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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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Unmanned Systems

Anti-Phase Noise Suppression Rotor Technologies

Acoustic optimization for anti-phase asymmetric rotor.

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Aerospace

Precision Micromotors

The Mars helicopter features six brushed DC motors.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

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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Robotics, Automation & Control

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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Energy

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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Unmanned Systems

Deceiving the Enemy: These Are the Drones You Are Looking For

See how the US military can decrease risk to air and ground combatants by causing adversaries to expend resources.

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Data Acquisition

Turn Growing Complexity into Competitive Advantage Through Digitalization -- Focus of AeroTech Keynote Thursday

In this new year of 2021, there is much to look forward to, and yet we do so with guarded optimism.

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Electronics & Computers

Helicopter Cabin Computer

Abaco’s hardware platforms will be deployed at the heart of a new helicopter cabin computer.

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Energy

Designing Connectivity Solutions for an Electric Aircraft Future

Learn how to take on a “follow-the-wire” design approach.

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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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Defense

Damage & Repair Tracker

The UK's fleet of Merlin Mark 2 helicopters has been testing the tlmNexus' Damage & Repair Tracker (DaRT).

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Mars 2020 – Building Perseverance

Tech Briefs spoke with NASA’s Keith Comeaux, Deputy Project Chief Engineer, to learn more about the helicopter heading to Mars.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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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Defense

Tiltrotor Aircraft: The CMV-22B Osprey

The CMV-22B is the latest variant of the tiltrotor fleet, joining the MV-22 and CV-22 used by the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Light Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter Secures Vertical Lift Dominance

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, recently introduced RAIDER XTM, its concept for an agile, lethal and survivable compound coaxial helicopter.

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Aerospace

Celebrating Women in Engineering & Science: Jasmin Moghbeli, NASA Astronaut

Moghbeli has accumulated more than 150 combat missions and 2,000 hours of flight time in more than 25 different aircraft.

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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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Aerospace

Robotic Helicopter

Steadicopter's Black Eagle 50 unmanned helicopter has been upgraded.

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Materials

Sensing Applied Load and Damage Effects in Composites with Nondestructive Techniques

Determine the effects of applied load on a composite structure.

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Materials

Pearl-Like Coating Enhances Lightweight Armor

By mimicking the outer coating of pearls (nacre or mother of pearl), researchers created a lightweight plastic that is 14 times stronger and eight times lighter (less dense) than steel. It could...

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Test & Measurement

Unmanned Helicopter Drone

A Robinson-22 helicopter converted into an unmanned drone successfully completed in-air programmed missions.

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Defense

Ultra-Light Rocket Launchers

Arnold Defense
Arnold, MO
636-296-5417
www.arnolddefense.com

Arnold Defense has been awarded a $53.8 million contract for the delivery of 2.75-inch rocket launchers and sub components to support...

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Defense

Impossible Aerospace US-1 Makes Long-Distance Flight over Nevada Salt Flats

During a public demonstration, an unmodified production Impossible Aerospace Corporation’s US-1 quadcopter, carrying both a FLIR Duo Pro R thermal camera and...

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Regulations/Standards

New Boeing Facility Will Improve V-22 Quality, Safety

Outside of Philadelphia, a 350,000-square-foot facility has been transformed into a modern factory where the Boeing Company will build fuselages for the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey...

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Aerospace

Bell Incorporates Bird-Deterring Lights as Standard Equipment on Bell 407 Helicopters

Helicopter manufacturer and Textron Inc. subsidiary, Bell Flight, is adding a new piece of standard equipment to its Bell 407GXi single-engine, civil...

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Defense

Tiltrotor Aircraft

Bell Helicopter
Fort Worth, TX
817-280-2011
www.bellflight.com

During the thirty years since the V-22 Osprey first flew, the tiltrotor aircraft, built by Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, and...

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Materials

Hybrid Ultra-Low VOC and Non-HAP Rain Erosion Coatings

Numerous military aircraft and shipboard surfaces, such as radomes, antennas, gun shields, wing leading edges, and helicopter blade leading edges, are coated with a specialized...

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Defense

Continental Aerospace Technologies Team with VerdeGo to Develop Hybrid Electric Urban Air Mobility Systems

Mobile, Alabama-based Continental Aerospace Technologies is partnering with VerdeGo Aero Inc. to develop VerdeGo’s Integrated...