (TTBW) reduces drag during flight, which in turn reduces fuel consumption by up to 10 percent. This concept is part of an ongoing initiative by...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Researchers from the Air Force Research Laboratory developed and demonstrated additively manufactured, multi-material conformal control surfaces for aircraft wings. The technology...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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: Unmanned Systems

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: Aerospace

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: Photonics/Optics
The horizon for directed energy (DE) applications, using ultrashort pulse lasers (USPLs), is quickly approaching.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
While Defense Test and Evaluation (T&E) is different from agriculture, data attributes can be surprisingly similar.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
There’s a better way to use light to communicate over long distances: lasers.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Applying an iterative solution to the Maxwell equations may accommodate the nonlinear effects produced by directed energy weapons.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Application Briefs: Aerospace
The F3-R Rafale generates images in both the visible and infrared ranges.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
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: Aerospace

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: Robotics, Automation & Control
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: Software

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: Test & Measurement
Innoslate software tool formally models the process of conducting test range events.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Innovation is carrying airborne technologies farther and higher than ever before, and avionic cooling practices have had to evolve to keep up.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn the performance parameters that must be considered when choosing the optimum quartz crystal oscillator for a space application.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
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: RF & Microwave Electronics
Gallium nitride monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology has superior performance in power amplifier applications.
INSIDER: Aerospace

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: Aerospace

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: Manufacturing & Prototyping

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

Webcasts

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

The Art of EV Propulsion System Design

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Solutions for Automotive Interior Colors

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Latest Enhancements for ADAS Sensor Testing and Simulation

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Adhesives and the Future of Battery Designs

Upcoming Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Using High-Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography to Inspect...

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Digital Solutions to Design Vehicles for Noise and Vibration