Special Topics Pages http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/31641/more en Additive Manufacturing Could Disrupt A Lot of Aerospace Markets http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/additive-manufacturing-could-disrupt-lot-aerospace-markets <div class="node-body article-body">GE the latest company to bet big on the technology.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/additive-manufacturing-could-disrupt-lot-aerospace-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/additive-manufacturing-could-disrupt-lot-aerospace-markets#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:47:00 +0000 1727221 at http://aviationweek.com Industry 4.0’s Impact on Aviation Design And MRO http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/industry-40-s-impact-aviation-design-and-mro <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding how Industry 4.0—including simulation, sensors and virtual reality—will transform aviation manufacturing and product life cycles.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/industry-40-s-impact-aviation-design-and-mro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/industry-40-s-impact-aviation-design-and-mro#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:51:00 +0000 1727231 at http://aviationweek.com Aerospace Eyes UK’s Battery Technology Challenge http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/aerospace-eyes-uk-s-battery-technology-challenge <div class="node-body article-body">The aerospace industry hopes to benefit from a four-year, $331.3 million government initiative to make the UK a leader in battery technology. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/aerospace-eyes-uk-s-battery-technology-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/aerospace-eyes-uk-s-battery-technology-challenge#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing AWIN_Defense Defense Top Stories Technology AWIN Europe Tue, 05 Dec 2017 12:12:00 +0000 1722671 at http://aviationweek.com New Alloys Could Reshape Aircraft Manufacture http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/new-alloys-could-reshape-aircraft-manufacture <div class="node-body article-body">Research into a new class of materials that promise to “revolutionize aircraft construction” is being funded by the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/new-alloys-could-reshape-aircraft-manufacture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/new-alloys-could-reshape-aircraft-manufacture#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing AWIN_Defense Defense Top Stories Technology AWIN North America Mon, 04 Dec 2017 17:50:00 +0000 1720741 at http://aviationweek.com Hybrid Power Promises Extended UAS Endurance http://aviationweek.com/technology/hybrid-power-promises-extended-uas-endurance <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By combining multiple power sources, small manned aircraft could fly almost indefinitely, unlocking new potential.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/hybrid-power-promises-extended-uas-endurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/hybrid-power-promises-extended-uas-endurance#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Technology Technology AWST Global Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:20:00 +0000 1719011 at http://aviationweek.com Optis Opens Virtual Reality Lab Within WSU’s 3D Center http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/optis-opens-virtual-reality-lab-within-wsu-s-3d-center-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Optis has opened a virtual reality lab within Wichita State University’s 3DExperience Center to enhance design processes for the aviation and aerospace industry. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/optis-opens-virtual-reality-lab-within-wsu-s-3d-center-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/optis-opens-virtual-reality-lab-within-wsu-s-3d-center-0#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing AWIN_BizAv Business Aviation Top Stories Suppliers AWIN North America Wed, 29 Nov 2017 18:58:00 +0000 1718871 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Chris Grieve, Optis director of West Coast operations, in the Wichita State University virtual lab.</p> Life In The Old Dogs Yet http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/life-old-dogs-yet <div class="node-body article-body">As new engine types enter into service, it’s the stalwarts of the global fleet that will continue to generate long-term MRO demand.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/life-old-dogs-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/life-old-dogs-yet#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:14:00 +0000 1718391 at http://aviationweek.com MIT Develops Mach 0.8 Rocket Mini-Drone http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/mit-develops-mach-08-rocket-mini-drone <div class="field-deck"> MIT’s design/build challenges push the UAV envelope for Pentagon customers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">MIT’s Beaver Works collaboration with Lincoln Laboratory is tackling an air-launched mini-drone that can keep up with the fighters that launch it.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/mit-develops-mach-08-rocket-mini-drone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/future-aerospace/mit-develops-mach-08-rocket-mini-drone#comments Future of Aerospace Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Technology Technology AWST North America Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1716931 at http://aviationweek.com Credit: MIT Minds + Machines: Digital Industrial Transformation In Aviation http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/minds-machines-digital-industrial-transformation-aviation <div class="field-byline"> GE Aviation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Watch John Mansfield, chief digital officer at GE Aviation, and Murray Adams, group manager of fuel efficiency at Qantas, discuss how they’re partnering together to drive digital industrial transformation across their organizations.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/minds-machines-digital-industrial-transformation-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/minds-machines-digital-industrial-transformation-aviation#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000 1716461 at http://aviationweek.com XEOS Company Update http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/xeos-company-update <div class="field-byline"> GE Aviation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This month, we’re featuring two recent videos (virtual facility tour and foundation stone laying ceremony) on XEOS, a joint venture of two industry innovators – Lufthansa Technik (51%) and GE Aviation (49%). </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/xeos-company-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/xeos-company-update#comments Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle AW.com Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:00:00 +0000 1716451 at http://aviationweek.com