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 some of its most notable breakthroughs. From Charles Lindbergh’s first solo nonstop transatlantic flight, through World War II when the company abandoned commercial operations to focus on the defense effort, to the rapid growth of commercial air travel during the latter half of the twentieth century, Parker has been a leader in aerospace innovation. Today, the world's leading aircraft manufacturers choose Parker Aerospace as a technology partner, relying on our mastery of flight control, hydraulic, fuel, inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, pneumatic, and lubrication systems and components.
As we close the door on 2017, let's look back on the year and review how Parker Aerospace continued its trend of aviation innovation by delivering advancements in reliability, efficiency, safety, and customer satisfaction. Here, we've rounded up the top five most-read aerospace technology blogs of 2017.
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 performance initiatives that will drive the company toward zero defects and 100 percent on-time delivery to meet and exceed customer expectations. Read about the improvements in this blog.
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. Read how Parker Aerospace engineered the hydraulic control system on the ORACLE TEAM USA America's Cup racing yacht to perform under the harshest conditions.
Today’s sophisticated aerospace and defense electronic systems are driving significant increases in power densities, resulting in complex thermal management challenges. Whether you are a thermal design engineer looking for an efficient, dependable cooling solution to perform in the most extreme, mission-critical applications, or a program manager focusing on procuring a solution at the lowest risk and lowest cost, selecting the right thermal management system provider is critical to performance and safety. This blog offers important factors to consider when choosing a thermal management system partner.
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 for the Project Management Institute’s prestigious 2016 PMO of the Year Award. The PMO Award is an international competition honoring a program management office that has demonstrated superior organizational project management abilities by adding value to its organization through its support of successful strategic initiatives. Read how Parker Aerospace achieved such an honor.
In 2016, more than 3.5 billion passengers flew on airplanes. It was the second-safest year on record for air travel. Modern air travel that is reliable and safe is only possible through vigilant maintenance of the aircraft. Parker Aerospace launched a new initiative named Parker360 to provide world-class aerospace aftermarket services. Parker360 promises to help aircraft operators and owners to continuously maintain the health of their fleets globally. Read more about it in this blog.
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