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 November 1, 2019
For those who dream of engineering missions on alien planets, there
is no better teacher than experience. Parker Aerospace may not
engineer robots to load alien planet samples on rockets and...
On October 4, 2019
Since 1979, Parker Aerospace has supported AirVenture, the world’s
largest fly-in air show, previously known as the Oshkosh Air Show.
It’s now the “Woodstock” of the aviation industry, drawing...
On July 18, 2019
Celebrating 50 years since humankind’s lunar landing and our
significant role in that achievement On July 16, 1969, Apollo
11 launched and on July 20 was the first landing of humans on the
On July 12, 2019
Tubing, piping, and hose – and the fittings that connect them – are
the circulatory systems of today’s aircraft. Carrying high-pressure
hydraulic fluid to and through critical subsystems and...
On June 14, 2019
The evolution of fly-by-wire flight control actuation systems has
dramatically changed the way an aircraft performs many of its
functions. A pilot’s actions are now converted to electrical
On June 12, 2019
Commercial aircraft original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have
been building more-electric aircraft – or MEA – for over a decade.
MEA are aircraft that rely on electric power to...
On June 12, 2019
As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of innovative braking
products and systems, Parker Aerospace’s Aircraft Wheel & Brake
Division strives to keep its customers’ aircraft fleets operating
On June 12, 2019
Airframers and engine builders alike are increasingly using
composites to lower aircraft weight. It is no surprise, then, that
the Gas Turbine Fuel Systems Division (GTFSD) of Parker Aerospace
On June 11, 2019
Parker Aerospace is taking its industry-leading fluid atomization
technology, including best-in-class fuel nozzles, to the next level
through additive manufacturing (AM). Traditional techniques...
On June 6, 2019
Some are fond of saying that “it’s not the destination but the
journey that counts.” The Stratoflex Products Division (SPD) of
Parker Aerospace might argue that it is both. The division has
On June 5, 2019
Modern commercial aircraft rely on powerful turbofan engines to
provide the high thrust needed to get airborne and travel long
distances economically. Thrust is a result of the engine’s ability
On June 4, 2019
Additive manufacturing began making an impact in aerospace nearly
two decades ago. Its ability to save time and reduce costs in the
development cycle while enhancing a product’s quality and design
On May 31, 2019
As today’s aviation designers strive for greater aircraft fuel,
weight, and space efficiencies, scalable hydraulic powerpacks are
taking center stage as innovative and highly reliable solutions
On May 23, 2019
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
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