Military, Aerospace & Hi-Rel

July 2022
New Yorker Electronics Expands Ready-to-Ship Inventory of Vishay's MIL-PRF-55342 Thick and Thin Film Chip Resistor

New Yorker Electronics Expands Ready-to-Ship Inventory of Vishay’s MIL-PRF-55342 Thick and Thin Film Chip Resistors

­New Yorker Electronics, Co., Inc., announced the expansion of its ready-to-ship inventory of Vishay Dale (Military M/D55342) RCWPM thick film, and E/H thin film surface-mount resistor series.  The QPL MIL-PRF-55342 chips are widely specified for employment in the broadest range of miss
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Date:
07/28/2022
Virtual Reality Flight-Training Program at Embry-Riddle Set for Expansion

Dr. Ken Byrnes, Flight Department chair and assistant dean of the College of Aviation, Embry-Riddle

­As the flight-training industry increasingly moves toward virtual reality (VR) as one way to combat the looming pilot shortage, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will further expand its VR capabilities this fall — a move that will allow 100 additional students to advance through the program this ye
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Date:
07/28/2022
Ampaire Announces RED Aircraft GmbH as Reciprocating Engine Supplier for Hybrid-Electric Eco Caravan

Ampaire Announces RED Aircraft GmbH as Reciprocating Engine Supplier for Hybrid-Electric Eco Caravan

­Ampaire announced a key exclusive supplier for the hybrid-electric propulsion system it is developing for its Eco Caravan aircraft, an upgrade to the current Cessna Grand Caravan. Ampaire will use a RED Aircraft AO3 series compression ignition engine rated to 550 hp (405 kW) in an integrated parallel configuration. Th
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Date:
07/25/2022
100 V and 200 V Rad-Hard GaN Power Devices Increase Power Density for Demanding Space Applications

100 V and 200 V Rad-Hard GaN Power Devices Increase Power Density for Demanding Space Applications

­EPC Space announces the introduction of two new rad-hard GaN transistors with ultra-low on-resistance and extremely low gate charge for high power density solutions that are lower cost and more efficient than the nearest comparable radiation-hardened silicon MOSFET. These devices come packaged in hermetic pa
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Date:
07/19/2022
Sensata Technologies Develops Passive Inceptor for the Advanced Air Mobility Market

Sensata Technologies Develops Passive Inceptor for the Advanced Air Mobility Market

­Sensata Technologies announced it has developed a new fly-by-wire inceptor for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and has provided prototypes to several advanced air mobility manufacturers. A passive inceptor is a cockpit control device through which pilot inputs are collected
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Date:
07/18/2022
­12 Watt DC/DC Converters (SIP-8) for Industrial Applications

Traco Power’s TMR 12WI series

  The product offers a very high power density of 4.73W/cm³ in an ultra-compact SIP-8 metal package occupying only 2.0 cm² (0.3 square inch) of board space.   An excellent efficiency of up to 90% allows for an extended operating temperature range of –40° to +65°C without derating under
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Date:
07/04/2022