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Battery Technology Is Still the Key Barrier to Better Urban Air Mobility

During a panel session titled “Flying Cars – Will You Have One In Your Garage?” Mark Moore, former NASA engineer and current engineering director of aviation...

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Test & Measurement

FAA Certifies AeroVonics' Economical Avionics Upgrade for Light General Aviation Aircraft

AeroVonics LLC, an aerospace startup based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification for its...

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Regulations/Standards

SAE International Releases New Process for Measuring Aerosols in Aircraft Exhaust

SAE International, based in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, has published a new recommended practice for assessing the amount of nonvolatile particulate matter...

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Aerospace

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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Propulsion

Nvidia Partners with AdaCore to Secure Self-Driving Firmware

As mobility software becomes increasingly complex and connected, so does the risk of human error and system safety. To combat this, New York-based software company AdaCore...

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Defense

Friendly Electromagnetic Pulse Improves Survival for Electronics

An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) emitted by a nuclear weapon exploded high above the United States could disable the electronic circuits of many devices vital to military...

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Electronics & Computers

Curtiss-Wright and Honeywell Team to Develop Cloud-Enabled Flight Recorders of the Future

Davidson, North Carolina-based Curtiss-Wright Corporation and Honeywell International, Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina will co-develop a...

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Electronics & Computers

Boeing Partners with Aerion to Speed Development and Testing of Next-Generation Supersonic Aircraft, Accelerate Supersonic Travel

The AS2 from Aerion in Reno, Nevada, will be the first supersonic business jet to market, Boeing officials...

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Test & Measurement

Hardware Design of a High Dynamic Range Radio Frequency (RF) Harmonic Measurement System

Radio frequency (RF) circuit elements that are traditionally considered to be linear frequently exhibit nonlinear properties that affect the intended...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

New Products

Defense-Grade FPGAs

Xilinx, Inc. (San Jose, CA) announced availability of its Defense-grade XQ UltraScale+ portfolio of products, providing the benefits of its UltraScale+ architecture plus extended temperature and...

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Test & Measurement

Evaluation of Aeronautical Design Standard – 33 Using a UH-60A Black Hawk

In 1982, the U.S. Army Aeroflightdynamics Directorate (AFDD), then assigned under the U.S. Army Aviation Systems Command (AVSCOM), began development of a new...

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Physical Sciences

Circuit Models for Robust, Adaptive Neural Control

This project seeks to reproduce the neural circuits used by the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans for locomotion. Caenorhabditis elegans is a small (~1.2 millimeter) nematode found in rotting...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Using RISC-V to Simplify Data Logging in Space

Worldwide demand for low Earth orbit satellites is increasing at an unprecedented pace, driven by diverse needs such as faster and more affordable Internet access, and faster revisit rates with...

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Aerospace

Streamlining EMC Solutions for Avionics Interfaces

Lightning strikes to jet airliners are common - about once every 1000 flight hours. The DO-160G standard, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment, is a standard...

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Defense

Deployable – Instrument Landing System

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The United States Air Force's (USAF) activities to establish air superiority and support ground combat units often...

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Propulsion

Pulsed Microwave Plasma Instrumentation for Investigation of Plasma-Tuned Multiphase Combustion

Strategies to control solid rocket propellant regression rate require a robust throttling technique applicable to high performance propellant...

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Test & Measurement

NATS Will Test AI at Heathrow to Reduce Weather-Related Flight Delays

NATS Holdings (NATS), formerly National Air Traffic Services and the United Kingdom’s (UK’s) main air navigation service provider, is exploring the impact of...

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Design

Airbus’ Quantum Computing Challenge May Fundamentally Change Aircraft Development

A global quantum computing competition to advance optimization and modularity in aircraft life-cycle is open to post-graduate students, academics,...

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Power

AVIO Software Developers Leverage AdaCore GNAT pro Assurance for ESA Vega C Launch Vehicle

Software engineers engaged in the construction and development of space launchers and solid and liquid propulsion systems for space travel at AVIO...

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Aerospace

Nomination Period Now Open for SAE International Aerospace Engineering Awards

Every year, SAE International seeks to recognize the outstanding individuals for their commitment to the mobility industry. Among the nearly 60 professional...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Boeing and NASA Unveil Lightweight, Ultra-Thin, More Aerodynamic Transonic Truss-Braced Wing Concept

Engineers at Boeing and NASA are collaborating on a lightweight, ultra-thin Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) concept, designed to be...

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Software

Militaries Choose Marvin Test Solutions MTS-3060A with Enhanced Flight-Line Test Capabilities, Cybersecurity

Marvin Test Solutions Inc. – a provider of test solutions for aerospace, defense, and manufacturing organizations – is...

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Aerospace

Centre for Modelling & Simulation to Develop Digital Twins for GKN Aerospace Additive, Composite, and Industry 4.0 Technologies

The Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS) will collaborate with GKN Aerospace to advance aircraft...

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Manned Systems

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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Electronics & Computers

Additive Manufacturing Is Transforming Mobility Engineering, Driving the Factory of the Future

Additive manufacturing continues to advance and transform mobility engineering, as aerospace and automotive firms increasingly adopt and invest...

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Manned Systems

The UK’s First Digital Air Traffic Control Tower

Cranfield Airport just became the first airport in the United Kingdom (UK) to have an operational digital air traffic control (ATC) center. Over the next few months, the airport –...

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Defense

Marvin Test Solutions Tailors GX3800e PXI Express FPGA Module for Test, Automation, Instrumentation Engineering

Marvin Test Solutions Inc., a global provider of test solutions for aerospace, defense, and manufacturing, in Irvine,...

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Test & Measurement

USAF Take Rates Continue to Drop Despite Retainment Bonuses

Despite the May 2018 decision to increase the cap for pilot retainment bonuses – or “take rates” – the United States Air Force (USAF) is still suffering from a major...

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Design

Northrop Grumman Tests, Qualifies Orion Launch Abort Motor for Flight in Cold Conditions

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC), NASA, and Lockheed Martin engineers brought the Orion spacecraft one step closer to its first flight atop...

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