Purchasing is hard, memory alloys, freight costs, & autonomous tech - Skylink Brief for 11/03/2017

 Dr. Othmane Benafan, co-principle investigator for the Spanwise Adaptive Wing (SAW) project, inspects a model of the shape memory alloy actuator and the outer wing section from an F/A-18 research plane. (Source: NASA)

Dr. Othmane Benafan, co-principle investigator for the Spanwise Adaptive Wing (SAW) project, inspects a model of the shape memory alloy actuator and the outer wing section from an F/A-18 research plane. (Source: NASA)

Here are the notes from the Skylink TV Weekly Brief broadcast for 11/03/17. (You can watch this on our Skylink TV).

The goal of these posts and the videos is to give you insight on the top tips, tricks, and trends that will impact your aircraft maintenance and material life. The stories here are here to help you look for ways to adjust your operation accordingly. If you're ever stuck, get in touch with us. 

Tips, Tricks & Trends Shared

You may hear how hard it is for salespeople, but it's harder to buy. From dealing with self-interested quota-carrying salespeople, sourcing complex material, resolving problems, the burdens are large. 

Packaging plays a crucial role in how we all transport aircraft material. Ensuring you and your supply chain partners are packaging with smart intentions will save you thousands of dollars. 

The future of aircraft wings will reside with shape memory alloys. All future aircraft systems will be impacted me this chemistry. 

"Near Earth Autonomy could help Boeing address two of the key technical barriers: avoiding collisions and finding a safe place to land without a human pilot aboard."

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