Angle of attack aircraft sensors

4239-01 AOA sensors from SpaceAge Control are designed specifically to meet the needs of commuter, business, and general aviation aircraft

Europe spends E1.6bn to create new generation of cleaner aircraft

Improving environmental performance of next generation aircraft

Servo presses deliver 50 per cent productivity gains

Enhancing the control that Airbus’ engineers have over what is a complex stage in the production of safety-critical airframe components

Radar differentiates between wind turbines and aircraft

A team from Cambridge Consultants believes it has a solution to the problem of air traffic control radars being unable to differentiate between wind turbines and aircraft

Furnaces simulate aero-engine conditions

Furnaces were bought to enable the company to carry out research into the stability and accuracy of thermocouples as a result of long-term exposure to temperatures up to 1100°C in aero-engines

Product life-cycle management deal with Airbus

Encompasses most of the electrical engineering process, from the definition of electrical equipment to the automatic generation of electrical harnesses and wiring diagrams

Real-time Ethernet for critical applications

Moog FCS is introducing a servo control system that uses real-time Ethernet for critical applications such as aerospace testing

Film meets flame requirements for aircraft insulation

Insulation surrounding the cargo bay must also be resistant to burn-through in an intense thermal environment like that of a fuel-fed fire

High performance clamps for the new Boeing 787

Performance clamps consist of Victrex Peek polymer, a high performance thermoplastic, that is over-moulded with a silicone rubber cushion

Laminate shimstock helps companies gain competitive edge

Advances in the bonding and manufacture of laminate shimstock are helping to boost global demand for this product

Ceramic cores stay stable as casting temperatures soar

New material ensures core stability with high temperature super alloys; results in higher casting yields, reduced scrap rates and lower casting costs

Managing high data rates from space

Rack with cPCI backplane, power supply unit and cooling transmits huge data quantities back to Earth at high speeds

Bridge gantry delivered to aerospace manufacturer

Widest ever bridge style co-ordinate measuring machine (CMM) ever manufactured; measurement volume of 6m x 6m x 3m



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