Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/31991/more en Additive Manufacturing Could Disrupt A Lot of Aerospace Markets http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/additive-manufacturing-could-disrupt-lot-aerospace-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Just as taxi service often improves when Uber and Lyft move into town, metal casting is being enhanced as additive competes with casting.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/additive-manufacturing-could-disrupt-lot-aerospace-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/optimizing-engines-through-lifecycle/additive-manufacturing-could-disrupt-lot-aerospace-markets#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:47:00 +0000 1727221 at http://aviationweek.com Industry 4.0’s Impact on Aviation Design And MRO http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/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/connected-aerospace/industry-40-s-impact-aviation-design-and-mro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/industry-40-s-impact-aviation-design-and-mro#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Optimizing Engines Through the Lifecycle Connected Aerospace 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 _Technology Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense 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> 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 _Technology Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Technology AWST North America Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1716931 at http://aviationweek.com Credit: MIT Wearable AR Comes To Aerospace Manufacturing http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/wearable-ar-comes-aerospace-manufacturing <div class="node-body article-body">Monitors and tablets are common sights from machine shops to assembly lines, but alone they do not make the hands-on human part of the digital thread. Augmented reality (AR) can.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/wearable-ar-comes-aerospace-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/wearable-ar-comes-aerospace-manufacturing#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing AWIN_BizAv AW.com Business Aviation Top Stories North America Tue, 07 Nov 2017 04:53:00 +0000 1709021 at http://aviationweek.com Expect Asia-Pacific To Emerge As Stronger Aerospace Manufacturing Force http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/expect-asia-pacific-emerge-stronger-aerospace-manufacturin <div class="field-byline"> Lee Ann Shay </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Did you ever doubt that aerospace is a global business? If so, consider that there’s “no aircraft in production that has content exclusively from an OEM’s region,” says Subhranshu Sekhar Das, Frost & Sullivan’s VP and practice head aerospace.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/expect-asia-pacific-emerge-stronger-aerospace-manufacturin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/expect-asia-pacific-emerge-stronger-aerospace-manufacturin#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing MRO AW.com MRO Top Stories Wed, 01 Nov 2017 11:56:00 +0000 1707461 at http://aviationweek.com Europe Begins Laminar-Flow Flight Tests For Future Airline http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/europe-begins-laminar-flow-flight-tests-future-airline <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Flights of a modified Airbus A340 are the most representative tests yet of natural laminar flow and will determine if the drag-reducing design is practical. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/europe-begins-laminar-flow-flight-tests-future-airline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/europe-begins-laminar-flow-flight-tests-future-airline#comments Aircraft Design _Technology Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Technology AWST Europe Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:20:00 +0000 1694961 at http://aviationweek.com P. Pigeyre/Airbus