Aerospace Engineering 2001-05-01

Aerospace Engineering 2001-05-01
    • Wanted: aerospace engineers
      There are many different viewpoints on the state of engineering employment in the aerospace industry. "Aerospace Engineering" editors spoke with airframers, suppliers, and academics to get their perspectives on recruiting and retaining engineering talent.
    • Understanding the shape-variable fowler flap
      DaimlerChrysler Aerospace and the German Aerospace Center have begun studying the concept of a shape-variable fowler flap for an Airbus transport aircraft such as the A340.
    • Thin-film coatings technology
      NIST's Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory continues its research to gain better understanding of the mechanical properties of thin-film aerospace applications.
    • Managing knowledge
      SDRC provides a customized product knowledge management solution for the aerospace industry.