Aerospace

Next-Generation High-Temperature Flexible Hose Offers Unprecedented Reliability

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

Maintaining Turbine Clearance Control of Aircraft Gas Turbines

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

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...
On July 10, 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

Making Light Work of High-Pressure Aerospace Fluid Conveyance Applications

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

New Optical-Based System Will Transform Aircraft Fuel Measurement

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, however,...
On July 5, 2018

Quiet Aircraft Initiative is Turning Down the Cabin Volume

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 to a...
On June 29, 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

New Milestone Reached for Aircraft Inerting Systems

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

Aerospace Blogs of 2017 Focus on Reliability, Safety, and Customer Satisfaction

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 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

Keeping Aircraft Fleets Healthy Around the Clock and Around the Globe

In 2016 more than 3.5 billion passengers flew on airplanes, and 2016 was the second-safest year on record for air travel. Modern air travel that is reliable and safe is only possible through vigilant...
On June 19, 2017

China Joint Ventures Respond to Current and Future Growth Needs in the Asia-Pacific Region

As the Asia-Pacific aviation market continues expanding, Parker Aerospace’s two joint ventures in China have enabled Parker to grow and support a wide range of aircraft platforms throughout...
On June 16, 2017

Aerospace Technology Powers ORACLE TEAM USA in the 35th America's Cup

In the 35th America’s Cup, ORACLE TEAM USA will compete in the AC50 race yacht, powered by the Parker Hannifin control system. As the world leader in motion and control, Parker has combined...
On June 16, 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

Operational Initiatives Target Zero Defects and On-Time Delivery

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...
On June 13, 2017

ORACLE TEAM USA Puts Hydraulic Control System to the Ultimate Test

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. That’s what happened to ORACLE TEAM USA during a recent America’s Cup...
On June 8, 2017

Aerospace Technology Takes America's Cup Racing Team to New Heights

As an official innovation partner for ORACLE TEAM USA, Parker Hannifin is applying its decades of experience in aircraft engineering and motion control to design, manufacture, and implement the...
On March 17, 2017