Baron NDT Granted FAA Repair Station Certification

Baron NDT, announced it has been granted an Air Agency Certificate by the FAA effective since May 23, 2019. From a simple magnetic particle inspection to an advanced phased array or thermography inspection, Baron NDT touts it has the capabilities and the knowledge to meet their clients requirements and specifications. The company says their highly…


aPriori’s Fusion 360 Gets Boost with a New Manufacturing Extension and Cost Insights for Generative Design

aPriori announced a new partnership with Autodesk of San Rafael, Calif. The focus of this collaboration will be on the integration of aPriori’s Cost Insight Engine into the Autodesk Fusion 360 generative design workspace. For the first time, aPriori says, Fusion 360 customers will be able to generate a manufacturing cost estimate for each design…


Kaman Measuring Announces Extreme Environment Displacement Sensors and Systems for High Pressure, Low Temperature, and High Temperature Applications

The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products announced the availability of their extreme environment high-precision displacement sensors and systems. With rugged all-welded and hermetic construction, the sensors and systems are for rocket and turbine engine validation testing. They are also an excellent choice for other applications that require high accuracy, high reliability, and structural integrity,…


Kaman Measuring Highlights KD-5100 Differential Measurement System

The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products is highlighting the availability of its KD-5100 differential measurement system, which provides resolution to a nanometer of positional change. With its proven stable design, extremely small size, and low power consumption, the KD-5100 is ideal for night vision systems, precision telescope positioning, fast steering mirrors (FSM) for space-based…


AeroTEC Conducts First UAS Part 77 Survey of Washington State Airports for WSDOT

AeroTEC, a Seattle-based provider of aerospace testing, engineering, and certification services, announced today the successful completion of proof-of-concept UAS surveys at two Washington state airports in collaboration with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation Division. The aerial surveys, which took place at Sunnyside Municipal Airport (1S5) and Prosser Airport (S40), were designed to…


Park Electrochemical Announces Peake Chosen as VP of Technology

Park Electrochemical Corp. announced the appointment of Steven L. Peake as vice president of Technology. Peake will report to Mark A. Esquivel, Park’s executive vice president and COO. Peake previously held various senior technical, product development and technical marketing positions at Park between 2001 and 2010. Prior to rejoining Park, he was director of Research…


CFMS Appoints Iain Gray as New Chairman

The Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS), an independent, not-for-profit specialist in digital engineering capability, has announced the appointment of Professor Iain Gray as Chairman, with a remit to help drive the company’s commitment to advancing high value design (HVD) in the UK.  Gray, former chief executive of Innovate UK, will work closely with the…


Exact Metrology Offers Airfoil Scanning Tips

Exact Metrology, a supplier of 3D laser and CT scanning equipment and services has suggestions for the steps to a successful airfoil evaluation.   The scan can occur at the customer’s facility or at Exact Metrology’s. In many cases, it is most cost effective for the digitizing or scanning to take place at the Exact facility….


Volume Graphics Releases New Generation of CT Software Solutions

Volume Graphics has announced the latest generation of its software solutions for non-destructive quality assurance with industrial computed tomography (CT): Version 3.3 of VGSTUDIO MAX, VGSTUDIO, VGMETROLOGY, and VGinLINE. Volume Graphics’ VGSTUDIO MAX software is used for the analysis and visualization of industrial computed tomography (CT) data and covers all requirements related to metrology, defect…


TESTIA Launches the New Smart UE1

TESTIA’s All-in-One Promises Faster Aircraft Inspections TESTIA, an Airbus Company, recently launched their new Smart UE1 NDT inspection device. TESTIA is calling the new version of its Smart UE1, the Swiss Army Knife of inspection devices. The device is wireless, light-weight (2kg) and offers both Ultrasonic testing and Eddy Current testing capabilities. This allows NDT…


Astronics Announces Acquisition of Freedom Communication Technologies

Astronics Corporation, a provider of advanced technologies for global aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries, announced that it has acquired Freedom Communication Technologies, Inc. (FCT) a developer and manufacturer of communication test equipment for the land-based mobile radio test market providing innovative solutions to Long-Term Evolution (LTE) high-speed wireless communications customers globally. Astronics has…