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Data Acquisition

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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Unmanned Systems

Experimental Assessment of Entanglement for an Unmanned Underwater Vehicle with an Open, Three-Bladed Propeller

This research evaluates the entanglement of an unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) operating in marine vegetation common to...

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Aerospace

Advancing Metrology at Mach Speed

Drone-mounted inspection tools are breaking barriers for the F-35.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

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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Materials

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.

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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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Electronics & Computers

Why Heat Exchanger Manufacturers Need to Rethink Design and Fabrication

Brazing isn't efficient, says an industry expert, and it's time for a change.

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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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Materials

Rear Fuselage Packer

To date, the rear fuselage packers have been used in the production of over 500 aircraft.

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Nanotechnology

Carbon Fiber Research Eyes Roof Frames, Doors

It’s not just for exotic “supercars” and motorcycles anymore. The performance-enhancing attributes of carbon-fiber-reinforced plastics continue to be explored by global automakers as they...

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Aerospace

Advanced Assembly Solutions for the Airbus RACER Joined-Wing Configuration

The Rapid And Cost Effective Rotorcraft (RACER) demonstrator is being developed by Airbus Helicopters (AH) to further validate the compound rotorcraft configuration.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Turbine Rotor Assembly Systems

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

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Automotive

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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Aerospace

Changing How the Aerospace Industry Makes Parts

Today's technology must increase production rates and part quality, while reducing setup times and costs.

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Aerospace

The Challenge of Replacing Hard Chrome

Replacing hard chrome requires aerospace companies to critically evaluate why they used it in the first place.

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Data Acquisition

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NVision, Inc.
Southlake, TX
817-416-8006
www.nvision3d.com

Swift work by NVision, Inc. helped a major U.S. airline quickly repair a bird-damaged Boeing 737 wing and return the restored jet back to flight...

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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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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Industry Veteran and SAE Member Shares a Lifetime of Aerospace Experience, from Bombers to Space Suits

Looking back on an organization’s history can help to give perspective and chart the path forward. SAE International, initially...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Sciaky, Aubert & Duval, and Airbus Join Together to Combine High-Power Forging with Additive Manufacturing

Sciaky, Inc., Aubert & Duval S.A., Airbus SE, and the Saint Exupéry Institute for Research in Technology (IRT) have laid out...

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Test & Measurement

NASA Crash Landing Is a Complete Success

NASA just crash landed a Fokker F28 Mark 1000 Fellowship short-range, narrow-body airliner. The event, an experiment to gather crash-safety data, occurred at NASA Langley Research Center’s...

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Aerospace

Aerospace Composites Experts Will Meet in Wichita This Month, Focusing on Validating Repairs Techniques

The amount of composite material in modern aircraft is staggering – nearly half of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner’s airframe is made up...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Machining Titanium Aero-Frames

The rise of titanium for aerospace applications has been well documented in recent years. Equally, the challenges associated with the efficient, productive and high-quality machining of this popular material,...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Boeing Flies First 737 MAX 7 with Updated MCAS Software

Chicago-based Boeing recently completed a “demo flight” of a 737 MAX 7 narrow-body airliner equipped with updated Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS)...

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Electronics & Computers

Streamlining EMC Solutions for Avionics Interfaces

Lightning strikes to jet airliners are common - about once every 1000 flight hours. The DO-160G standard, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment, is a standard...

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Aerospace

Fiber-Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites

Reinforcing polymers with strong/stiff fibers is nothing new. Such materials have been used pretty much since aircraft were first created. In those pioneering days, wings were reinforced with woven...

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Aerospace

Weber Metals Unveils New 540-Meganewton Press for Aerospace Components

As aircraft become larger, lighter, and increasing more sophisticated, so do their components and parts. Follow that logic, and part manufacturing must also become...

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Manned Systems

J-10B Fighter Aircraft Debuts Chinese Thrust Vectoring Technology

A Chengdu Aircraft Industrial Group (Chengdu) twinjet J-10B multirole fighter equipped with a Shenyang Aircraft Corporation (Shenyang) WS-10G thrust vectoring turbofan...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Using Electromagnetic Brakes to Keep Thrust Reversers IN PLACE

Applying reverse thrust redirecting engine power to oppose the direction of travel is a standard technique for decelerating aircraft after touchdown. The approach saves wear on...

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Photonics/Optics

Designing a High-Speed Decoy Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

Drone aircraft and their uses have been evolving quickly, supported by a great deal of ongoing research. One area of increasing interest is the decoy drone, designed to mimic the...