Advances in Manufacturing http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/39701/more en ViaSat Leaps In Satellite Capability http://aviationweek.com/technology/viasat-leaps-satellite-capability <div class="field-deck"> How ViaSat pushes the envelope on satellite design </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How ViaSat is pushing the boundaries of satellite connectivity. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/viasat-leaps-satellite-capability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/viasat-leaps-satellite-capability#comments Advances in Manufacturing Connected Aerospace Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Technology Satellite Communications AWST Global Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:20:00 +0000 1618561 at http://aviationweek.com Virgin America World View Enterprises: Era Of Stratospheric Exploitation Underway http://aviationweek.com/advances-manufacturing/world-view-enterprises-era-stratospheric-exploitation-underway <div class="node-body article-body">Human-rated and sensor-carrying stratospheric balloon flight development picks up pace. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advances-manufacturing/world-view-enterprises-era-stratospheric-exploitation-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advances-manufacturing/world-view-enterprises-era-stratospheric-exploitation-underway#comments Advances in Manufacturing Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Technology Technology AWST North America Thu, 02 Mar 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1589471 at http://aviationweek.com World View In Pictures: First Boeing 737-9 Noses Toward Rollout http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/pictures-first-boeing-737-9-noses-toward-rollout <div class="node-body gallery-body">Boeing is close to unveiling the 737-9, the second member of its new CFM Leap-1B powered MAX family. The first aircraft is set for roll out at the end of the month and will likely make its first flight in April.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/pictures-first-boeing-737-9-noses-toward-rollout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/pictures-first-boeing-737-9-noses-toward-rollout#comments Advances in Manufacturing New Civil Aircraft Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:38:00 +0000 1581941 at http://aviationweek.com Embry-Riddle's E-Spirit of St. Louis Test Run http://aviationweek.com/advances-manufacturing/embry-riddles-e-spirit-st-louis-test-run <div class="node-body video-body">Graduate students perform a test-run of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's E-Spirit of St. Louis all-electric two-seater. The modified Diamond HK36, planned for first flight in May coincident with the 90th anniversary of Charles Lindbergh's solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean, has a 150 hp Yasa liquid cooled automotive electric engine and is designed for an endurance of 1 hr and 45 min using Lithium ion battery packs and custom-designed cooling systems.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advances-manufacturing/embry-riddles-e-spirit-st-louis-test-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advances-manufacturing/embry-riddles-e-spirit-st-louis-test-run#comments Advances in Manufacturing Technology Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:49:00 +0000 1575751 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Air Force Tackles Fuel-Burn Reduction On Legacy Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-tackles-fuel-burn-reduction-legacy-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">Shark and seal skins, even speed skater’s suits, are inspiring drag-reduction technologies eyed for coating U.S. Air Force transports and tankers to curb jet fuel consumption.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-tackles-fuel-burn-reduction-legacy-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-tackles-fuel-burn-reduction-legacy-aircraft#comments Advances in Manufacturing Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense Technology AW.com Technology North America Thu, 26 Jan 2017 19:40:00 +0000 1571321 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Air Force Airbus To 3-D Print Airframe Structures http://aviationweek.com/technology/airbus-3-d-print-airframe-structures <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus buys an electron-beam additive manufacturing machine to 3-D-print titanium airframe structural components for production aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/airbus-3-d-print-airframe-structures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/airbus-3-d-print-airframe-structures#comments Advances in Manufacturing Commercial Aviation Technology AW.com Technology Global Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:52:00 +0000 1565661 at http://aviationweek.com Sciaky How To Prepare Aerospace Workers For Factory Of The Future http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/how-prepare-aerospace-workers-factory-future <div class="node-body article-body">Dassault Systemes is working with Wichita State University to find the best ways to train and attract qualified personnel for future aerospace manufacturing.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/how-prepare-aerospace-workers-factory-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/how-prepare-aerospace-workers-factory-future#comments Advances in Manufacturing Connected Aerospace Commercial Aviation Technology Manufacturing AWST North America Wed, 04 Jan 2017 19:40:00 +0000 1562031 at http://aviationweek.com Who Will Be Left Behind From The Factory Of The Future? http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/who-will-be-left-behind-factory-future <div class="field-deck"> Ready or not, aerospace factory of the future is on its way and will increase global competitiveness </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Robotics and additive manufacturing are just two technological enablers of future aerospace manufacturing. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/who-will-be-left-behind-factory-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/who-will-be-left-behind-factory-future#comments Advances in Manufacturing Connected Aerospace Commercial Aviation Technology Manufacturing AWST North America Wed, 04 Jan 2017 19:40:00 +0000 1562001 at http://aviationweek.com GE Reveals Full Extent Of Printed Engine Plan http://aviationweek.com/advances-manufacturing/ge-reveals-full-extent-printed-engine-plan-0 <div class="node-body article-body">GE’s Advanced Turboprop will feature more additively manufactured parts than any previous engine, reducing 855 conventionally made components to just 12 3-D-printed parts.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advances-manufacturing/ge-reveals-full-extent-printed-engine-plan-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advances-manufacturing/ge-reveals-full-extent-printed-engine-plan-0#comments Advances in Manufacturing Technology Technology AWST North America Fri, 04 Nov 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1535711 at http://aviationweek.com Guy Norris/AW&ST Boeing Using 3-D Printing To Improve Flight-Test Precision http://aviationweek.com/advances-manufacturing/boeing-using-3-d-printing-improve-flight-test-precision <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing’s use of additive manufacturing is one for the record books, Guinness World Records, but more recently it's also helping with flight-testing capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/advances-manufacturing/boeing-using-3-d-printing-improve-flight-test-precision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/advances-manufacturing/boeing-using-3-d-printing-improve-flight-test-precision#comments Advances in Manufacturing Commercial Aviation Technology Technology AWST Global Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1526561 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing