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Propulsion

NASA, GE Complete Historic Hybrid-Electric Propulsion Tests

Sustainable aircraft of the future are going to need propulsion systems that can use technology to generate power comparable to the equipment used in today’s commercial jets....

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Data Acquisition

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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Aerospace

Evaluation and Test Requirements for Liquid Rocket Engines

This Standard establishes test and evaluation requirements related to the development, qualification (or certification), and acceptance (flight production unit) of liquid propellant rocket engines and associated propulsion systems.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Boeing Demos MOSA Progress on Apache Attack Helicopter

Boeing recently used its Crewstation Advanced Technology Testbed to demonstrate progress toward implementing a Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) on the AH-64 Apache attack...

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Propulsion

Honeywell Engine Selected to Power DEFIANT X® Helicopter

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, and Boeing announced Honeywell as the engine provider for DEFIANT X®, the advanced helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault...

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Electronics & Computers

Boeing Selects New Electric Power Generation System for B-52 Bomber

As part of the U.S. Air Force’s ongoing modernization efforts to keep the B-52 bomber flying into the 2050s, Boeing has selected Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon...

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Energy

Prototype Aims to Reduce Fuel Use, Improve Tactical Vehicle Performance

The Defense Department maintains a fleet of more than 250,000 tactical vehicles, which frequently operate in austere conditions. These vehicles often spend as much...

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Aerospace

Small UAV Satcom System

Honeywell’s Small UAV SATCOM system weighs just only 1 kilogram.

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Aerospace

High-Speed Vertical Take-Off and Landing Craft

Learn about the JetPack Aviation Speeder VTOL.

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Energy

Solar-Powered Satellite Hardware in Orbit

The Photovoltaic Radio-frequency Antenna Module is the first orbital experiment designed to convert sunlight for microwave power transmission for solar power satellites.

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Propulsion

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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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Engineering an Aircraft Hydrogen Powertrain

The commercial aviation industry is taking critical steps towards zero-carbon aviation.

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Unmanned Systems

Portable Engine Test Stand

Sky Power’s SRE180 test stand provides a test solution for the Wankel engine SP-180 SRE hybrid.

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Aerospace

Stall Warning Monitor Keeps Turbine Engines Healthy

Gas turbine engines often are considered the “heart” of airplanes and ships. Purdue University innovators looking for new solutions to reduce emissions and enhance operations of...

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Software

The Future of Aircraft Electrification

Advancements in electric and autonomous vehicles have sparked renewed excitement about the integration of battery power in aviation.

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Propulsion

Electric Propulsion Ship

See how the Royal Canadian Navy is using GE’s Integrated Full Electrical Power and Propulsion System (IFEP).

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Materials

Soft Magnetic Materials Are Key to Electric Aircraft

NASA’s work in Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) is focused on the use of electric motors and generators to help power a plane’s flight. Key to any electric power system are...

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Energy

Electric-Powered Warship

The first full-electric power and propulsion surface combatant, the USS Zumwalt, has been delivered to the US Navy.

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Unmanned Systems

Designing Connectivity Solutions for an Electric Aircraft Future

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

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Automotive

Hybrid Electric Drive

The development program is part of the Army’s effort to increase vehicle efficiency

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Mars Rover Electric Motors

A number of maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors were designed into the Perseverance rover.

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Aerospace

Rocket Engine Technology

This effort will mark the first representative flight of an aerospike engine after many decades of research and abandoned flight efforts.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Thrust in Space - The Nuances of Thruster Valve Design

More and more companies are designing rockets, satellites, and reusable space vehicles that require thruster valves to position, maintain, or change vehicle orbit in space.

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Power

Top Transmission Engineers Project Big Future for E-Axles, Advanced Motors

A panel of high-ranking transmission and driveline engineers projected outsized adoption for electric-axle (e-axle) technology, as well as significant expansion...

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What We’re Driving: 2020 Kia Telluride

The 2020 Kia Telluride is one of the classic lightning-in-a-bottle models an automaker enjoys maybe once every couple of decades. Assertive-but-not-obnoxious styling combine with a vast cabin...

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Energy

Limiting Creep in Aerospace Materials

Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.

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Propulsion

Electronic Warfare Weapon

Powered by a turbojet engine, the SPEAR missile offers over double the range.

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Propulsion

Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, recently announced a new rotorcraft, Bell 360 Invictus,

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Defense

Heavy Dump Truck

Mack Defense is partnering with Crysteel Manufacturing on the U.S. Army M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT)