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Aerospace Engineering 2001-12-01

  • Magazine Issue
Published December 01, 2001 by SAE International in United States
  • English
  • A new role for flight testing
    Airbus Industries has expanded its flight-testing activities to support the company's Maturity Program and achieve 98.5% operational reliability for aircraft entering service.
  • Take your seats, please
    Business aircrafts seat designers from B/E Aerospace continues to search for a balance between greater functionality, low cost, light weight, and increased comfort and safety.
  • Aerospace ergonomics
    Eclipse engineers employ 3-D digital human modeling techniques to ensure an ergonomically efficient cockpit for the Eclipse 500 jet.
  • Real-time aero model identification
    National Research Council Canada describes its long-term program to speed up data analysis during aircraft flight testing.
  • Top technologies for 2001
    Every month, "Aerospace Engineering" publishes the latest technologies. The "Aerospace Engineering" editors have reviewed thousands of reader responses submitted during the past year and, based on your feedback, have chosen the top technologies. Of the winners, the "best of the best" are presented here followed by a list of the runners-up. For full coverage of the Top 15 technologies for 2001, visit