A new role for flight testing
Airbus Industries has expanded its flight-testing activities to
support the company's Maturity Program and achieve 98.5%
operational reliability for aircraft entering service.
Take your seats, please
Business aircrafts seat designers from B/E Aerospace continues to
search for a balance between greater functionality, low cost, light
weight, and increased comfort and safety.
Eclipse engineers employ 3-D digital human modeling techniques to
ensure an ergonomically efficient cockpit for the Eclipse 500
Real-time aero model identification
National Research Council Canada describes its long-term program to
speed up data analysis during aircraft flight testing.
Top technologies for 2001
Every month, "Aerospace Engineering" publishes the latest
technologies. The "Aerospace Engineering" editors have
reviewed thousands of reader responses submitted during the past
year and, based on your feedback, have chosen the top technologies.
Of the winners, the "best of the best" are presented here
followed by a list of the runners-up. For full coverage of the Top
15 technologies for 2001, visit www.aero-online.org.