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Power

The Sky is No Longer the Limit Celebrating 75 Years of Air Force Technology

Since its inception, the mission of the United States Air Force has been to fly, fight, and win — delivering airpower anytime, anywhere in defense of our nation.

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Manned Systems

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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Application Briefs
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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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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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Test & Measurement

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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Sensors/Data Acquisition

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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Editorial
Connectivity

Making Safety Standard

I’m not sure who claims to have coined the often-repeated phrase, “Safety comes standard.” But that tagline came to mind as authorities in Texas and officials with the National Transportation Safety Board...

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Articles
Software

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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Application Briefs
Propulsion

Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter

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

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Data Acquisition

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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Unmanned Systems

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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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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RF & Microwave Electronics

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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Motion Control

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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Automotive

L3 Makes Its C-130 Modernization Package Available to Global Operators

As of 2015, more than 2,500 Lockheed Martin (née Lockheed) C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft have been built and delivered. Originally developed in the...

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Aerospace

ANSYS Will Help Airbus Develop AI-Enabled Flight Controls for the FCAS Program’s Autonomous Wingmen

Airbus Defence and Space, a division of Airbus SE, is partnering with Pittsburgh-based ANSYS, Inc. to develop software for advanced...

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Electronics & Computers

SAE International Establishes a New AI Standards Committee at Le Bourget

SAE International announced the formation of a new artificial intelligence (AI) standards committee during the 53rd International Paris Air Show. The SAE G-34...

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Manned Systems

BAE Systems Will Supply Flight Control and Target Identification Systems for Boeing’s Carrier-Based MQ-25

BAE Systems plc is the latest to join the Boeing Company’s MQ-25 Stingray team. At the 2019 International Paris Air Show, BAE...

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Automotive

Sikorsky’s Autonomous Black Hawk Helicopter Takes Flight

Lockheed Martin Corporation subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation tested a new full-authority, fly-by-wire flight control technology kit for the first time on a Sikorsky...

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Manned Systems

Vertical Aerospace Is Honeywell’s Latest Partner in the UAM Industry

Honeywell International Inc. and Vertical Aerospace Ltd. have agreed to work together to solve urban air mobility’s (UAM’s) technical, regulatory and business...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Honeywell Debuts Fly-By-Wire System for Urban Air Mobility, Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing Aircraft

Honeywell (NYSE:HON) engineers in Phoenix have packed the “brains” of an airliner’s flight controls into a “fly-by-wire”...

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Defense

Siemens Debuts Capital Load Analyzer Software to Accelerate Certification, Reduce Risk

Mentor, a Siemens business, in Wilsonville, Oregon, is introducing its Capital Load Analyzer software, intended to help simplify aircraft electrical...

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Unmanned Systems

NASA Budget Amendment to Help Send Americans to Moon by 2024, Then Mars

An amended NASA budget for fiscal year 2020 would add $1.6 billion to a $21 billion initial budget request and fund deep space exploration, science, and technology...

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Aerospace

UAV Ground Control Station

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
San Diego, CA
858-762-6700
www.ga-asi.com

The U.S. Air Force’s new Block 50 Ground Control Station (GCS) – developed by General Atomics Aeronautical...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

AdaCore Boosts Support of Open Avionics Environments, Standards with FACE Consortium

Longtime associate contributor, AdaCore, has transitioned to a “principal member” of the Open Group’s Future Airborne Capability Environment...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Abaco’s FORCE2 Flight Computer Enables National and International Ground Control Station Certification

Earlier this month, General Atomics Aeronautical System, Inc. (GA-ASI) completed an entire MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted...

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Photonics/Optics

Lockheed Martin’s Next-Gen, 360-Degree Vision System Flies on the Bell V-280 Valor

Lockheed Martin Corporation’s (Lockheed Martin) next-generation, multispectral, 360-degree imaging system flew for the first time on the Bell V-280...

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Electronics & Computers

Volocopter’s All-Electric UAM Vehicle Benefits from Honeywell’s Advanced Navigation and Flight Tech

Honeywell International Inc. will lend its expertise in autonomous sensing and flight technologies to the navigation and automatic...

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