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Manufacturing & Prototyping

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback Enjoys Premium Assembly, Weight-Cutting Measures

As a veteran manufacturing engineer, Jill Fuel was an ideal choice for the project leader for the production launch of Honda’s 2022 Civic Hatchback at Honda's...

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Design

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

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Design

Developing Design Tools for Outer Space Structures

Achieving affordable space exploration will require lightweight structures for vehicles, solar arrays and antennas. Lightweight materials also will be used for components of structures...

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Unmanned Systems

Addressing Electromagnetic Compatibility in the Context of Aircraft Electrification

In the current context of aircraft electrification, the aerospace industry needs to address increased design complexity and higher levels of integration,...

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Automotive

Prototype Aims to Reduce Fuel Use, Improve Tactical Vehicle Performance

The Defense Department maintains a fleet of more than 250,000 tactical vehicles, which frequently operate in austere conditions. These vehicles often spend as much...

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Data Acquisition

Quality Management Experts Provide Guidance on AS9100 Standard, Equipment Calibration

Quality management professionals across the global aerospace and defense community discuss the AS9100 international standard, audits, and equipment...

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Power

Industry Invited to Participate in AeroTech Aerospace and Defense Technical Program

SAE International is inviting global participation in its AeroTech® aerospace and defense technology conference and exhibition, which is for the first...

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Test & Measurement

Modern Approaches to Electric Vehicle Noise and Vibration

Often what comes to mind when discussing electric vehicles are range, charging infrastructure, fast charging, battery costs, etc. Often overlooked are the electric vehicle’s noice...

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Propulsion

The Future of Aircraft Electrification

Advancements in electric and autonomous vehicles have sparked renewed excitement about the integration of battery power in aviation.

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Aerospace

Turn Growing Complexity into Competitive Advantage Through Digitalization -- Focus of AeroTech Keynote Thursday

In this new year of 2021, there is much to look forward to, and yet we do so with guarded optimism.

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Unmanned Systems

‘Software, Start Your Engines’

The Indianapolis 500 has long billed itself as “the greatest spectacle in racing,” but it’s difficult to imagine that cars racing at 120 mph (193 km/h) or more around the fabled “Brickyard”...

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Transportation

Hybrid Electric Drive

The development program is part of the Army’s effort to increase vehicle efficiency

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Automotive

MagniX and AeroTEC to Fly All-Electric ECaravan May 28

Mobility is in the midst of an electric revolution, propelled by industry innovators such as magniX. Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, the magniX team is focused on revolutionizing...

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Energy

Army to Consider Electric Vehicles, Alternative Fuel Options

Commercial-led advancements in electric vehicle technology have pushed the Army Futures and Concepts Center to take a hard look at the capability and find ways to integrate it...

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Automotive

Customization Drives New Porsche Paint Process

Combining manufacturing and paint-shop processes with hardware and software similar to those used in the printing industry, Porsche says it has ready a new customization option for its 911...

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Software

Origin of the Species

“I was a vehicle-dynamics engineer my entire career—but maybe not a good one, because they put me in charge of a self-driving car!” jokes Jason Fischer, chief engineer for the Cruise Origin, the autonomous...

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Test & Measurement

Advances in Millimeter-Wave Isolator Design Launch Manufacturers into Stratospheric Operating Frequencies

The sky’s the limit for utilizing the higher ends of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum.

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Manned Systems

Aerion Taps Siemens’ Xcelerator Portfolio to Enable Next-Generation Global Transportation Networks

Aerion Supersonic in Reno, Nevada, is developing supersonic aircraft – modern air vehicles capable of traveling faster than the speed...

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Test & Measurement

SnowMicroPenetrometer Applications for Winter Vehicle Mobility

Characterizing the mechanical properties of snow and their impact on vehicle performance could improve vehicle winter mobility modeling.

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Aerospace

Collins Aerospace Provides Avionics for C-130H Modernization Program

The Lockheed C-130H Hercules fleet operated by the Air National Guard and U.S. Air Force Reserve is getting new Collins Aerospace Systems avionics that will help...

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Materials

Air Force Begins 3D Printing Nonstructural Aircraft Parts

The 60th Maintenance Squadron (60th MXS) at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California, is the first field unit in the United States Air Force to produce approved...

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Weapons Systems

Explainable-AI Image Recognition Is the Next Step for U.S. Air Force Unmanned Aircraft

Z Advanced Computing, Inc. (ZAC), a Potomac Maryland-based start-up, will develop 3D image recognition technology for U.S. Air Force unmanned aerial...

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Weapons Systems

Boeing's Latest Contract Secures New Wings for Remaining A-10 Fleet

After wrapping up a wing swap on 173 Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II close air support attack aircraft, the Boeing Company was awarded with another Indefinite...

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Aerospace

Impossible Aerospace US-1 Makes Long-Distance Flight over Nevada Salt Flats

During a public demonstration, an unmodified production Impossible Aerospace Corporation’s US-1 quadcopter, carrying both a FLIR Duo Pro R thermal camera and...

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Automotive

ULA’s Vulcan Centaur Will Launch Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser Spaceplane

United Launch Alliance (ULA) will supply launch vehicles for the Dream Chaser Cargo System. Starting in 2021, Dream Chaser – Sierra Nevada...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Space Launch Providers Submit Proposals for National Security Space Launch Program

Four companies – Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, SpaceX, and United Launch Alliance (ULA) – recently submitted proposals for the U.S....

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Automotive

Embraer’s New Praetor 500 Is Awarded Type Certification in São Paulo During LABACE

Embraer’s new Praetor 500 midsize business jet was awarded Type Certification from Brazil's National Civil Aviation Authority (Agência Nacional de...

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Manned Systems

HondaJet Is the Most Delivered Very Light Business Jet in 2019

Honda Aircraft Company’s HondaJet is outpacing its competitors in the very light business jet category with the most aircraft delivered in the first half of 2019, according...

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Aerospace

AirMap and Skyguide Deploy Swiss National Flight Information Management System for Drones

Swiss air navigation service provider, skyguide, AirMap, Inc. – the leading global airspace intelligence platform for drones, and the Swiss...