Boeing suspends testing of long-haul 777X aircraft

[ad_1] Boeing’s 777X was originally scheduled to take off on its first flight this summer Boeing has suspended testing on its new long-haul 777X aircraft, the company said Friday, a setback that comes as it battles to rebound from the crisis surrounding the 737 MAX. The so-called “final load” tests are part of the aircraft […]

ONR tech makes sure aviators and aircraft are a perfect fit

[ad_1] Nick Sievert, a machine learning developer at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren, uses the computerized Anthropometric Measurement Device to measure a student naval aviator to gauge what type of aircraft cockpit will best accommodate the aviator’s body. The device, developed through support from the Office of Naval Research Global TechSolutions program, features enhanced optical […]

Air Force certifies first 3-D printed nonstructural aircraft parts

[ad_1] An aircraft part prints on the Stratasys F900 three-dimensional printer Aug. 15, 2019, at Travis Air Force Base, California. Travis AFB is the first field-unit location in the Air Force to have the Stratays F900 3-D industrial printer certified by the Federal Aviation Administration and Air Force Advanced Technology and Training Center for use […]