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2019-04-01
Korea Airports Corp. (KAC) officials in Seoul, South Korea, needed a big data management platform harnessing Internet of Things technologies (IoT) to help increase airport flow efficiency and passenger throughput at the 14 airports KAC manages in Korea. They have ended their extensive search for a solution, adopting the Altibase enterprise-grade, open-source database for airport traffic control from Altibase Corp. in Seoul, South Korea, and New York.
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2019-03-04
Newer, more capable fifth-generation aircraft platforms and systems are outgrowing even the largest U.S. Air Force training ranges – and the service believes modern simulators and virtual reality may be the answer.
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2016-07-10
The second generation of Porsche's big sports sedan, now on VW's MSB architecture, is completely redeveloped. It boasts a raft of new technologies including 48-V electric anti-roll control and all new powertrains.
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2019-05-03
The solutions – which have already received nationwide approval from multiple UAM operators – provide scalable and secure end-to-end infrastructure and applications to help organizations and governments manage data and capitalize on the UAM economy.
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2019-05-01
Battery weight and power density is a major design consideration when it comes to electric and hybrid-electric vehicles. To reduce platform weight for next-generation electric vehicles, Atlanta-based Novelis, Inc. (Novelis) has used direct feedback from industry partners and automotive design engineers to develop the first aluminum sheet battery enclosure.
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2019-04-30
A cowling, or engine cover, is a critical airframe component that reduces drag and directing airflow into the engine. For the E-8C JSTARS, an aircraft with four massive Pratt and Whitney JT3D-based TF33-102C turbofan engines, each set of engine cowling components can cost up to $80,000 per set. Even a slightly warped cowling renders the entire housing unsafe and unserviceable.
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2019-05-07
Lockheed Martin Corporation successfully completed development and testing for the heatshield that will protect NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Mars 2020 rover during its descent to the Martian surface. After completing the flight hardware structure, Lockheed Martin tested the heatshield’s physical integrity by exposing it to ‘flight-like’ thermal conditions.
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2017-12-01
Built from the ground up in response to customer and dealer feedback, Caterpillar’s first-ever utility vehicle (UTV) models will be available in summer 2018 in both gasoline- and diesel-powered versions.
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2018-03-13
AKG of America’s research and development center at its Mebane, North Carolina, facility hosted a grand opening in February that features a new water/glycol thermal shock test stand for product validation.
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2017-04-13
An aluminum-alloy body helps Lincoln cut 200 pounds from the new generation of its largest SUV.
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2017-04-10
Ford's new Police Responder Hybrid is projected to deliver significant fuel-cost savings for police departments while maintaining rigorous-duty expectations.
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2018-12-27
Two new installments in the burgeoning SAE International Podcast Series cast a spotlight on additive manufacturing, which is fueling innovation, greater efficiencies, and the future of mobility engineering. Additive manufacturing continues to advance and transform mobility engineering, as aerospace and automotive firms increasingly adopt and invest in 3D printing technologies, which are becoming more capable and cost-effective.
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2018-11-27
In a major production milestone called “final body join,” Boeing teams connected the major fuselage sections of the first 777X long-range, wide-body airliner in the company’s factory in Everett, Washington.
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2018-12-07
Just down the road from SAE International’s headquarters in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, Mark Sokalski has been quietly working out how to maximize piston-driven engine efficiency – with an internal combustion engine mechanism that doesn’t follow the norm.
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2018-12-05
To provide efficient workforce coverage and lower airport operating costs, German air navigation provider DFS will shift all Saarbrücken, Erfurt, and Dresden air traffic operations to the DFS Remote Tower Control Center in Leipzig.
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2018-08-09
Together, the companies will develop customized lightweight material systems and advanced manufacturing processes, such as metal additive manufacturing – also known as 3D printing – to advance current and next-generation aerospace and defense solutions, including new structures and systems not currently in existence.
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2019-06-14
DIN-SAE Spec 91381 – the first collaboration between the two standards development organizations – was developed to establishes unambiguous terms and definitions as a reference for global communication and the development of additional standards.
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2019-06-14
Lockheed Martin Corporation has released the latest version of RELY3D, its advanced visualization and training tool for sensor system maintainers working on the Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopter.
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2019-06-03
To better engage with developers of autonomous vehicles (AVs), the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is looking to remove unnecessary regulation that could slow the testing and deployment of automated driving system (ADS) technology.
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2019-05-28
At the convergence of 3D-printing and lithium battery technology, Hong Kong researchers develop a promising textile-based, foldable battery that may find its way onto IoT-connected fabrics within automotive, aerospace, and medical industries.
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