Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/31991/more en Next-Generation Overhaul Strategies http://aviationweek.com/mro/next-generation-overhaul-strategies <div class="field-byline"> Alex Derber </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="http://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/Next-Generation%20Overhaul%20Strategies.jpg?itok=lN_lbxrk" /><br /><p>Despite some well-publicized early shop visits for PW1100G engines, the first wave of overhauls for the new generation of turbofans is many years away.</p> <p>Nonetheless, both Pratt &amp; Whitney and CFM are busy preparing their global maintenance networks to support the geared turbofan (GTF) and LEAP engines.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/next-generation-overhaul-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/next-generation-overhaul-strategies#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing MRO MRO Top Stories AWIN Mon, 11 Sep 2017 11:30:00 +0000 1682221 at http://aviationweek.com Industry Leaders Enter Market For Inspection By Drone http://aviationweek.com/program-management-corner/industry-leaders-enter-market-inspection-drone <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Multi-industry companies armed with knowledge of infrastructure, robotics and AI are betting that their broad expertise can win them a share of the burgeoning robotic inspection market. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/program-management-corner/industry-leaders-enter-market-inspection-drone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/program-management-corner/industry-leaders-enter-market-inspection-drone#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Aviation Week & Space Technology Program Management Corner Commercial Aviation Technology Technology AWST North America Fri, 08 Sep 2017 07:55:00 +0000 1681171 at http://aviationweek.com GE Oil & Gas GE Startup Avitas Deploys AI for Drone Inspections http://aviationweek.com/technology/ge-startup-avitas-deploys-ai-drone-inspections <div class="node-body article-body">GE startup Avitas Systems is taking artificial intelligence into the field to automate and optimize the inspection of industrial assets by drones and robots.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/ge-startup-avitas-deploys-ai-drone-inspections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/ge-startup-avitas-deploys-ai-drone-inspections#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing Business Aviation Technology Business Aviation Top Stories Technology Top Story - Home AWIN North America Thu, 07 Sep 2017 13:00:00 +0000 1680721 at http://aviationweek.com GE Oil & Gas Exploiting Turboprop Data For Smarter Maintenance http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/exploiting-turboprop-data-smarter-maintenance <div class="field-byline"> Henry Canaday </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most discussions of using data analytics for better maintenance focus on newer aircraft. But sometimes a lot can be done to tap data on legacy models to improve maintenance.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/exploiting-turboprop-data-smarter-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/exploiting-turboprop-data-smarter-maintenance#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing MRO MRO Top Stories AWIN Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:56:00 +0000 1674341 at http://aviationweek.com AFI KLM E&M Deploys Robotics, Eyes Further Developments http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/afi-klm-em-deploys-robotics-eyes-further-developments <div class="field-byline"> James Pozzi </div> <div class="node-body article-body">AFI KLM E&M is rolling out robotics and automated technologies across its operations for inspection and other purposes.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/afi-klm-em-deploys-robotics-eyes-further-developments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/afi-klm-em-deploys-robotics-eyes-further-developments#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing MRO MRO Top Stories AWIN Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:35:00 +0000 1672671 at http://aviationweek.com Sciaky To Adopt Siemens Software For Additive Manufacturing Tech http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/sciaky-adopt-siemens-software-additive-manufacturing-tec-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Additive manufacturing provider Sciaky has chosen Siemens’ product life cycle management software to support its Electronic Beam Additive Manufacturing technology. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/sciaky-adopt-siemens-software-additive-manufacturing-tec-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/sciaky-adopt-siemens-software-additive-manufacturing-tec-0#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing AWIN_Defense AWIN_Space AW.com Business Defense Top Stories Space Top Stories North America Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:11:00 +0000 1672001 at http://aviationweek.com <p>This titanium propellant tank for satellite deployment was 3D printed using Sciaky&rsquo;s EBAM technology: Lockheed Martin</p> Aviatar Generating Interest http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/aviatar-generating-interest <div class="field-byline"> Henry Canaday </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa Technik’s Aviatar platform, which both supports and goes beyond predictive maintenance, appears to be attracting participants. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/aviatar-generating-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/aviatar-generating-interest#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing MRO AW.com MRO Top Stories Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:30:00 +0000 1671321 at http://aviationweek.com Honeywell Develops Self-Diagnosing Sensors http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/honeywell-develops-self-diagnosing-sensors <div class="field-byline"> Chris Kjelgaard </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Honeywell has developed a series of self-diagnosing aircraft sensors that can detect whether an aircraft-system error reading from a sensor is correct or if it results from damage to or some other problem with the sensor itself.</p> <p>Honeywell's patented Integral Health Monitoring (IHM) proximity sensors can be used in a range of aircraft systems such as thrust reverser actuation systems, flight controls, aircraft doors, cargo loading systems, evacuation slide locks and landing gear, according to the company.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/honeywell-develops-self-diagnosing-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/honeywell-develops-self-diagnosing-sensors#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing MRO MRO Top Stories AWIN Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:51:00 +0000 1670661 at http://aviationweek.com Use Of Robots For MRO Tasks Is Gaining Ground http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/use-robots-mro-tasks-gaining-ground <div class="field-deck"> MRO providers turn to robotics in automation drive aimed at cutting inspection and repair times </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Robotics applications show promise for automating MRO inspections, though more testing is needed.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/use-robots-mro-tasks-gaining-ground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/use-robots-mro-tasks-gaining-ground#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing AWIN_MRO Technology AWIN Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1670061 at http://aviationweek.com EasyJet NIAR Adds Additional Additive Manufacturing System http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/niar-adds-additional-additive-manufacturing-system <div class="node-body article-body">The National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University has purchased a new metal-additive manufacturing system. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/niar-adds-additional-additive-manufacturing-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advanced-machines-aerospace-manufacturing/niar-adds-additional-additive-manufacturing-system#comments Advanced Machines for Aerospace Manufacturing AWIN ONLY AW.com Business Aviation Briefs North America 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