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
On May 17, 2019
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
On April 18, 2019
EMI shielding gaskets such as conductive elastomer gaskets come in
many different materials and almost a limitless number of shapes
and sizes. They are most commonly made of a base material...
On April 18, 2019
2018 marked Parker's strongest year of financial performance in the
company's history (view Annual Report in "Related Posts" at the end
of the blog). Our focus on solving some of the world’s...
On January 15, 2019
In 2018 more than 4.3 billion passengers flew on airplanes, and
2017 was the safest year on record for air travel. Modern air
travel that is reliable and safe is only possible through...
On January 4, 2019
Since the largest fluid system in any aircraft is typically its
fuel system, then it stands to reason that the design of fuel pumps
needs to be continually evaluated and optimized....
On October 25, 2018
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
On September 21, 2018
Challenged by the industry to advance the fire protection of hoses
used in aircraft engine applications, engineers at the Parker
Aerospace Stratoflex Products Division have used standard,...
On July 11, 2018
As global air traffic continues to grow, the need for cleaner, more
efficient airplanes is rising right along with it. In an effort to
reduce the global impact of pollution attributable to aviation,...
On July 11, 2018
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
On July 10, 2018
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
On July 9, 2018
It’s well known that aerospace applications of all types – whether
for fuselage skin, structures, or systems and components – require
materials offering a combination of lightweight strength...
On July 6, 2018
Modern aviation owes much of its success to gas turbine engines
that convert fuel into massive thrust, enabling large passenger
aircraft to travel long distances at high speeds. Jet engines,
On July 5, 2018
For some customers, it's the ultimate white noise. For most,
however, the incessant droning experienced in an aircraft cabin is
not just annoying, it’s a potential health hazard. According
On June 29, 2018
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,
On April 27, 2018
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
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
On March 23, 2018
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
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 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
On January 10, 2018