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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

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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Connectivity

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

A Solution for Ice-Free Sensors

Sensor surfaces that are exposed to weather need to be kept clean so that ADAS and autonomous driving systems can function safely. Ice build-up in cold conditions is of particular concern, but Canatu thinks...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

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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Pratt & Whitney Develops Digitally Curated Maintenance Solutions for General Aviation

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation based in East Hartford, Connecticut, has launched a new data-rich mobile application...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Will Acquire Bombardier’s Regional Jet Program

After failing to establish itself in the commercial aviation market against entrenched competition from The Boeing Company and Airbus SE, Montreal-based...

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Manned Systems

SAE International Establishes a New AI Standards Committee at Le Bourget

SAE International announced the formation of a new artificial intelligence (AI) standards committee during the 53rd International Paris Air Show. The SAE G-34...

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Aerospace

Artificial Intelligence Could Reduce CV-22 Osprey Maintenance

The Raytheon Company is testing a new artificial intelligence (AI) tool developed to help determine when the multi-mode radar installed on U.S. Air Force CV-22 tiltrotor...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Can the Air Force Reach a 24-Hour Launch Window?

Launching rockets with 24-hour notice is one of the U.S. Air Force’s latest goals. In a “sources sought” notice titled Rapid Space Launch Initiative, the service is reaching out to...

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Defense

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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Test & Measurement

Maintainers Design a $400 Maintenance Fixture to save the U.S. Air Force $500k per Year

A team of airmen from Robins Air Force Base in Georgia have designed a cowling repair tool for the Northrop Grumman E-8C Joint Surveillance Target...

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Imaging

Airbus’ Connected Cabin Concept Is Materializing with First Round of Partnerships

Airbus SE is shifting its Connected Experience cabin concept into the first stages of reality with cooperative buy-in from gategroup Holding AG, Stelia...

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Defense

When It Comes to Fifth-Generation Assets, Air Force Values Virtual Training over Live Flying

Newer, more capable fifth-generation aircraft platforms and systems are outgrowing even the largest U.S. Air Force training ranges – and the...

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Automotive

Honeywell Aerospace Launches B2B E-Commerce Site for Aerospace Components

Honeywell Aerospace, a division of Honeywell International, has rolled out a new business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce platform for buying and selling aerospace...

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Design

Sikorsky, Boeing Debut Future Vertical Lift Dual-Rotor Design with SB>1 DEFIANT Helicopter

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE:LMT), in Stratford, Connecticut, and Boeing Defense, Space & Security (NYSE:BA) in Berkeley, Missouri,...

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Connectivity

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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Robotics, Automation & Control

SAE International Launches Aerospace Technology Symposium at Japan Aerospace 2018

SAE International, a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for mobility engineering, is bringing together subject-matter...

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Test & Measurement

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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Aerospace

Latest Enterprise Resource Planning Tool from Locatory Aimed at Revolutionizing Airline MRO

Aircraft maintenance, repair, and operational (MRO) services are full of strict deadlines, vital decisions, and intense documentation. With that...

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Energy

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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Manufacturing & Prototyping

MBSE Is Transforming Aerospace Engineering, Systems Integration

Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) is taking off in aerospace engineering and systems integration workflows worldwide. Editors in SAE International’s Aerospace Product...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Maintaining the Data-Rich Pratt & Whitney GTF Engine

While telemetry has always played a crucial role in aviation, the volume of data that engine makers used to collect was relatively small. When Pratt & Whitney debuted its first...

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Aerospace

Airbus, U.S. Airline Flight Test GKN Aerospace Hydrophobic Coating for Cockpit Windows

Officials at an as-yet-unnamed airline in the U.S. is assessing a new hydrophobic coating developed by GKN Aerospace materials science and engineering...

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Design

Barker Approaches Aircraft as System of Systems in Latest SAE International Book

Today’s airframe manufacturers have taken on more of the role of systems integrators, putting the focus on the aircraft as a system-of-many-systems. Sean...

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US Army Tests Avionics in Effort to Upgrade Black Hawk Helicopters from Analog to Digital Glass Cockpit

US Army officials and engineers continue work to modernize the defense organization’s fleet of Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter...

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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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AR/AI

GE Aviation Chooses Microsoft Azure to Help Drive Digital Transformation in Aviation

GE Aviation Digital Solutions engineers in Evandale, Ohio, are scaling the company’s analytics and operations solutions on Microsoft Azure, selected as...

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Power

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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