Aerospace

High School Students Shine Bright in Solar Car Challenge

This past summer the Parker-sponsored multidisciplinary Walnut Solar Car Team won top honors at the 2017 National Solar Car Challenge. Held at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, this...
On April 27, 2018

F-35 Lightning II Fuel and Inerting System Powered by Parker Aerospace

As the United States military embarked to build the second ever fifth-generation fighter aircraft, Parker Aerospace’s Fluid Systems Division (FSD) was selected in the mid-1990s to provide the...
On March 28, 2018

Evolution of Fuel Tank Inerting for the Aerospace Industry

Parker Aerospace’s Fluid Systems Division (FSD) has been a major supplier of aircraft fuel tank inerting systems and components since the 1960s. Fuel tank inerting systems create a non-combustible...
On March 23, 2018

New Milestone Reached for Aircraft Inerting Systems

In 2017, Parker Aerospace’s Fluid Systems Division (FSD) achieved a significant milestone with its industry-leading fuel tank inerting technology and systems capability. The division now has...
On March 15, 2018

Aerospace Blogs of 2017 Focus on Reliability, Safety, and Customer Satisfaction

Over the last one hundred years, Parker Hannifin has been at the forefront of technology innovation. In 2017, Parker celebrated its centennial, and the advances made in aviation stand out among...
On January 27, 2018

Aircraft Lightning Protection Rises to New Heights

Aircraft lightning strikes occur more frequently than you might think. It’s estimated that on average, commercial aircraft lightning strikes occur every 1,000 hours of flight time. When a strike...
On January 10, 2018

Top 9 Parker Blogs of 2017

2017 marked Parker Hannifin's Centennial year in business. It all started back in March of 1917, in a machine shop which built pneumatic brake systems for trucks, trains, buses and...
On January 9, 2018

Innovation Takes Center Stage in 2017 Best Mousetrap Competition

Each summer, Parker engineering and business development experts from around the world gather at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio to showcase their group’s portfolio of innovative new...
On December 16, 2017

Career Paths Reflect Parker’s Agility

Being in direct contact with customers had become David's ambition as he gained experience in technical areas. But then the question arose as to how to make that career change without putting at risk...
On September 21, 2017

Selecting a Thermal Management System Supplier for Aerospace and Defense Applications

Today’s sophisticated aerospace and defense electronic systems are driving significant increases in power densities, resulting in complex thermal management challenges. Advances in...
On August 29, 2017

Keeping Aircraft Fleets Healthy Around the Clock and Around the Globe

In 2016 more than 3.5 billion passengers flew on airplanes, and 2016 was the second-safest year on record for air travel. Modern air travel that is reliable and safe is only possible through vigilant...
On June 19, 2017

China Joint Ventures Respond to Current and Future Growth Needs in the Asia-Pacific Region

As the Asia-Pacific aviation market continues expanding, Parker Aerospace’s two joint ventures in China have enabled Parker to grow and support a wide range of aircraft platforms throughout...
On June 16, 2017

Aerospace Technology Powers ORACLE TEAM USA in the 35th America's Cup

In the 35th America’s Cup, ORACLE TEAM USA will compete in the AC50 race yacht, powered by the Parker Hannifin control system. As the world leader in motion and control, Parker has combined...
On June 16, 2017

Innovations Drive Weight and Emission Reductions for Aircraft Engines

Engine makers face ongoing challenges in the areas of noise, fuel burn, and emissions. That’s why Parker Aerospace’s recent innovations in the areas of lubrication, combustion, and thermal management...
On June 14, 2017

Operational Initiatives Target Zero Defects and On-Time Delivery

Parker Aerospace is dedicated to continual improvement to assure even greater customer satisfaction and operational excellence. To do this, Parker Aerospace recently unveiled quality and...
On June 13, 2017

ORACLE TEAM USA Puts Hydraulic Control System to the Ultimate Test

In competition, sometimes in order to find the edge of the performance envelope, you have to come right up to it or even over it. That’s what happened to ORACLE TEAM USA during a recent America’s Cup...
On June 8, 2017

Chomerics Division Honored with Boeing Award

We’re thrilled to announce that Parker Hannifin Chomerics Division was presented with Boeing’s Advocacy Award at the 2016 Boeing Supplier of the Year Awards. Accepting the award were Scott Gunderson,...
On May 12, 2017

Aerospace Technology Takes America's Cup Racing Team to New Heights

As an official innovation partner for ORACLE TEAM USA, Parker Hannifin is applying its decades of experience in aircraft engineering and motion control to design, manufacture, and implement the...
On March 17, 2017

Parker Aerospace Honored as a Finalist for the 2016 PMO of the Year Award

The Parker Aerospace Group’s firm commitment to program management excellence was validated when its Program Management Office (PMO) team was honored as one of three finalists out of 35 entries...
On March 10, 2017

High Performance Seals for Extreme Aerospace Environments

Today’s sealing challenges demand innovative solutions, and nobody knows innovation better than Parker. That’s why Parker develops and manufactures engineered sealing solutions –...
On July 11, 2016