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Data Acquisition

Vertiport Assessment and Mobility Operations System

It is widely believed that Advanced Air Mobility is poised to have a significant societal impact in the coming years to move people and cargo more rapidly and efficiently.

News
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...

NASA Spinoff
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Combating COVID-19 with Clean Air Tech

NASA-derived air-quality technologies help curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

Briefs
RF & Microwave Electronics

High-Definition Millimeter-Wave Body Scanner

In an airport, the scanner could eliminate the need for passengers to remove shoes at the checkpoint, speeding the screening process.

Briefs
RF & Microwave Electronics

Development of a 94 GHz Radar System for Dedicated Bird Detection at Airports and Airfields

BIRDAR™ detected small birds at distances of 1.2 to 1.3 km and large birds.

Application Briefs
Materials

Airfield Matting System

An airfield matting system is designed to be more friendly to air and sea transport.

Application Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Improving Overhead Equipment Devices for a New Era of Railway Transportation

See how COMSOL is supporting upcoming modifications to railway infrastructure in India.

News
Software

Arctic Autonomy

In what is billed as “the most extensive pilot [program] in challenging weather conditions, ever,” a trio of Nordic companies is prepping an autonomous public-transport service in Bodø, a Norwegian city north of the...

NASA Spinoff
Aerospace

NASA Brings Airport Communications into the Digital Age

Pilots and air traffic controllers no longer will rely solely on voice communications.

Technical Innovation
Manned Systems

Valeo Equips Buses with COVID-Killing Air-Sterilization System

The coronavirus pandemic has changed how we live our daily lives as we take various safety precautions to social distance and protect ourselves and others from the virus....

News
Green Design & Manufacturing

Supplier Tech Gets the Germs Out

Confidence in autonomous and rideshare mobility took a significant dive in 2020, as consumers shunned public transport due to the coronavirus pandemic. Technologies to safeguard the health and safety of...

Articles
Aerospace

Playing Defense⁠ — Uncertain Regulations Stall the Implementation of Counter-UAS Technology in The U.S.

A raft of companies have emerged to provide counter-UAS technologies, but challenges remain.

Briefs
Imaging

Bomb Detection Method Detects Peroxide-Based Explosives

The ultra-fast method analyzes a wider range of materials than current thermal-based detection systems.

Briefs
Aerospace

Flow Disruption Devices for the Reduction of High Lift System Noise

This technique lowers airstream noise generated at the side edges of deployed flaps, elevons, or slats.

Briefs
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Wind Event Warning System

NASA Langley Research Center developed a wind event warning technology that provides a practical early warning system (5-10 minutes) for a severe change in the wind vector. Events such as gusts, shear, microbursts,...

News
Manned Systems

Ballard’s Partners with Solaris Bus & Coach on Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses

Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. – a leading European bus manufacturer headquartered in Bolechowo, Poland – ordered 12 FCmove-HD hydrogen fuel cells from Ballard...

News
Manned Systems

Boeing’s Next EcoDemonstrator Test Bed Will Be a 777

The Boeing Company is kicking off a new round of flight-testing to research approximately 50 technology projects related to safety, environmental sustainability, and passenger...

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Electronics & Computers

Korea Airports Corp. Adopts Altibase Data Management with IoT for Airport Traffic Control

Korea Airports Corp. (KAC) officials in Seoul, South Korea, needed a big data management platform harnessing Internet of Things (IoT) technologies...

Articles
Manned Systems

Auto, Tech Industries Launch PAVE Coalition for Autonomous-Vehicle Education

Acknowledging the need for enhanced public and policymaker understanding about automated-vehicle (AV) technology, a new coalition of 26 industry, academic and...

Briefs
Aerospace

Flight Awareness Collaboration Tool (FACT)

Winter weather such as snow, freezing precipitation, and ice can impact airport surface operations. These conditions may result in significant disruptions in arrival and departure rates. To address...

Briefs
Test & Measurement

Miniature Mass Spectrometer

For decades, mass spectrometers have offered a relatively fast and highly sensitive way to analyze and detect chemical compounds. But their bulky size has been a hindrance, limiting the in-field potential of the...

Application Briefs
Materials

Software Helps Optimize World’s Largest All-Composite Aircraft

Collier Research Corp.
Newport News, VA
HyperSizer.com

When the Stratolaunch aircraft rolled out of the Mojave, CA Air and Space Port hangar this spring in...

Briefs
Aerospace

Portable Runway Intersection Display and Monitoring System

Developed at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the subject technology is a portable airport runway/taxiway intersection lighting system and signage designed to prevent incursions. This proposed runway incursion prevention solution aids in the management and prevention of airport...

Articles
Motion Control

MOTOR DRIVES: Build or Buy

Every system design presents a unique set of specifications regarding cost, space, time-to-market, and other factors. Designers must therefore make tradeoffs to meet these requirements, such as opting for a higher...

News
Imaging

Lock-In Imaging System for Detecting Disturbances in Fluid

NASA's Langley Research Center has developed an aircraft-based turbulence and vortex detection system. Turbulence and vortices in the front-flight path are very dangerous for...

News
Manned Systems

Axial Piston Pumps

Hawe Hydraulics plans to show a variety of axial piston pumps at ConExpo/IFPE 2014, including the new V60N-130 pump type that is a member of the well-established V60N series. The company claims that the V60N-130 pump, in...

Briefs
Aerospace

Aircraft Landing Noise Reduction Liners

NASA Langley Research Center has developed two new implementations of acoustic liners for aircraft noise reduction whereby curved channels within tight spaces can be outfitted to provide noise...

Briefs
Aerospace

Heavy Lift Wing in Ground (WIG) Cargo Flying Boat

There are two commonly used options to transport large-volume and heavy cargo across the ocean: container ships and airline transport aircraft. Container ships take about 3 to 4 weeks to...

Application Briefs
Defense

Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Vehicles (ARFF)

Oshkosh Defense, LLC
Oshkosh, WI
920-235-9150

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that the U.S. Marine Corps has received Milestone C approval to begin...