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Aerospace & Defense Technology: June 2023

2023-06-01
Overcoming Machining Productivity Challenges with Aerospace Components Why the Turbomachinery Industry is Increasingly Bullish on Additive Manufacturing 3D-printed metal-alloys are answering critical needs for high fluid flow, high-pressure parts. Airborne Inspection Sensor Evolves with LiDAR, Mid-IR and Artificial Intelligence Air Force eVTOL Research and Development Programs Make Remote Pilot Progress Creating a Digital Gateway for RF Domain Will Advance Designs That Meet DoD Initiatives Understanding the Unique RF Interconnect Requirements for Ultra-Demanding Hypersonic Missile and Satellite Applications ADS-B Classification Using Multivariate Long Short-Term Memory This analysis extends previous research that used long short-term memory-fully convolutional networks to identify aircraft engine types from publicly available automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) data.
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Aerospace & Defense Technology: May 2023

2023-05-11
How Electrification and Autonomy Can Unlock the Potential of Unmanned Ground Vehicles VITA 90: Small Form Factors for UAVs and Other Space Constrained Platforms 3D Scanning Provides Key Weapon for Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing New Approach to Viscosity Enables Complex Motions in Soft Robots Ghoul Tool: The Weapon-Mountable Counter UAS Transmitter Autonomous Surveillance Technologies Relating to Dismounted Soldiers The development of the autonomous applications for dismounted Soldier systems is paramount to defeating our adversaries, such as China and Russia, in future combat. A comprehensive literature re-view is necessary to assist in defining the best path forward. Robust MADER: Decentralized Multiagent Drone Trajectory Planner Communication delays can be catastrophic for multiagent systems. However, most existing state-of-the-art multiagent trajectory planners assume perfect communication and therefore lack a strategy to rectify this issue in real-world environments.
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Air Bleed Objective for Rotorcraft Turbine Engines

2023-05-10
CURRENT
AIR984D
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) defines the helicopter bleed air requirements which may be obtained through compressor extraction and is intended as a guide to engine designers.
Journal Article

An Aerodynamic Equation of State—Part I: Introduction and Aerospace Applications

2023-04-19
This Part I of the article (i) illustrates these shortcomings, (ii) introduces a dimensionless number quantifying the induced drag of aircraft, and (iii) proposes an aerodynamic equation of state for lift, drag, and induced drag and applies it to evaluate the aerodynamics of the canard aircraft, the dual rotors of the hovering Ingenuity Mars helicopter, and the composite lifting system (wing plus cylinders in Magnus effect) of a YOV-10 Bronco.
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Aerospace & Defense Technology: April 2023

2023-04-06
Breathing Life into Artificial Intelligence and Next Generation Autonomous Aerospace Systems Robotic Rotational Molding Creates New Opportunities for Military and Aerospace Applications Rim-Driven Electric Aircraft Propulsion High-Speed Midwave Infrared Cameras Enable Military Test Range Tracking System What Today's Advances in Radar Technology Mean for Testing and Training Tackling Ruggedization Challenges for RF Communications in Software Defined Radios AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2023 The Blueprint for Autonomy Multi-Scale Structuring of the Polar Ionosphere Understanding a radically new sensing capability for polar ionospheric science introduced by observational evidence recently provided by the electronically steerable Resolute Bay Incoherent Scatter Radar (RISR). Stepped-Frequency Distributed Radar for Through-the-Wall Sensing A technical analysis of the effectiveness of distributed radar for through-the-wall sensing applications.
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Aerospace & Defense Technology: February 2023

2023-02-09
Using an Open Architecture Approach to Military Avionics Can Embedded Electronics Components Meet the Demands of Hypersonic Missiles? CMOSS/CMFF Trades Interoperability for Free-Thinking Innovation Exploring High-Performance Applications for Distributed Transport Property Thermoelectrics Heterogeneous Integration and SiPs Benefit SWaP-C Reduction The Future of Automated Guided Vehicles for Aerospace and Defense Next-generation AGVs are already starting to deliver labor and cost savings for the U.S. defense industry, and the commercial aerospace sector is watching closely Deep Reinforcement Learning Achieves Multifunctional Morphing Airfoil Control Smooth camber morphing aircraft offer increased control authority and improved aerodynamic efficiency. Smart material actuators have become a popular driving force for shape changes, capable of adhering to weight and size constraints and allowing for simplicity in mechanical design.
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Helicopter Powerplant Corrosion Protection

2023-02-06
CURRENT
AIR4495
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) describes the different aspects of corrosion on helicopter powerplants, on the components that are affected, and the subsequent consequences on the helicopter, engine durability, performance, and dependability. ...This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) describes the different aspects of corrosion on helicopter powerplants, on the components that are affected, and the subsequent consequences on the helicopter, engine durability, performance, and dependability. Guidelines that minimize corrosion during the design stage and during service operation are also discussed.
Standard

Turbine Drive Shaft Connection

2023-01-20
CURRENT
ARP721
This ARP applies to turbine engines that are to be used in helicopters. It provides the engine designer guide lines in achieving a satisfactory turbine engine drive shaft connection.
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Helicopter Power Assurance

2023-01-20
CURRENT
AIR4083A
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) defines helicopter turboshaft engine power assurance theory and methods. Several inflight power assurance example procedures are presented. ...These procedures vary from a very simple method used on some normal category civil helicopters, to the more complex methods involving trend monitoring and rolling average techniques.
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The Effect of Installation Power Losses on the Overall Performance of a Helicopter

2023-01-20
CURRENT
AIR5642
The purpose of this SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) is to illustrate the effect of installation power losses on the performance of a helicopter. Installation power losses result from a variety of sources, some associated directly with the basic engine installation, and some coming from the installation of specific items of aircraft mission specific equipment. ...This report aims to give a general understanding of the effect of installation power losses on helicopter performance by the use of a set of example calculations.
Standard

Twin Engine Helicopter Power Requirements

2023-01-19
WIP
AIR1850B
The purpose of this document is to define the power spectrum during normal and emergency operations of a twin engine helicopter and thereby to postulate suitable power plant rating structures. The document does not address the power requirements for single engine helicopters or those with more than two engines. ...The document does not address the power requirements for single engine helicopters or those with more than two engines.
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Wiring Aerospace Vehicle

2023-01-13
CURRENT
AS50881H
Aerospace vehicles include manned and unmanned airplanes, helicopters, lighter-than-air vehicles, missiles, and external pods.
Article

Ensuring Aircraft Safety by Optimizing Ice Protection Systems

2023-01-13
Such systems are usually installed in wings, nacelle intakes, pitot tubes, stabilizers, and propeller and helicopter rotor blades. These safety-critical systems follow a certification requirement per Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 23, 25, 27, 29, and others, for the various types of aircraft and rotorcraft as well as engines.
Magazine

Aerospace & Defense Technology: December 2022

2022-12-01
Why are Aerospace & Defense Companies Embracing Additive Manufacturing? Simplifying Power Design with Modular Architectures The Role of DevSecOps in Modern Edge Systems Making Machines Curious Designing Multi-Channel Microwave Radio Systems Using Optical Interconnects Solving Military Satellite, Radar and 5G Communications Challenges with GaN-on-SiC MMIC Power Amplifiers Advanced Airborne Defensive Laser for Incorporation on Strike Fighter Aircraft A technical and operational analysis of an airborne "hard-kill" Ytterbium fiber laser-based anti-missile system for use on strike fighters. Additive Manufacturing Utilizing a Novel In-Line Mixing System for Design of Functionally Graded Ceramic Composites Exploring the development of a direct ink writing system with multimaterial and in-line mixing capabilities for printing inks composed of high solids-loaded ceramic particulate suspensions.
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