Aerospace

Isolating and Dissipating the Impact of Lightning Strikes on Composite Wings

Parker Aerospace’s Fluid Systems Division has developed critical fuel-vent and line static dissipating tubes in collaboration with OEM customers to safeguard today’s modern composite aircraft from the...
On November 1, 2019

6 Benefits of Overmolded Covers for Aerospace and Defense Applications

It's no surprise that electronic enclosures and housings in aerospace and defense applications are built to meet the most stringent of military standards. These include but are not limited to...
On October 10, 2019

Parker Supports STEM Challenge Mission to an Alien Planet with FIRST Robotics

For those who dream of engineering missions on alien planets, there is no better teacher than experience. Parker Aerospace may not engineer robots to load alien planet samples on rockets and...
On October 4, 2019

Fluid Systems Division Emphasizes Community Service

Parker’s Fluid Systems Division (FSD) headquartered in Irvine, California, is focused on community service to transform its culture and provide more comprehensive support to charitable organizations....
On August 27, 2019

Parker Supports KidVenture at AirVenture - The Spirit of Aviation

Since 1979, Parker Aerospace has supported AirVenture, the world’s largest fly-in air show, previously known as the Oshkosh Air Show. It’s now the “Woodstock” of the aviation industry, drawing...
On July 18, 2019

Parker’s Support of the Apollo Lunar Missions

Celebrating 50 years since humankind’s lunar landing and our significant role in that achievement  On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 launched and on July 20 was the first landing of humans on the lunar...
On July 12, 2019

New Fittings Simplify & Verify Hydraulic System Connections

Tubing, piping, and hose – and the fittings that connect them – are the circulatory systems of today’s aircraft. Carrying high-pressure hydraulic fluid to and through critical subsystems and...
On June 14, 2019

Aircraft Fly-by-Wire Flight Control Actuation Systems

The evolution of fly-by-wire flight control actuation systems has dramatically changed the way an aircraft performs many of its functions. A pilot’s actions are now converted to electrical signals...
On June 12, 2019

Electric Motor-Driven Smart Pumps Support More-Electric Aircraft

Commercial aircraft original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have been building more-electric aircraft – or MEA – for over a decade. MEA are aircraft that rely on electric power to...
On June 12, 2019

Partnership with Piaggio Results in Reduced Maintenance Costs

As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of innovative braking products and systems, Parker Aerospace’s Aircraft Wheel & Brake Division strives to keep its customers’ aircraft fleets operating as...
On June 12, 2019

New Composite Engine Reservoirs Save Weight and Lower Emissions

Airframers and engine builders alike are increasingly using composites to lower aircraft weight. It is no surprise, then, that the Gas Turbine Fuel Systems Division (GTFSD) of Parker Aerospace is also...
On June 11, 2019

Innovative Rod Seals Enhance Performance of Actuators in Aviation

Hydraulic sealing systems used in aviation technology applications are exposed to particularly challenging ambient influences such as extreme temperature fluctuations and aggressive pressure...
On June 7, 2019

Additive Manufacturing and Engineering Solve Aerospace Challenges

Parker Aerospace is taking its industry-leading fluid atomization technology, including best-in-class fuel nozzles, to the next level through additive manufacturing (AM). Traditional techniques...
On June 6, 2019

How Parker Stratoflex Is Zeroing in to Zero out Defects

Some are fond of saying that “it’s not the destination but the journey that counts.” The Stratoflex Products Division (SPD) of Parker Aerospace might argue that it is both. The division has spent the...
On June 5, 2019

Optical-Based System Advances Aircraft Engine Pressure Monitoring

Modern commercial aircraft rely on powerful turbofan engines to provide the high thrust needed to get airborne and travel long distances economically. Thrust is a result of the engine’s ability to...
On June 4, 2019

Additive Manufacturing Adds Value for Aerospace Fluid Conveyance

Additive manufacturing began making an impact in aerospace nearly two decades ago. Its ability to save time and reduce costs in the development cycle while enhancing a product’s quality and design has...
On May 31, 2019

Hydraulic Powerpacks Offer Size and Weight Advantages for Aircraft OEMs

As today’s aviation designers strive for greater aircraft fuel, weight, and space efficiencies, scalable hydraulic powerpacks are taking center stage as innovative and highly reliable solutions that...
On May 23, 2019

Aerospace EPDM Meets NAS1613 Revision 2 and 6, Is There a Difference?

Perhaps you know Parker’s newest aerospace focused EPDM material is EM163-80. Featuring breakthrough low temperature functionality, resistance to all commercially available phosphate ester fluids, and...
On May 20, 2019

5,000-psi High-Pressure Hydraulic Systems Reduce Aircraft Weight

As the commercial airline industry continues to meet the demands for expected increased air traffic over the next two decades, fundamental advances are being made to reduce operating costs and gas...
On May 17, 2019

Eighty Years of Innovation at Parker Aircraft Wheel & Brake

Parker’s Aircraft Wheel & Brake Division (AWBD) – with its Cleveland Wheels & Brakes product line – has been an industry leader in the design, manufacture, and support of superior braking systems...
On April 18, 2019