UGS product life-cycle management software facilitates designs aimed at rapid aircraft assembly
Eclipse Aviation is exploiting a digital design tool that emphasizes automobile-like manufacturability in a way that’s reminiscent of an earlier time in U.S. industrial history. The company’s facilities are designed to build up to six Eclipse 500s per day—a capability that harkens back to World War II when Henry Ford turned his automobile-production organization loose on the B-24 bomber. At its peak, the Ford Motor Co.’s Willow Run plant near Detroit turned out one B-24 every 59 min., a ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Eclipse 500 Uses 3D Master Models for FAA Certification".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.