Siemens PLM Software has transformed into Siemens Digital Industries Software, reaffirming its focus on enabling digital industries and merging virtual and real worlds in software, hardware, design, and manufacturing. “Every industry we serve – from aerospace and automotive to electronic design – is transforming,” Siemens PLM Software officials in Plano, Texas, acknowledge. Siemens PLM Software, too, is undergoing a transformation, having just changed its name to Siemens Digital Industries Software.
The Lockheed C-130H Hercules fleet operated by the Air National Guard and U.S. Air Force Reserve is getting new Collins Aerospace Systems avionics that will help extend the life of the legacy aircraft by 20 years.
Rolls-Royce officials in London are optimizing maintenance, service, and product development using data gleaned from its Trent aircraft engines in service with airlines, with the help of global enterprise applications company IFS in Linkoping, Sweden. Rolls-Royce employs IFS Maintenix to exchange data with airlines operating its Trent 1000, Trent XWB, and Trent 7000 engines.
The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM), a non-profit consortium based in Prince George County, Virginia, uses a 3D visualization lab to expand beyond the walls of its 62,000-square-foot brick and mortar facility and deliver a collaborative development for researchers in industry, academia, and government.
Lockheed Martin Corporation cyber security experts have released a new Cyber Resiliency Level (CRL) model. CRL a risk-based, mission-focused and cost-conscious framework that provides a structured set of methodologies and processes to help measure risk across six categories.
Benjamin Franklin Jones III, an SAE committee member and recent centenarian spoke with SAE International and reflected on his career and contributions to the society of mobility engineering at large. His notable experiences include helping to develop the first space suit for the Mercury and Apollo astronauts.
Outside of Philadelphia, a 350,000-square-foot facility has been transformed into a modern factory where the Boeing Company will build fuselages for the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey aircraft. The updated plant will also modernize current MV-22 aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps fleet.
Houston-based HTX Labs, LLC was awarded with Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II funding to continue adapting its EMPACT Virtual Reality (VR) platform for the United States Air Force’s Pilot Training Next program. The U.S. Air Force intends to use EMPACT to fast-track the creation of highly immersive VR simulations to accelerate pilot training.
Two members of DCS Corp – Mark Wilkins and Finley Barfield – won the highly distinguished Robert J. Collier Trophy by the National Aeronautic Association for their work on the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto-GCAS) team.
As part of the acquisition, BendixKing will continue to drive the successful adoption of TruTrak's autopilots in the experimental and certified aircraft markets, keeping TruTrak's engineers and CEO, Andrew Barker, to maintain the brand’s integrity and the affordability.
The “Know My PT6” app is a digital gateway to maintenance recommendations and to the services and facilities that P&W offers through its global customer service network for engine maintainers, owners, operators and pilots. It is designed to help PT6 customers and operators optimize the performance and availability of their PT6-powered aircraft.
The upgrade, which will leverage BendixKing’s AeroVue Touch Integrated Flight Deck – now qualified to be installed on Part 27 light helicopters – provides near-4K resolution and access to critical flight data.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) officials in Arlington, Virginia, have selected BAE Systems Electronic Systems in Nashua, New Hampshire, to integrate machine-learning (ML) technology, a subset of artificial intelligence (AI), into platforms that decipher radio-frequency (RF) signals. BAE Systems won up to $4.7 million in funding from DARPA to achieve key hardware delivery, integration, and demonstration milestones.
The rapid shift of commercial focus toward LEO has resulted in thousands of new satellites. An expected growth in satellite constellations requires space-faring nations such as New Zealand to engage in monitoring and regulating satellite activity.
Under the definitive agreement – signed at Le Bourget during the 53rd International Paris Air Show – MHI will acquire maintenance, support, refurbishment, marketing, and sales activities for all Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) family of aircraft.
The new C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) is based on the company’s certified and fielded U.S. Air Force C-130 avionics solution and includes modern Communication, Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management-compliant (CNS/ATM-compliant) avionics and glass cockpit upgrades that integrate with modern satellite communications and automation systems.
Airbus intends to closely cooperate with start-ups in order to unlock new technologies in artificial intelligence, data analytics, and cyber security for France and Germany’s Future Combat Air System (FCAS) program.
With an initial focus on critical fight management systems, the committee will evaluate applications for AI usage in aviation and aerospace and will propose standards to support implementation and certification