Advanced materials for manufacturability
The big three- aluminum, titanium, and composites- duke it out in
Automation makes big advances
Aircraft manufacturers continue to adopt new technologies that
improve efficiency, speed up production, and reduce worker
Electric braking debuts in military and commercial
SAE 100 Future look: Goodrich led the development of
electromechanical aircraft braking with a highly focused team of
experts from three divisions within the company, each working in
their own fields of expertise: braking performance, electronic
controls, and electromechanical acutators (EAs).
Looking into the future with NDT
SAE 100 Future look: The need for systemized inspection inthe
aircraft industry did not arise until the dramatic increase in air
travel that took place in the late 1940s.
SAE 100 Future look: Today's combat aircraft commonly use
electronic warfare (EW) receivers and jammers for self
The future of aerospace data
SAE 100 Future look: The aerospace industry is often under pressure
to reduce costs while increasing aircraft capability and
Trends in landing gear material
SAE 100 Future look: Messier-Dowty is actively pursuing new
opportunities to optimize landing gear technology, notably through
the application of new materials.
The changing face of aerospace and avionics parts
SAE 100 Future look: There is a quiet revolution taking palce in
the world of global aerospace and avionics parts sourcing, and it
is making all the difference when it comes to fast, efficient
searching for technical suppliers, parts and services.