VR Simulators – The Future of Pilot Training?

VR Simulators – The Future of Pilot Training?

There is no doubt that flight simulators have been a useful tool for pilots who need to learn how to fly. There are many reasons why virtual reality (VR) is the next great technological breakthrough gaining acceptance as the new way to train...
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Can Robots Help With Predictive Maintenance?

Can Robots Help With Predictive Maintenance?

OEM platforms like Airbus’s Skywise analyze massive volumes of data and then engineers manually write predictive algorithms, the Lisa exec explains. For the airline demonstration Lisa applied its robotic approach to heating, ventilation and air-conditioning...
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A Better Tool For 3D Metal Repair

A Better Tool For 3D Metal Repair

Called LENS, the Optomex plugin’s control moves a part seamlessly beneath the laser deposition head, making overhangs obsolete, eliminating the need for support structures and minimizing material removal post processing, cutting build time and saving costs. ...
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Augmented Reality’s MRO Future is Mobile

Augmented Reality’s MRO Future is Mobile

Interest in augmented reality (AR) from the aviation MRO segment has been growing in recent years, with the likes of AFI KLM E&M exploring the technology as a means of technician training while OEMs such as Boeing, Airbus and Honeywell have...
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To Redefine Aerospace We Must Reimagine Aftermarket MRO

To Redefine Aerospace We Must Reimagine Aftermarket MRO

Aviation aftermarket MRO is a value-added service that accompanies the delivery of new aircraft. Industry suppliers must do more to deliver an aftermarket digital ecosystem that decreases inefficiency and improves the customer experience. The solution is an af...
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A hierarchical metamodeling approach for airline costs

A hierarchical metamodeling approach for airline costs

Starting from these premises, the paper focuses on the phases characterizing the metal additive manufacturing process, in which a component for the aircraft industry can be produced and proposes a digital twin for additive manufacturing in the aircraft industr...
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Building a digital twin for additive manufacturing through the exploitation of blockchain: A case analysis of the aircraft industry

Building a digital twin for additive manufacturing through the exploitation of blockchain: A case analysis of the aircraft industry

Starting from these premises, the paper focuses on the phases characterizing the metal additive manufacturing process, in which a component for the aircraft industry can be produced and proposes a digital twin for additive manufacturing in the aircraft industr...
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What’s So New About Digital Twinning?

What’s So New About Digital Twinning?

Digital twins are improving predictive maintenance capabilities, but more data inputs are needed to make the process more robust. When the Internet of Things became trendy several years ago, one way to grasp it was to realize it was basically...
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Gogo Announces Plan To Build 5G Network for Aviation

Gogo Announces Plan To Build 5G Network for Aviation

Inflight connectivity provider Gogo will build a 5G cellular network for aviation, with a plan to begin offering the broadband service in 2021. “Gogo 5G is the next step in our technology evolution and is expected to deliver an unparalleled...
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Digital Tools Crucial To Modern Logistics

Digital Tools Crucial To Modern Logistics

This view is shared by a pure logistics provider, an asset manager that incorporates logistics in its services and a global transportation company that needs logistics for its own aircraft and manages logistics for other carriers. Forecasting part demand accur...
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