News - 18 Mar 2009
Scientists are developing a new technology for repairing aircraft by means of composite patches applied to both aluminium and to the new generation of compound materials aircraft. The goal of the...
News - 12 Nov 2008
The TECNALIA Technological Corporation is leading five projects within the VII Framework Programme with regard to the simulation of cement materials, nanomaterials for building safer aircraft,...
News - 30 Sep 2008
Noise from commercial and military jet aircraft causes environmental problems for communities near airports, obliging airplanes to follow often complex noise-abatement procedures on takeoff and...
News - 17 Aug 2008
The development of a transparent coating that causes water to bead up into drops and roll or bounce off a surface will help protect and sustain Air Force systems by preventing corrosion and reducing...
News - 22 Apr 2008
Unidym, Inc, a majority-owned subsidiary of Arrowhead Research Corporation, announced today the first flight of an aircraft incorporating Unidym's carbon nanotubes into its airframe for increased...
Article - 24 Aug 2020
AIM Altitude, Composites Evolution and Sheffield Hallam University have been working collaboratively to develop a new nanocomposite prepreg material for aircraft interiors.
Article - 15 Nov 2019
Aircraft are expected to function in incredibly harsh conditions, but these can be addressed with the use of specialist alloys and advanced materials.
News - 5 Nov 2007
Globally, aviation accounts for approximately 4 to 9 % of the climate change impact of human activity, and it is also the fastest growing source of greenhouse gas emissions. One technology that offers...
News - 31 Oct 2007
Researchers at Purdue University, working with the U.S. Air Force, have developed tiny wireless sensors resilient enough to survive the harsh conditions inside jet engines to detect when critical...
News - 28 Sep 2007
Adding even a small amount of carbon nanotubes can go a long way toward enhancing the strength, integrity, and safety of plastic materials widely used in engineering applications, according to a new...