Innovation

THE IT FACTOR WHY IT HAS BECOME CENTRAL TO AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING

THE IT FACTOR WHY IT HAS BECOME CENTRAL TO AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING

Rolls-Royce Generator Delivered for Powerful Aerospace Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System

Joy Finnegan

The generator that will be at the heart of the most powerful hybrid-electric aero power and propulsion system in aerospace has arrived for installation at our specialist testbed. The generator, and related power electronics, was delivered to the newly-renovated Testbed 108 in Bristol, UK, from the Rolls-Royce facility in Trondheim, Norway, having completed an extensive…

Collins Aerospace Advances zero-Emission Aviation with 500KW Electric Motor for Hybrid Air Vehicles’ Airlander 10 Aircraft

Joy Finnegan

Collins Aerospace announced recenntly it has completed critical design review and started fabrication of a 500 kilowatt electric motor for the Airlander 10 aircraft under a partnership with Hybrid Air Vehicles and the University of Nottingham. Flight qualification testing of the motor is expected to occur in 2023, followed by hybrid-electric operation of Airlander 10 by…

Jamco and ANA Partner to Test the World’s First Hands-Free Lavatory Door

Joy Finnegan

Jamco Corporation announces its new, hands-free lavatory lock knob and door handle, developed in collaboration with All Nippon Airways (ANA), a Skytrax certified 5 Star Airline in Japan. For passengers that do not wish to use their fingers or hands to touch the lavatory door, Jamco and ANA provide a solution that allows them to…

Greene Tweed Offers Manufacturing Solutions for Large-Diameter O-Ring Seals

Joy Finnegan

Greene Tweed announced its manufacturing solutions for large-diameter o-ring seals. These seals are produced using either the Extensis molded o-ring or horseshoe molding methods. The company says both techniques are ideal for manufacturing elastomeric seals that exceed the size limitations of conventional compression molding presses. The Extensis method provides a superior joint by bonding partially…

AMADA WELD TECH Announces the Release of the WL-300A Laser Workstations

Joy Finnegan

AMADA WELD TECH announced the new WL-300A laser processing workstation, configured for nanosecond pulsed fiber laser applications. Typical applications include marking of metals, and select plastics particularly for medical, electronic components, battery, and aerospace applications. This laser workstation is a larger version of the LMWS laser marker workstation that is designed to accommodate larger parts….

GKN Aerospace to Lead New Swedish National Project on Hydrogen Propulsion

Joy Finnegan

GKN Aerospace is leading a Swedish national collaboration program called H2JET, aiming to develop technical solutions for three important engine subsystems for H2-propulsion of medium range civil aircraft. The two-year project, which started this month, sees GKN Aerospace collaborate with the Swedish Energy Agency, Chalmers University of Technology, Lund University, KTH Royal Institute of Technology,…

Sol.One Wins European Defense Project

Joy Finnegan

The European Commission awarded to a European consortium with Sol.One as one of the participating companies, a contract to develop an integrated Modular Unmanned Ground System (iMUGS). The total budget of the project is € 32.6 million. The objective of iMUGS is to build and demonstrate a system of unmanned ground and airborne vehicles that can…

Air Force to Help Fund AnalySwift, Weber State Project Aimed to Improve Advanced Air Mobility

Joy Finnegan

If you mentioned “flying cars” a few years ago in conversation, you’d likely conjure farfetched images from science fiction. Today, this concept is closer than further from becoming a reality thanks, in part, to the US Air Force’s recently launched Agility Prime, a non-traditional program seeking to accelerate the commercial market for advanced air mobility…

Aviation Needs Data to Close the Loop for Aerospace Materials

Joy Finnegan

On June 8th, the SUSTAINair project partners hosted ‘Circular Aviation for Green Growth, a virtual 2021 EU Green Week Partner Event with panelists across the aviation supply chain. Their take-home message: Close the loop by coordinating across the aviation supply chain and industries while tackling the lack of transparency and traceability of materials. Creating an…

TNO and Celestia STS Sign Agreement to Commercialize Optical Modem

Joy Finnegan

The availability of optical modem technology (optical digital converter aka ODC) for the market has taken a major step forwards with the signing of an agreement between TNO, the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research, and Celestia STS for an IP licence agreement to commercialize Optical Modems. The commercialization of optical modem technology will contribute…

Hypersonic Technology Startup Velontra Taps Retired U.S. General as its Inaugural President

Joy Finnegan

Retired Major General Craig Whelden has been named the inaugural president of Velontra, a startup with the mind power to accelerate America’s development of hypersonic technology. His military career began with the U.S. Army where he once held the distinction as the youngest general in the Army. Combined with an additional nine years as a member…

Ontario Aerospace Council Continues Successful COAST Training Program

Joy Finnegan

The Ontario Aerospace Council announced results from the pilot year for its Competencies Online Advancement Skills & Training (COAST) program, as well as plans for year two. Developed in response to COVID-19 to engage, retain and upskill aerospace industry employees, as well as facilitate post-pandemic recovery, COAST is funded in part by the Province of…

LOGIN or SUBSCRIBE

Enter you REGISTERED email

Aerospace Tech Review Magazine - Subscription Popup

Already a subscriber? Log in