Keyword: Aviation


On-Demand Webinars: Aerospace

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

Issue Archive: Aerospace
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Blog: Power
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.
NASA Spinoff: Data Acquisition
NASA technology is enabling airline flight managers to improve managing traffic on the ground and scheduling departures.
Quiz: Green Design & Manufacturing
How much do you know about the advances regarding to electric aircraft?
Briefs: Design
An experimental plant-based jet fuel could increase engine performance and efficiency, while dispensing with aromatics, the pollution-causing compounds found in conventional fuels.
Briefs: Aerospace
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.
Quiz: Aerospace
There are many NASA technologies that have become commercial products and services on Earth. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about NASA “Spin-Offs.”
Articles: Aerospace

“ G odspeed, fellas. Let’s go have some fun.” These were the words of encouragement from mission control at the Kennedy Space Center — only this time for the first private astronaut...

Briefs: Aerospace
Acoustic optimization for anti-phase asymmetric rotor.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Advanced analyses shed light on the mechanism of a deadly problem plaguing combustion chambers in rocket engines.
Briefs: Aerospace
New design removes the need for mechanisms to perform active tilting of the wings or rotors, reducing system mass.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Gust load alleviation is an increasing concern for the design of fixed-wing aircraft with ultra-high aspect wings.
Briefs: Aerospace
A lightweight alternative to rudders for aircraft with spanwise adaptive wings.
Quiz: Aerospace
Supersonic flight over land could soon be reality. Take this quiz to prep and test your knowledge about supersonic travel.
Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
Aviation is emerging aggressively from the pandemic to turn setbacks into comebacks.
Articles: Energy
Electric aircraft hold tremendous potential to improve emission, noise, and operating economics across a range of different applications in support of the goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Articles: Manned Systems
As advancements in space exploration continue, more funding will not only help achieve scientific goals but also inspire the next generation of leaders in STEM, just as it did during the 1960s.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that innovation.

On-Demand Webinars: Unmanned Systems

Unmanned aircraft – aka “drones” – are one of the fastest growing areas of modern technology, whether we’re talking about the complex hunter/killer and surveillance systems used by...

Question of the Week: Design
Lessons from How Dragonflies Right Themselves While They're Falling

A group led by Jane Wang, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the Cornell University College of Engineering, has untangled the intricate physics and neural controls that enable dragonflies to right themselves while they're falling.

Podcasts: Aerospace
CTO Daniella Sladen and her team at Zulu Pods have created an oil-delivery system that fits in the palm of your hand.
INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

With their stretched bodies, immense wingspan and iridescent coloring, dragonflies are a unique sight. But their originality doesn’t end with their looks: As one of...

Special Reports: Materials
Aerospace Manufacturing - May 2022

Demanding applications in the aerospace industry require products and systems that are manufactured using advanced technologies – in additive manufacturing, machining, metrology, and more. To help you...

Special Reports: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Advanced Materials & Coatings - May 2022

Breakthroughs in plastics, composites, metals, and other materials technologies are enabling exciting new applications in industries ranging from aerospace to automotive to medical. Read more in this...

Articles: Software

We've made some impressive strides from both a societal and industry perspective in the face of this unrelenting pandemic. And while the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industry has been hit...

Briefs: Transportation

Researchers combined additive manufacturing with conventional compression molding to produce high-performance thermoplastic composites reinforced with short carbon fibers. The approach...

Articles: Aerospace

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that innovation.

Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Aerospace & Defense Sensing - April 2022

Designing the connected battlespace of the robots that detect and alert soldiers to dangers in real time...'electronic skin' sensors capable of mimicking the dynamic process of human...

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Articles: Internet of Things

Printed Rechargeable Batteries for the IIoT

5 Ws: Green Design & Manufacturing

5 Ws of Energy-Harvesting Yarns

Q&A: Design

A New, Low-Cost Aluminum-Sulfur Battery

Articles: Photonics/Optics

Advances in Manufacturing Fiber Optic Gyroscopes