aircraft/aviation maintenance

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November 19, 2018 | Source: TCT Magazine, tctmagazine.com, Sam Davies, 14 June 2018
Work has begun on a $1.4 million project under the Maturation of Advanced Manufacturing for Low-Cost Sustainment (MAMLS) program funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL...
The Heat Is Off:  Advanced Resins Are Revolutionizing the Way We Repair Aircraft
Aircraft design has progressed rapidly over the last 110 years. The simple wooden planes that were used mostly as scouts in World War I gave way to the riveted metal bombers and...
Oct 4 2018 - 12:00am | Source: SOFWERX
On 04-05 October, SOFWERX in collaboration with PEO-RW, US Army Special Operations Aviation Command’s (USASOAC’s), Aviation Maintenance Support Office (AMSO), and the 160th...
April 23, 2018 | Source: Defense Visual Information Distribution Service, dvidshub.net, 20 Mar 2018, Marisa Novobilski
As next-generation material development drives advances in Air Force technology, understanding the ability of new materials to perform in the operational environment is paramount...
March 24, 2018 | Source: Naval Air Systems Command, navair.navy.mil, 1 March 2017
Military pilots have to stay cool under pressure, and the first 3D-printed component at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast will help them stay that way. The forearm-length piece of...
January 1, 2018 | Source: U.S. Army, www.army.mil, 13 Oct 2017, Army Public Affairs
A team sustainment effort focused on Hexavalent Chrome primer replacement has won AMCOM G-4 an environmental team award from its senior command. For this award, the AMCOM G-4...
December 18, 2017 | Source: The Financial Times, ft.com, 17 Oct 2017, Robert Wright
Jet engines in passenger and freight planes may seem the antithesis of the digital economy. Complex and costly, they are powered by old-fashioned polluting fuels: high-octane...
December 4, 2017 | Source: U.S. Army, army.mil, 16 November 2017, T'Jae Ellis
For the first time ever, a team of researchers successfully developed and tested networked acoustic emission sensors that can detect airframe damage on conceptual composite UH-60...
June 19, 2017 | Source: NAVAIR News, navair.navy.mil, 24 Mar 2017, FRCSE Public Affairs
An aircraft lifting pin will be the first piece of equipment deployed by the Navy with a new zinc-nickel plating process designed by chemists and engineers at Fleet Readiness...
May 22, 2017 | Source: Naval Aviation News, navalaviationnews.navylive.dodlive.mil, 14 Mar 2017, Rita Boland
A new method of patching metal components with a cold spray process called Kinetic Metallization is saving the Naval Aviation Enterprise time and money in repairing aircraft...