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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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Test & Measurement

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.

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Materials

Airfield Matting System

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

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

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.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

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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Connectivity

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...

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Aerospace

German Air Traffic Controllers Shift to Completely Remote Operations at Saarbrücken Airport

Yesterday, a Luxair regional airliner arriving at Saarbrücken Airport was the first aircraft remotely cleared for landing from the Deutsche...

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Defense

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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Software

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

SAE International’s Latest Podcast on Cybersecurity and Aerospace

In a connected world, cyber vulnerability is real. Despite the advantages of electronic flight bags, passenger entertainment, and electronic access to maintenance...

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Data Acquisition

Aireon to Launch Free, Real-Time Emergency Aircraft Location Service

Aireon LLC, a global aircraft tracking and surveillance company in McLean, Va., is inviting aircraft operators, regulators, search-and-rescue organizations, and air...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Iridium, Aireon, SpaceX Celebrate Satellite Launch, System Deployment

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., at 04:39:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on July 25, 2018 and placed 10 new Iridium NEXT...

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Automotive

Boeing, SparkCognition Partner on Safe Integration of Autonomous Air Vehicles in Airspace

Boeing (NYSE:BA) and SparkCognition, an artificial intelligence (AI) technology company in Austin, Texas, are collaborating on unmanned aircraft...

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Software

GE Aviation, Teradata Partner on Data Analytics, Edge Connectivity for Airlines

Officials at GE Aviation in Evandale, Ohio, and Teradata (NYSE:TDC) in Dayton, Ohio, are expanding their partnership to provide airlines with a framework that...

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Automotive

Connected Aircraft Technologies Benefit Manufacturers, Airlines, and Travelers

Connected aircraft means more than just in-flight movies, free texting, and Facebook posting with friends while in flight. In fact, the connected aircraft...

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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...

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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...

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Aerospace

RECAT Wake Turbulence Recategorization

Aviation safety is a fundamental concern for all stakeholders. The traveling public demands the highest safety standards, but also wants convenience and reliability at a low price with minimal...

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Defense

Real-Time Operating System

Wind River
Alameda, CA
800-545-9463
www.windriver.com

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the largest government-owned defense and aerospace company in Israel, equipped its semi-autonomous...

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Defense

Synthetic Vision Guidance Systems Giving 2D data a 3D perspective

Synthetic Vision (SV) displays replace the pilot’s traditional 2D primary flight display (PFD) with a 3D perspective view display. The 3D SV perspective display is rendered...

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Aerospace

Saab Selected by AAI to Deploy A-SMGCS at Five Airports

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has selected Saab to deploy Advanced–Surface Movement Guidance & Control Systems (A-SMGCS) at five airports in India. The Saab A-SMGCS...

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Defense

Ethernet Switch and Router Technology

Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Ashburn, VA
973-541-3700
www.curtisswright.com

Curtiss-Wright Corporation’s Defense Solutions division recently received a contract from Sierra Nevada...

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Manned Systems

Saab Developing New Methods for Optimizing Flight Efficiency

The NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) awarded Saab a cooperative agreement to prototype and test a new tool for the optimization of air traffic across multiple phases...

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Defense

Optionally-Piloted Aircraft (OPA)

The Centaur Optionally-Piloted Aircraft (OPA) from Aurora Flight Sciences recently flew from Virginia’s Manassas Regional Airport to the Emmen Military Airfield in Switzerland, piloted by an onboard...

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Imaging

Embedded Graphics Processor

Rockwell Collins (Cedar Rapids, IA), a designer of communications and avionics systems for the aerospace and defense industries, has selected the AMD Radeon™ E2400 embedded graphics processor for inclusion in...

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Physical Sciences

Thermal Technology System Acquires Heat Data to Count People

The Flowslide, developed by Royal Boon Edam Group Holding BV, is a combination of a revolving door and curved sliding panels, installed at Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris. The...

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Materials

Ground-Penetrating Radar

AFRL engineers used prototypes of recently developed ground-penetrating radar (GPR) and electronic cone penetrometer (ECP) devices to determine whether voids and anomalies in a particular airfield's subsoil were...

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