Aerospace
Advanced Air Mobility Market Outlook Charged with Opportunity
For decades, futurists have been dreaming of “flying cars” that are easier and nimbler to operate than a helicopter and accessible to everyone. Today, many aerospace technologies are coming...
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Solid-State Power Controller Empowers Future Aircraft
The future of air travel is evolving beyond fossil fuels with hybrid electric and all-electric aircraft leading the way. The growing need for low emissions and carbon neutrality has created a new...
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Exotic Metals Aircraft Services Provides Support Across all Aerospace
When people think of the Exotic Metals Forming Division, a division of Parker Aerospace, most think of manufacturing new parts for commercial and military aircraft programs. Many don’t know...
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Elevating Flight With Decades-Strong Aerial Refueling Solutions
With an increased focus on strengthening United States military capabilities for the 21st century, Parker Aerospace takes pride in having a long history supporting the country’s defense...
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Engineering Philosophy + Manufacturing Technology = Success
Exotic Metals Forming Division began in 1963 with the creation of titanium sheet metal flanges. Today, the organization continues to be a leader in the forming of specialty metals in the...
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Reducing Lead Times by Half Earns Praise from Customer GA-ASI
What do you do when your production and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) teams are faced with unscheduled demand for new equipment and overhaul/repair services from a customer supporting the...
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Inspiring Women from Parker's Exotic Metals Forming Division
Women have been a part of the Exotic Metals Forming Division from the inception of the organization. In the company’s 50+ year history, women have and continue to serve in manufacturing, engineering,...
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eVTOL Aircraft Require Comprehensive System-Level Thermal Management
There is growing, perhaps booming, commercial investment in electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicles that will serve the new urban air mobility (UAM) aerospace market. Upstart and...
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Grease Selection for Aviation Wheels and Brakes
There are many types of bearing greases for aviation wheel assemblies. Here, we will examine the four main types of bearing grease used by Parker's Aircraft Wheel & Brake Division, an industry leader...
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The Extraordinary History of Parker’s Exotic Metals Forming Division
Exotic Metals Forming founder, Don Lindsey, had overheard a conversation in the Boeing lobby regarding the failure of titanium sheet metal flanges on the 727 aircraft. Being the consummate salesman,...
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Eliminate Maintenance Concerns on Gas Turbine Fuel Control Valve
Aerospace technology has been applied to demanding industrial applications in order to gain performance improvement, increased efficiency, and longer life. Parker's technology innovation...
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Parker Aerospace & American Magic on Course to Compete for the 36th America’s Cup
The America’s Cup is the oldest trophy in international sports and the highest prize in sailing. Although it has a colorful history dating to 1851, America’s Cup wind-powered racing yachts...
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Continuous Improvement Earns Aerospace Top Scores for Customer Service
For over a century Parker Aerospace has been an aerospace industry leader both as an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and provider of aftermarket repair, maintenance, and overhaul (MRO) services....
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Catalytic Fuel Tank Inerting: Removing the Need for Engine Bleed Air
In the last decade, fuel tank inerting systems have transcended from a niche market of military aircraft into wide scale proliferation on commercial airliners. In fact, almost all commercial airliners...
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Thermal Management Is the Heart and Veins for Urban Air Mobility
Designing new products, and new categories of products, often involve solving problems that have not previously been confronted. Sometimes, we don’t know what we don’t know. So, it’s important to work...
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Factory of the Future Emerging Today at Parker Aerospace
As advanced manufacturing factories gain importance, manufacturers must prioritize what benefits and supporting programs will prepare their factories to best meet the evolving needs of their...
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Composite Materials Are Increasing the Need for Lightning-Protection Equipment
The use of composite materials for aircraft wing structures is steadily increasing. Lightweight and strong, they reduce weight, increase fuel efficiency, and are easy to shape, assemble and repair....
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Giving Back to the Community During the Holidays Across Parker Aerospace
Parker Hannifin believes that creating a better tomorrow for everyone begins with a commitment to positively impacting the lives of our team members and the communities we call home. Our culture is...
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Parker Employees Volunteer to Support Local Social Causes
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) means different things to different people. For some, it means improving the communities in which they live or helping feed people in need of assistance....
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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...
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