Airframer GE selected to produce and certificate Falcon 10X electricals

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Thursday, 29 July 2021

Aerodynamic limits
NASA joins the push to test blown-lift technology
Glimpse of the future
UEC reveals mock-up of first hybrid aircraft engine
Size of a beer keg
Hybrid power system arrives for testing in Bristol
Material gains
Markforged launches traceable composite materials
Saab delivers
Red Hawk's aft airframe arrives in St Louis

Red Hawk's aft airframe arrives in St Louis

Saab's airframe section will complete the test aircraft for the EMD's flight test program. Including hydraulics, fuel and secondary power, it forms the centre structure from behind the cockpit to the end of the aircraft.
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Fastems Group
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EPIC electric
GE selected to produce and certificate Falcon 10X electricals

GE selected to produce and certificate Falcon 10X electricals

The primary and secondary power distribution system on Dassault's Falcon 10X is a next generation design providing significant weight savings over conventional architecture with equipment reduction.
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IHS ESDU
Aerodynamic limits
NASA joins the push to test blown-lift technology

NASA joins the push to test blown-lift technology

Current computational methods can predict some limited blown lift flow fields in three dimensions, but NASA's involvement will enable the fast, trusted, low-order methods needed to rapidly evaluate design choices.
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S. Himmelstein and Co.
Glimpse of the future
UEC reveals mock-up of first hybrid aircraft engine

UEC reveals mock-up of first hybrid aircraft engine

The advantages of a hybrid power plant include increased fuel efficiency and flight safety, reduced emissions, increased thrust-to-weight ratio, as well as increased service life and reliability.
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Liquid Measurement Systems - LMS
Size of a beer keg
Hybrid power system arrives for testing in Bristol

Hybrid power system arrives for testing in Bristol

Rolls-Royce has already tested the AE2100 engine element, specialist controls and thermal management system at Testbed 108. Now the PGS1 hybrid-electric system will come under scrutiny there.
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AC Products, Inc.
Material gains
Markforged launches traceable composite materials

Markforged launches traceable composite materials

Onyx FR-A and Carbon Fiber FR-A materials are designed to meet flame, smoke and toxicity requirements for many parts in aircraft interiors, come with traceability, and adhere to specifications approved by NCAMP.
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Quintus Technologies