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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Rear Fuselage Packer

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

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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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Defense

Thermoplastic Fuselage Demonstrator

Porcher Industries
Badinières, France
+33 (0)4 74 43 10 10
www.porcher-ind.com

Porcher Industries, a company that specializes in technical textiles and thermoplastic composite solutions,...

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Aerospace

Design Software

Collier Research Corporation
Newport News, VA
757-825-0000
http://hypersizer.com

When announcing the completion of the Bell V-280 tiltrotor fuselage at a press conference, Bell Helicopter leadership...

Technology Update
Aerospace

Sikorsky’s All-New Raider Helicopter Prototype is Ready to Fly

Sikorsky Aircraft unveiled in early October the first of two S-97 Raider lightweight tactical helicopter prototypes. In 2015 Sikorsky plans to offer the S-97 as a replacement...

Technology Update
Defense

Boeing Reveals Innovative Method of Building 777 Fuselages

Boeing announced on the opening day of the Farnborough Air Show that it is in the final phases of testing and production readiness of a new method for building 777 fuselages “as...

Technology Update
Defense

Redesign of composite parts for structural integrity

In the case of composite materials, material properties are vastly dependent on the manufacturing process. While shifting the manufacturing process of a composite part from preimpregnated...

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Photonics/Optics

Developing a Beam Former for Electronically Steered Antennas

There are several applications for phased arrays in Army communication systems. This spans frequency bands ranging from UHF to Ka bands and performance requirements that include...

Briefs
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Generic Miniature Airplane for Research and Development

The Air Force Research Laboratory has promulgated the geometrical design of a miniature airplane denoted the Generic Micro Aerial Vehicle (GENMAV). This design is intended to serve as a...