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Aerospace

6 Pioneering Women in Aerospace/Aeronautics

Women have been contributing to the aerospace and aviation industry for decades. Take this quiz to learn more about six such trailblazing women.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Northrop Grumman Developing Next Generation F-35 Radar Upgrade

Northrop Grumman is developing AN/APG-85, an advanced Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar for the F-35 Lightning II. The radar will serve as an upgrade to the...

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Aerospace

Rapidly Adaptable Standards-Compliant Radio

RASOR™, L3Harris’ new Modular Open System Approach (MOSA) solution, delivers next-generation JADC2-enabling capability to the U.S. military.

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Power

Chevrolet Unveils 2024 Corvette E-Ray Hybrid

Rather than toasting their sports car’s 70th birthday with polite champagne sips, Chevy yanked the wraps off another edition of the eighth-generation Corvette: the 2024 hybrid E-Ray which...

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Regulations/Standards

Ensuring Aircraft Safety by Optimizing Ice Protection Systems

By Boris Marovic and Thierry Olbrechts, Siemens Digital Industries Software

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Government

US Air Force Targets First Flight of B-21 Raider This Year

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force are targeting a first flight of the recently unveiled B-21 Raider stealth bomber this year, although the timeline is dependent upon ground...

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Energy

Raytheon Completes First Engine Run of Hybrid-Electric Flight Demonstrator

Raytheon Technologies completed the first engine run of the company's regional hybrid-electric flight demonstrator last month, a key milestone toward flight...

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Connectivity

How Much Do You Know About GPS and its History?

Do you know the history of GPS? Take this quiz to find out.

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Energy

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Energy

Enhancing Fault Isolation and Detection for Electric Powertrains of UAVs

NASA’s System-Wide Safety (SWS) project is developing innovative data solutions to assure safe, rapid, and repeatable access to a transformed National Airspace System.

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Photonics/Optics

Laser-Light-Based Accelerometer

The tiny device accurately measures acceleration in smaller navigation systems and other devices.

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Aerospace

Top 5 Tech Briefs Quizzes of 2022

See Tech Briefs’ top-performing quizzes of 2022.

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Aerospace

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Design

The Grainger College of Engineering

The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign was established in 1868.

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Design

Why are Aerospace & Defense Companies Embracing Additive Manufacturing?

It’s no longer a question of when metal additive manufacturing will become an accepted, reliable production technology, particularly in aerospace and defense.

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Aerospace

Statistical Audibility Prediction Algorithm

Predicting the extent that one sound is heard over another is difficult, yet could help engineers to better design for sound management.

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Aerospace

Transforming the Future of Aviation by Utilizing Modeling, Simulation, and Training

The SAE International G-35 committee on “Modeling, Simulation, and Training for Emerging Aviation Technologies and Concepts” is unique, in that,...

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Defense

Air Force Gets Strategic Mission System Capability Utilizing OpenVPX Standards

Collins Aerospace has been selected by the U.S. Air Force to develop a modern Very Low Frequency (VLF) receiver that will help modernize its strategic mission...

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Power

Fighting Gravity with the World’s First Propulsion Suit

Using jet fuel as a means to power five gas turbines, the suit can propel pilots about 40 mph for up to eight minutes and can generate more than 1,000 horsepower.

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Electronics & Computers

Fly-by-Wire System for eVTOL Vehicles Will Enable Safe, Efficient, Flight

BAE Systems and Supernal announced an agreement to design and develop the flight control computer for Supernal’s electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL)...

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Aerospace

GA-ASI Announces Gray Eagle 25M for Multi-Domain Operations

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has launched its latest variant of the Gray Eagle line of unmanned aircraft systems: Gray Eagle 25M. The GE-25M brings a...

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Aerospace

Air Force’s Next Generation Combat Rescue Helicopter Hits Major Milestone

The U.S. Air Force declared Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for the HH-60W Jolly Green II Combat Rescue Helicopter, validating the platform's operational...

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Manned Systems

Overcoming eVTOL’s High-Power Connectivity Challenges

There’s no question that significant amounts of power are needed for electric-powered vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to become airborne and maintain flight. But...

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Data Acquisition

Preventing Gridlock on the Ground

NASA technology is enabling airline flight managers to improve managing traffic on the ground and scheduling departures.

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Manned Systems

How Much Do You Know About Electric Aircraft Advances?

How much do you know about the advances regarding to electric aircraft?

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Defense

Multispectral Airborne Reconnaissance System Completes First Flight

Collins Aerospace has successfully completed the first flight test of its newest Fast-Jet reconnaissance pod, the MS-110 Multispectral Airborne Reconnaissance system, on...

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Propulsion

Lignin-Based Jet Fuel Packs More Power

An experimental plant-based jet fuel could increase engine performance and efficiency, while dispensing with aromatics, the pollution-causing compounds found in conventional fuels.

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Propulsion

Air Force Technology Timeline

On the U.S. Air Force's 75th anniversary, see a timeline of how far it has come technology-wise.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Active Flow Control System for Simple-Hinged Flaps

This simple, elegant invention can control flow separation resulting from the high flap deflections required by simple-hinged flap systems making such flaps a viable option for aircraft designers.