Military Aircraft

Customizable Aircraft Fuel Pumps Reduce Cost and Boost Reliability

Parker Aerospace’s Fluid System Division has a long history of supplying fuel pumps to both the civilian and military aviation markets. Detailed analysis and testing, combined with extensive hours of...
On September 21, 2018

The History and Pedigree of Parker Aerospace Fluid Systems Division Fuel Pumps

For over 40 years, the Fluid Systems Division (FSD) of Parker Aerospace has been designing and building aircraft fuel boost and transfer pumps at its Elyria, Ohio, facility located just southwest of...
On July 9, 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

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

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

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

Interesting New Developments in Commercial Aerospace Gaskets

What are the premium requirements of gaskets for flange-to-flange aerospace assemblies such as antennas, access panels, radars and lighting? Electrical conductivity? EMI (electromagnetic interference)...
On April 27, 2017

AN 37° Flare vs Industrial 37° Flare Fittings: What's the Difference?

Over the years, we have received quite a few inquiries regarding "AN" fittings. AN (Air Force - Navy Aeronautical Standard) and AND (Air Force - Navy Aeronautical Design Standard) are standards used...
On April 19, 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

Catalytic Inerting Technology: Next Generation Fuel Tank Inerting Solution

Recently, Parker Aerospace and Phyre Technologies signed an exclusive license agreement to explore advancing Phyre’s patented catalytic inerting technology. Parker will bring its 50-plus years of fuel...
On July 11, 2016

Reduce Standard Groove Size with Parker Diamond Seals

Parker Diamond Seals are designed to be a compact, robust axial seal alternative to standard cross section seals. Their unique design allows for reduced compression forces, making them ideal...
On June 23, 2016

Aerospace Technologies and Key Markets

Systems strength. Component solutions. Parker Aerospace is a global leader of systems and components used on most commercial and military aircraft in production in the world today. Parker technology...
On May 11, 2016

Extended Aircraft Lifespans Require Unique Solutions

Aircraft lifespans are extending longer than originally planned, creating unique challenges for aircraft operators. Parker Aerospace has developed new solutions to improve aging aircraft...
On February 8, 2016

O-Ring Sealing for Maximum Service Life in Aggressive HTS Turbine Oils

Mil-PRF-23699 HTS (High Thermal Stability) turbine oils are industry standards for commercial and military aircraft applications. These synthetic oils are favored for their superior thermal and...
On June 2, 2015