Browsing: Opinion

Afsaneh Rabiei

Metal foam breakthrough

Development and testing of composite metal foam (CMF) has been taking place since 2003, but…

Matt Asper

Materials for de-icing

Matt Asper from the University of Virginia reveals how ground-based tests are helping to solve the challenge of ice-accretion at high altitudes 

aerospace blog

Highs and lows

Is it easier to test at high or low altitude? While high-altitude testing brings its own set of human challenges, flight in a low-level environment brings completely different conditions and difficulties

aerospace blog

Environmental testing: hot or cold?

The world of aerospace testing is no stranger to extreme conditions, but which end of the temperature envelope is the more challenging?