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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Fly-by-Wire Inceptor Developed for eVTOL Aircraft

Sensata Technologies has developed a new fly-by-wire inceptor for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and has provided prototypes to several advanced air mobility...

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Aerospace

Collins Aerospace Completes Preliminary Design of 1MW Electric Motor

Collins Aerospace has completed Preliminary Design Review of the 1-megawatt electric motor and motor controller it’s developing for Pratt & Whitney Canada’s...

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Government

US Marine Corps to Get MQ-9A Extended Range Unmanned Aircraft Systems

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) was awarded a contract for eight MQ-9A Extended Range (ER) Unmanned Aircraft Systems as part of an ARES...

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Propulsion

Electric Satellite Thruster

IVO Ltd.
Bismark, ND
+1 701-390-9567
https://ivolimited.us/

IVO Ltd., a company that specializes in capacitive based technologies, recently unveiled the IVO Quantum Drive, the first pure electric...

Products
Motion Control

New Products: April 2022 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Uninterruptible power supplies, single board computers, FPGA platforms, and more.

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Aerospace

Bell’s Autonomous Pod Transport Demos Ground-Based Detect and Avoid Flight

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced the Autonomous Pod Transport’s (APT) successful demonstration of a ground-based Detect and Avoid (DAA)...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Making Carbon Aircraft Brakes More Environmentally Friendly

For those onboard a commercial jet, the lowering of the landing gear is a familiar sound signaling the home stretch of the flight. Then comes the sound of wheels on the tarmac,...

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Aerospace

GE Concludes Phase 1 Testing on XA100 Adaptive Cycle Engine

GE has concluded phase 1 testing on its second XA100 adaptive cycle engine as part of the U.S. Air Force’s Adaptive Engine Transition Program (AETP). Phase 1 testing took...

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Motion Control

U.S. Navy, Boeing Complete First Carrier Tests for MQ-25

The U.S. Navy and Boeing have successfully maneuvered the Boeing-owned T1 test asset on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier for the first time – an early step forward in ensuring the...

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Aerospace

New Products: December 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Single-board systems, self-encrypting drives, custom capacitor assemblies, and more.

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Energy

Small UAV Satcom System

Honeywell’s Small UAV SATCOM system weighs just only 1 kilogram.

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Unmanned Systems

Precision Micromotors

The Mars helicopter features six brushed DC motors.

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Aerospace

Fabrication and Testing of High-Speed Single-Rotor and Compound-Rotor Systems

The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.

Products
Materials

New Products: September 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Mezzanine modules, voltage-controlled oscillators, cold-weather servo motors, and more.

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Software

New Products: June 2021 Aerospace & Defense Technology

A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Stochastic Surveillance and Distributed Coordination

Designing fast and unpredictable motion strategies for robotic surveillance agents in complex environments using Markov chain modeling and optimization methods.

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Aerospace

Powering Better Battlefield Drones

A drop-in solution for stator production could translate into tactical, operational, and strategic battlefield advantages.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Investigation of Flight Dynamics and Controls for a Solar-Tracker-Mounted UAV

A new study explores the dynamics behavior of the parallel mechanism mounted UAV.

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Test & Measurement

New Products: December 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.

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Electronics & Computers

How Solid-State Technology Impacts A&D Equipment Testing

Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.

Products
Test & Measurement

New Products and Services: December 2020 Aerospace Manufacturing & Machining

Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.

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Propulsion

Electric-Powered Warship

The first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant, the USS Zumwalt, has been delivered to the US Navy.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Instrumentation for Fabrication and Testing of High-Speed Single-Rotor and Compound-Rotor Systems

To support the development of next-generation rotorcraft, precision data acquisition is required.

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Motion Control

Sticking the Landing on the Moon and Mars

Future spacecraft bound for the Moon or beyond will benefit from high-powered computer simulations underway at the University of Michigan that will provide a framework NASA can use to better...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Mars Rover Electric Motors

A number of maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors were designed into the Perseverance rover.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

New Products: August 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.

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Motion Control

Turbine Rotor Assembly Systems

RPI UK has installed two integrated rotor measurement and assembly platforms (iMAPs) at Atlanta-based Delta Airlines;

Products
Data Acquisition

New Products: May 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology

RTK/GNSS Receiver

ACEINNA (Andover, MA) announced the availability of the new ACEINNA OpenRTK330L, a low-cost, state-of-the-art, high-performance triple-band RTK/GNSS receiver with...

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Aerospace

Validation of Architecture Models for Coordination of Unmanned Air and Ground Vehicles via Experimentation

Using the relationship of system architecture products and model-based systems engineering analysis, a UAV-UGV team can collaboratively conduct the structured, rudimentary tasks necessary to find a person in distress.