Electromagnetism

August 24, 2012 - 10:05am
AxiomPresident

Aerospace and defense electronics suppliers in the U.S. are doing a better job of screening out counterfeit components coming mainly from China, and these gains will be reflected in more public cases of flagged parts, according to one electronics contract manufacturer. “You’re going to see incidences going up because we’re findng them,” said Robert Toppel, president of Axiom Electronics of Beaverton, Ore.

November 9, 2011 - 5:09am

Emteq recently introduced two new aircraft cabin power products. The IntelliOutlet simplifies installation without need for an external ground-fault interrupter box, relay and circuit breaker. The IntelliUSB is a convenient power charging port for portable electronic devices that use USB charging and has built-in circuitry for 28-volt DC power, eliminating the need for a converter.

October 10, 2011 - 3:00am
Daniels Manufacturing ratchet-controlled hand crimp tool

Daniels Manufacturing (Booth No. N2915), a manufacturer of tools for the high-reliability wire harness market, is introducing a new ratchet-controlled hand crimp tool at NBAA.

October 5, 2011 - 3:42pm

The FAA is proposing an airworthiness directive for the Bombardier CL-600-2B19 (CRJ) air-driven generator (ADG).

June 20, 2011 - 10:05pm

Eaton Aerospace (Hall 2B Stand D32) comes to Paris celebrating its centenary–100 years in which it has grown from a small axle business into a company with, among other things, one of the most impressive arrays of aerospace systems and components, and an annual turnover of $13.7 billion.

April 26, 2011 - 12:40pm

As part of its €1.6 billion ($2.2 billion) Clean Sky joint technology initiative, Europe is undertaking a number of projects toward the development of more-electric helicopters.

April 7, 2011 - 10:30am

A call for proposal released for Europe’s main aerospace research project, the €1.6 billion ($2.2 billion) Clean Sky joint technology initiative, has highlighted a strong focus on electric systems for helicopters.

October 13, 2010 - 7:58am

Avionic Instruments is at Booth No. 3417 with two of its newer electrical power ­generation, conversion and conditioning products.  Its 2-KVA static inverter is designed and qualified with current component ­technology and innovative thermal/mechanical techniques. The design provides overall device isolation, excellent overload and non-linear load handling capability.

August 26, 2010 - 12:41pm

The FAA issued a draft policy memorandum that would change circuit-breaker layouts in aircraft electrical systems, as well as how pilots deal with tripped ­circuit breakers. Comments are due by September 12. Principal changes would be for manufacturers to group and identify essential and non-essential circuit breakers in Part 23 aircraft and to publish flight manual guidance about when to reset circuit breakers.

August 17, 2010 - 12:06pm

The FAA has issued a draft policy memorandum that seeks to change attitudes about circuit breaker use in electrical systems and how pilots deal with popped circuit breakers. The policy would affect aircraft manufacturers and modification providers. Comments are due by September 12.

 
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