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WCX 2024: Volunteers Sought for SAE’s AWIM Student Challenges

Raise your hand if you want to get kids excited about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Connecting fun and STEM skills is a key aspect of being an industry...

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Materials

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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Software

CAD-CAM-CNC System

Siemens Industry, Inc.
Munich, Germany
1-800-743-6367
www.siemens.com

DMG MORI manufactures a wide variety of conventional chip-cutting and ultrasonic machining centers for OEMs and production job shops...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Expendable Jet Engine Oil Tank

Zulu Pods Miami, FL
786-445-0540
www.zulupods.com

Zulu Pods today announced the production of the ZPod, the world's first self-contained, sealed, oil tank and pump that can be easily installed into...

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Materials

Fatigue Behavior of an Advanced Melt-Infiltrated SIC/SIC Composite with Environmental Barrier Coating at 1200°C in Air and in Steam

SiC fiber-reinforced SiC matrix composites are being evaluated for aircraft engine hot-section components.

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Green Design & Manufacturing

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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Aerospace

Limiting Creep in Aerospace Materials

Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.

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Aerospace

Pratt & Whitney Develops Digitally Curated Maintenance Solutions for General Aviation

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation based in East Hartford, Connecticut, has launched a new data-rich mobile application...

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Power

UAV Turbines Designs Purpose-Built Microturbine Engine for Class 3 and 4 UAVs

UAV Turbines, Inc. has developed a new microturbine, turboprop engine designed for defense and commercial Group 3 and 4 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or...

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Unmanned Systems

Maintainers Design a $400 Maintenance Fixture to save the U.S. Air Force $500k per Year

A team of airmen from Robins Air Force Base in Georgia have designed a cowling repair tool for the Northrop Grumman E-8C Joint Surveillance Target...

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Manned Systems

Next-Generation Honeywell Turboshaft Engine Could Power Sikorsky-Boeing’s Future Vertical Lift Family

The latest version of Honeywell Aerospace’s seven-stage axial compressor T55 turboshaft engine is nearing the final phase of...

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Test & Measurement

Using Ruggedized Test Equipment to Solve Jet Engine Problems

A jet engine is the very definition of “mission-critical.” A critical failure could cause a serious accident that endangers hundreds of lives. To prevent this from happening,...

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Transportation

SAE International Releases New Process for Measuring Aerosols in Aircraft Exhaust

SAE International, based in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, has published a new recommended practice for assessing the amount of nonvolatile particulate matter...

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Propulsion

Safran and MTU Aero Engines to Co-Develop Engine for Sixth-Generation FCAS Fighter

Paris-based Safran SA and Munich-based MTU Aero Engines AG will partner to develop, produce, and support a new turbofan engine for “New Generation...

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Aerospace

Collins Aerospace Will Provide Avionics and Synthetic Vision for the Supersonic X-59 QueSST

Lockheed Martin Corporation has chosen Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Collins Aerospace (formerly Rockwell Collins) to supply the avionics and...

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Manned Systems

Boeing’s 777X Finally Gets Its Engines

Less than a year after the GE9X turbofan first flew on its Boeing 747 testbed, GE Aviation and Boeing have installed the record-breaking engine on the aircraft it was designed for: the Boeing...

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Manned Systems

Boeing and NASA Unveil Lightweight, Ultra-Thin, More Aerodynamic Transonic Truss-Braced Wing Concept

Engineers at Boeing and NASA are collaborating on a lightweight, ultra-thin Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) concept, designed to be...

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Automotive

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines Completes Assembly of First Pratt & Whitney GTF PW1200G Engine

The first Pratt & Whitney PW1200G Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine assembly was completed at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero...

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Aerospace

United Technologies Completes Acquisition of Rockwell Collins, Sheds Non-Aero Business Units

This week, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) of Farmington, Connecticut announced the completion of its acquisition of Cedar Rapids,...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

SAE International Launches Aerospace Technology Symposium at Japan Aerospace 2018

SAE International, a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for mobility engineering, is bringing together subject-matter...

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Aerospace

Boeing Completes Assembly of the First 777X

In a major production milestone called “final body join,” Boeing teams connected the major fuselage sections of the first 777X long-range, wide-body airliner in the company’s factory in...

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Automotive

NASA’s Next X-Plane Passes Major Review

NASA has officially committed to a three-year development timeline that will lead to the first flight of its X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft.

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Propulsion

J-10B Fighter Demonstrates Thrust-Vectoring Supermaneuverability at Airshow China

For Chinese aerospace and defense firms, the biennial China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, China, is considered the only...

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Defense

New Boeing, Safran Joint Venture Dedicated to Developing Aircraft Auxiliary Power Units

Chicago-based, Boeing Company and Safran S.A. of Paris are forming a joint venture to design, build, and service aircraft secondary power systems,...

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Connectivity

Air Mobility Innovations Take Center Stage at Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference

Hundreds of aerospace executives, engineers, scientists, and academics are gathering in London this week for Aerospace Systems and Technology...

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Manned Systems

NASA to Test Quiet Thump Supersonic Propulsion Technique, Measure Sound Levels and Community Response

NASA officials and engineers are prepping to fly the agency’s F/A-18 research aircraft over Galveston, Texas, using a “quiet...

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Defense

GE Aviation and DM3D to Ramp up 3D-Printed Fan Blade Production for GE9X Engine

GE Aviation’s next-gen GE9X high-bypass turbofan engine is poised to be the most fuel-efficient jet engine ever produced by the company. Designed to power...

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Propulsion

GE Aviation Enhances Digital Thread with Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPEREINCE Platform

Creating a digital thread throughout the extremely complex process of developing aerostructures and engines can optimize an original equipment...

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Power

Jetoptera, GE Aviation Collaborate On, Demonstrate Hover with Fluidic Propulsion

Engineers at Jetoptera in Edmonds, Washington, and GE Aviation in Evandale, Ohio, are collaborating on a 500 pound-force (lbf) class fluidic propulsion system...

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