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Fokker Uses ZwickRoell Creep Testing Machines to Test for Hydrogen Embrittlement on Landing Gear Components

Aerospace manufacturers walk a metaphorical balance beam to continually develop and produce stronger, more efficient materials...

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Aerospace

Industry Loses Tech Titan Paul G. Allen

“It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our founder Paul G. Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and noted technologist, philanthropist, community builder, conservationist, musician, and...

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Connectivity

Aerospace Materials Testing Could Have Medical-Grade Digital Traceability Through ZwickRoell

The future of the aerospace industry relies on innovative materials to improve aircraft performance, weight, and strength. Beyond the materials...

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Materials

Aircraft Maintenance Technicians Seek Simplified, Portable, Fast Aviation Eddy Current Testing

In aircraft maintenance and repair, eddy current devices have long been used to nondestructively test (NDT) wheels, struts, propellers,...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Blast Tube Tests Simulate Shock Waves Nuclear Weapons Could Face

You can learn a lot from a blast tube when you couple blast experiments with computer modeling. Sandia National Laboratories researchers are using a blast tube configurable...

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Materials

Unique Chamber Gives Air Force Real-World Corrosion Test Capabilities

Aircraft corrosion is a multi-faceted issue that requires more than a simple, one-dimensional approach. To enable Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) personnel to...

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Aerospace

Soyuz MS-10 Launch Abort Prompts Investigation into Booster Anomaly

NASA officials in Washington are pledging to conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of an anomaly with a rocket booster on the Soyuz MS-10 manned spacecraft,...

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Test & Measurement

New, Clean-Sheet Military Aircraft Design Beats Upgrades to Win US Air Force T-X Contract

Boeing won the long-running battle to provide a new jet trainer for the US Air Force T-X program. The search for a replacement for the 1960s era...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Boeing Extends Use of Siemens’ Mentor Graphics Technology for Electrical Systems and Electronics Design, Mechanical Analysis

Boeing officials are expanding the company’s use of Siemens’ Mentor Graphics software as part of its Second...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Unleashing AI in Aviation Will Accelerate Move to Zero-Pilot Cargo and Passenger Aircraft

Software has transformed every operational asset of everything in life; artificial intelligence (AI) will have as big an impact on life, predicts...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Digital Transformation for a CONNECTED ENTERPRISE

Manufacturers around the world are grappling with the challenge of continuous innovation in the face of increasing complexity. In aerospace and defense (A&D), complexity is nothing new,...

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Aerospace

Burner Rig Testing of A500® C/SiC

There is growing interest in developing, testing, and deploying ceramic-matrix composites (CMCs) into commercial and military aerospace gas turbine engines due to their durability under extreme conditions...

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Test & Measurement

Fundamental Aspects of Single Molecule and Zeptomole Electroanalysis

The objective of this research program was to provide the fundamental understanding required for using the principles of electroanalytical chemistry to detect target...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Unmanned Aerial Refueling Aircraft

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
Poway, CA
858-312-2810
www.ga-asi.com

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is using an integrated fuel tank structure to maximize...

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Test & Measurement

Military Vehicle Situational Awareness System

Computech International (CTI)
Tikva, Israel
+972-3-9211110
www.cti-intl.com

Computech International (CTI), a company that specializes in advanced, unique military IT and...

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Manned Systems

Boeing Wins $9.2B U.S. Air Force Contract for T-X Advanced Military Pilot Training Jets, Simulators, Ground Equipment

U.S. Air Force officials announced a $9.2 billion award to Boeing [NYSE:BA] to provide a new, advanced pilot training...

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Defense

Final Orion Capsule Parachute System Test Successful

A team of engineers from NASA and Dallas-based Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. successfully completed the eighth and final test of the Orion spacecraft Capsule Parachute Assembly System...

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Aerospace

GoFly Prize Invites Innovators to Shape Future of Flight, Compete for $1.8M in Prizes

Shape the future of flight while competing for a share of $1.8 million in prizes. SAE International, an organizational partner of the Boeing-sponsored...

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Automotive

Airlines for America and SAE International Recognize Lufthansa Technik, 3D.aero for Nondestructive Testing Innovation

Officials at SAE International in Warrendale, Pa., and Airlines for America (A4A) in Washington are recognizing...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

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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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

SAE International Debuts AS13006, Process Control Methods Aerospace Standard

SAE International in Warrendale, Pa., has published AS13006: Process Control Methods, a new standard with guidance material to support specific aerospace engine...

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Test & Measurement

Pratt & Whitney Receives $437M for Continued Adaptive Engine Development

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. based in East Hartford, Conn., was awarded a $437-million contract modification by the U.S. Air Force...

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Aerospace

New Products

Pin Fin Heat Sinks

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) (Norwood, MA) has a family of Pin Fin heat sinks designed as cost-effective solutions for systems with adequate airflow. The high aspect ratio design enables...

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Defense

Remote Weapon Station

General Robotics
Beit Nehemia, Israel
+972 (0) 77 512 1020
www.glrobotics.com

General Robotics, a company that specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing advanced robotic systems for defense...

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Photonics/Optics

Combating Infrared Threats on the Battlefield

There have been several news headlines lately about offenders pointing commercial lasers at helicopters or police personnel, temporarily blinding and distracting them. An increasing number of...

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Aerospace

Bye Aerospace’s Solar-Electric Prototype Completes First Flight

Bye Aerospace of Englewood, Colo. recently completed the first flight of its solar electric technology demonstrator prototype. The first flight – on August 20 – and...

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Automotive

US Government Accountability Office Finds Gaps in Military Helicopter Mishap Data

This month, during an ongoing review of military training for rotary-wing aircraft, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

NASA Selects Frontier Aerospace to Continue Development of New Deep Space Thruster

NASA’s Space Technology and Mission Directorate (STMD) awarded Simi Valley, Calif.’s Frontier Aerospace Corporation with “Tipping Point” funding to...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Hardide Coatings Awarded Two Major UK Aerospace Funding Grants

Today, Oxfordshire-based Hardide Coatings of Hardide plc in the United Kingdom (UK) was awarded funding from the National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP)...

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