Keyword: Aircraft

Facility Focus: Wearables
Learn about the technologies being developed at NC State, including vehicle armor, a monitoring patch for plants, and origami-inspired materials.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Breath-regulating garments, humidity sensors, thin-film antennas, and more.
Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
Aircraft Noise Emissions Certification/Reduction

This 60-minute Webinar offers information on how SIMULIA PowerFLOW is used by industry and research institutions to assess and reduce the noise that people hear when an aircraft flies over them. This noise comes not only from the engines but also the airflow around the landing gears,...

Briefs: Aerospace
The low-density, graphene-based aerogel could make aircraft as quiet as a hairdryer.
White Papers: Aerospace
Cause and Effect: The Fundamentals of Aerospace Failure Analysis

There are millions of large and small parts, assembled components, subsystems, and structures built by a myriad of suppliers that all must come together to manufacture the...

Articles: Energy
Metamaterial printing, high-efficiency solar cells, and a noise-reduction material.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
This evaluation tool for low-altitude air traffic operations can be used by the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The Battery Show North America is a forum for advanced battery technology for electric and hybrid vehicles, utility and renewable energy support, portable electronics, medical technology, military, and telecommunications.
NASA Spinoff: Data Acquisition
A NASA microphone that detects unseen air turbulence is lofted to high heights aboard a stratospheric glider.
Briefs: Communications
The flexible antenna was designed for active aeronautical satellite communications.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Applications include vehicle and aircraft tires, sports helmets, military equipment, and seals and couplings.
Blog: Software
"We could imagine a digital twin of just about any system," says Karen Willcox, director of the Oden Institute.
Briefs: Energy
Injection of air at the trailing edge of a winglet further reduces drag.
On-Demand Webinars: Defense
Unmanned Aircraft Technology

Unmanned aircraft – aka drones – are one of the fastest growing areas of modern technology, from the complex hunter/killer and surveillance systems used by the military, to the sophisticated remotely piloted vehicles used for civil and agricultural applications, to the type of drones envisioned for future...

Blog: Energy
A "self-aware," self-powering material can be used in heart stents, bridges, and even space.
NASA Spinoff: Robotics, Automation & Control
The interface enables one person to accomplish tasks that previously required two sets of hands.
Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
Accelerating Electrified Aircraft Development with Multi-Physics Simulation

The trend toward more electric aircraft continues to accelerate. Simultaneously, simulation continues to increase to manage the complexity that comes with electric strategies. This 30-minute Webinar examines how simulation with GT-SUITE can shorten development...

On-Demand Webinars: Aerospace

Modern technology for ground vehicles and aircraft are placing ever-increasing demands on thermal management systems’ capabilities. From the need for almost...

Special Reports: Energy
Advanced Materials & Coatings - May 2021

New diamond super-material enhances military aircraft survivability…a gold film gives robots “chameleon skin”…shape-shifting nanomaterial offers exciting biotech...

Briefs: Energy
The proposed design could reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by 95 percent.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This technology provides drones sufficient time and distance to react, avoid wires, and navigate follow-on maneuvers.
Upcoming Webinars: Materials
Ultra-High Purity Silicone in Aerospace and Defense Product Design

The performance and stability of materials used on aircraft in extreme atmospheric temperatures have their challenges, especially when fuel exposure is inevitable. Finding the right material shouldn’t be one. In this 30-minute Webinar, an expert in fluorosilicones...

Technology Leaders: Imaging
Powerful, tiny cameras provide unique streaming-video solutions for NASA robots and defense applications.
Articles: Materials
Perseverance is the first leg of a round trip to Mars.
Briefs: Materials
The material is designed for high-temperature applications in aircraft, building insulation, personal protective clothing, industrial, and automotive.
Briefs: Software
A mathematical framework can help engineers make informed decisions about which sensors to use and where they must be positioned in aircraft and other machines.
NASA Spinoff: Communications
Pilots and air traffic controllers no longer will rely solely on voice communications.
Briefs: Software
High-Fidelity Sonic Boom Propagation Tool
The sBOOMTraj software tool predicts and mitigates ground noise generated during supersonic flight.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The polyimide composites have uses in aerospace, automotive, construction, electronics, mechanical systems, and industrial machinery.