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Avionics OEMs Incorporating More Flight-Safety Solutions

Avionics upgrades and emerging technologies focus on improving situational awareness Paul Seidenman, David Spanovich | Mar 08, 2018

Whether applied to intercontinental commercial jets or owner-flown general aviation aircraft, the emerging generation of avionics is becoming more flight-safety focused.

“Any avionics product coming onto the market today has to address safety, which ranks just under functionality as the customer’s primary consideration,” notes Delmar Fadden, technical advisor at Sandel Avionics in Vista, California. “When you get a little deeper into the conversation with a customer, you begin to see that safety emerges as a definite part of system function.”

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Porsche and Bugatti turn to 3D printing for complex or rare parts

Additive manufacturing is starting to gain acceptance among automakers. JONATHAN M. GITLIN - 3/15/2018, 12:31 PM

The last time we looked at 3D printing in the automotive world, it was still a technique limited to startups like Divergent 3D or Local Motors. But in the last few months, there's been growing evidence that the big OEMs are waking up to the advantages of additive manufacturing. In recent weeks, we've seen Bugatti reveal that it has been 3D printing brake calipers out of titanium, followed soon after by news that Porsche has been using the technique to recreate out-of-stock parts for its classic cars.

Bugatti’s bespoke brakes

In Bugatti's case, the brand turned to 3D printing to see if it could cut some weight from the front brake calipers on the Chiron hypercar. For the production Chiron, the eight-piston calipers are made from forged aluminum alloy, resulting in a component that weighs 10.8lbs (4.9kg). By comparison, the printed version weighs just 6.4lbs (2.9kg) but manages to have a higher tensile strength. Bugatti turned to Laser Zentrum Nord in Hamburg, Germany for the project.

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5-Axis CNC Machining Centers Market -Growth Opportunities, Recent Trends, Forecast by Types and Application

5-Axis CNC Machining Centers Market research report delivers erudite market data on the market drivers, present as well as upcoming growth opportunities, segment wise and region wise challenges faced by 5-Axis CNC Machining Centers market, competitive scenario in the global market. 5-Axis CNC Machining Centers Market analyst segments the market to help the buyer to understand the present as well as future market size, situations in terms of growth rate and revenue.

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5-Axis CNC Machining Centers Market research report delivers erudite market data on the market drivers, present as well as upcoming growth opportunities, segment wise and region wise challenges faced by 5-Axis CNC Machining Centers market, competitive scenario in the global market. 5-Axis CNC Machining Centers Market analyst segments the market to help the buyer to understand the present as well as future market size, situations in terms of growth rate and revenue.

5-Axis CNC Machining Centers market report will be mainly useful for the research Institutes, manufactures, potential investors, key executive (CEO and COO) and strategy growth manager.

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Artificial Intelligence Quickly Entering Aerospace Manufacturing

More than 80% of leading executives in aerospace and defense companies expect to see artificial intelligence systems working alongside their human employees in just the next few years. Michael Bruno | Apr 02, 2018

More than 80% of leading executives in aerospace and defense companies expect to see artificial intelligence (AI) systems working alongside their human employees in just the next few years, according to the latest annual edition of Accenture’s Technology Vision report.

What is more, Accenture and some of its top-tier aerospace clients already are using AI systems in forecasting and other decision-making processes, freeing up labor to be re-tasked for other projects. The rate of adoption is catching even the consultants off guard.

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