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Innovative Aerospace Technologies Go Mainstream in 2018

As we look over the technology landscape, several innovative technologies are moving from concept into production as new aircraft and engine programs reach the market.  Let’s take a look at those that will soon explode in volume and provide intriguing opportunities as...

GE’s additive journey

Near the year end, we had an opportunity to visit GE Aviation’s Additive Technology Center in Cincinnati. It was an eye-opening experience. The progress the company has made in developing this technology is remarkable. The visit left us in no doubt that GE will deploy...

GE Advancing Well With Ceramic Matrix Composites Testing

Ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) are being introduced into aircraft engines because of their ability to resist heat, as well as their ability to resist dust and debris in difficult environments, such as those in the Middle East. Although CMCs have been utilized on...

Premium #238 – How Will Aviation Keep Up with Technological Change?

Let’s take a look at what flying could be like 20 years from now.  Will the airport, aircraft, systems, and infrastructure be ready for an improved experience? It is 20 years from now.  What might the travel experience be? You no longer own a car, as Uber-Hertz will...

Premium #226 – Farnborough 2016 Was Far from Boring – If you Knew Where to Look

We’ve seen some reports that the 2016 Farnborough Airshow was disappointing, with the fewest new aircraft orders in...

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