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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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Aerospace

The Digital Cockpit of the Future

Software and automation have enabled a step forward in cockpit design, one that is stripped down to the essentials without sacrificing functionality.

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Aerospace

Unmanned Aerial System

With its ability to land and take off from unimproved surfaces, Mojave provides options for forward-basing operations without the need for typical airport runways or infrastructure.

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Tubing & Extrusion

Microtube Technology: A Catalyst for Next-Gen Aerospace Thermal Control

Intergalactic, an aerospace thermal management company, has an inventive approach to heat exchangers.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

RF Technology Helps Connect Avionics Systems

A modular connector system provides smaller, lighter interconnections for denser, more tightly packed avionics systems.

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Materials

Using Open-Cavity Plastic Packages in Avionics Applications

See which methods can help semiconductors meet very tight time-to-market windows.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Electronic Prognostics – A Case Study Using Global Positioning System (GPS)

An electronic system containing high frequency RF components reduces failure rates.

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Weapons Systems

The Effect of Failing to Recapitalize the B-52H Defensive Avionics System on Future Operations

The Air Force upgraded the B-52 aircraft with an Avionics Midlife Improvement program.

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Automotive

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

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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Software

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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Electronics & Computers

Thermal Management Techniques in Avionics Cooling

Innovation is carrying airborne technologies farther and higher than ever before, and avionic cooling practices have had to evolve to keep up.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Navigation Unit

This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.

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Data Acquisition

Operating System Software

Learn about the The INTEGRITY-178 tuMP RTOS.

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Test & Measurement

Reverse Engineering the Boeing E-3 Sentry's Secondary Flight Controls

Learn about the challenges that arise when you try to reverse-engineer the console configuration for a NATO E-3 AWACS.

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Weapons Systems

Avionics Upgrade for U.S. Forest Service: Sherpa Aircraft

Field Aerospace recently completed an avionics upgrade on the sixth of 10 SD3-60 Sherpa aircraft 17 days ahead of schedule.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

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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Defense

Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, recently announced a new rotorcraft, Bell 360 Invictus,

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Understanding Fiber Optic Transceiver Design and Test Rules

The design of avionics systems must balance several factors. First, engineers want to increase the performance of the systems installed in aircraft or spacecraft. Second, they want...

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Test & Measurement

Data Recorder and Mission Computer

Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Ashburn, VA
703-779-7800
www.curtisswrightds.com

Curtiss-Wright's Defense Solutions division was awarded a contract by Tactical Air Support, Inc. (Tactical Air)...

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Aerospace

Flight Computer

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...

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Aerospace

Rugged Network File Servers

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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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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Data Acquisition

How Miniaturized Distributed Modular Architecture Advances Avionics Design

A centralized IMA approach offers several advantages.

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Software

F-35 and F-16 Ground Collision Avoidance Software Team Takes Collier Trophy

Two members of DCS Corp – Mark Wilkins and Finley Barfield – won the highly distinguished Robert J. Collier Trophy by the National Aeronautic Association for...

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Automotive

Honeywell Acquires TruTrak and Expands General Aviation Avionics Portfolio

TruTrak Flight Systems, an autopilot system developer specializing in experimental and light aircraft, will become part of Honeywell Aerospace’s BendixKing. The...

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Manned Systems

How Has Automation Transformed Aviation?

Over the past year, the aviation industry has consistently been in the news over unfortunate circumstances. One topic that has been highlighted as a potential failure point is automated systems in...

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Manned Systems

BendixKing and Airwork Are Developing Cockpit Upgrades for the Often Overlooked Small- and Medium-Sized Helicopter Market

Honeywell International Inc.’s subsidiary BendixKing is working with Airwork New Zealand to develop Supplemental...

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Electronics & Computers

BAE Systems Wins $4.7M from DARPA to Integrate Machine Learning into Signals Intelligence Platforms

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) officials in Arlington, Virginia, have selected BAE Systems Electronic Systems in Nashua,...