Advanced avionics, aerospace electronics drive need for testing modernization, webcast discusses Tuesday

WEBCAST. A free webcast explores the challenges inherent in effectively and efficiently testing modern aerospace systems – including increasingly complex, feature-rich cockpit avionics and myriad electronics – as well as discusses current test trends and test equipment. The Lockheed Martin F-35 fifth-generation military combat aircraft, for example, prompted the need for updating test equipment and practices.

Advanced avionics, aerospace electronics drive need for testing modernization, webcast discusses Tuesday
Advanced avionics, aerospace electronics drive need for testing modernization, webcast discusses Tuesday

WEBCAST. A free webcast explores the challenges inherent in effectively and efficiently testing modern aerospace systems – including increasingly complex, feature-rich cockpit avionics and myriad electronics – as well as discusses current test trends and test equipment. The Lockheed Martin F-35 fifth-generation military combat aircraft, for example, prompted the need for updating test equipment and practices.

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Innovation in aerospace and defense technologies happens at an exponential pace, as does innovation in the test and measurement space, says Jeremy Haynes, electronic warfare business lead at Keysight Technologies Inc. in Denver, Colo. “While companies are focused on developing the next generation of military [and aerospace] electronics, they must ensure their effectiveness prior to being used in an operational setting,” driving demand for test equipment.

“Having innovative test and measurement solutions can allow an engineer to identify and fix problems early in the development of a new technology. Oftentimes waiting until the end of the product lifecycle can prove to be cost prohibitive,” Haynes says. “By investing in the correct [test] solutions, you can reduce cost and, most importantly, risk to your projects.”

Aerospace electronics, including commercial and military avionics, continue to grow in features, functionality, and complexity, driving the need for more capable test and measurement equipment, both hardware and software.

“Capability is an important driver of test equipment updates. As we put new technology in the field, we need to upgrade our test capability to stay ahead of that new technology,” says Gary Tilley, director of sales and business development at Astronics Test Systems in Irvine, Calif.

Continue the conversation online: Register for and attend a free webcast on March 28.

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into the effects increasingly capable and complex aerospace systems are having on the end-to-end test workflow, including test procedures and test equipment, as well as advice from subject-matter experts for solving challenges efficiently, effectively, and affordably.

Efficient and Affordable Test for High-Speed High-Bandwidth and Compute-Intensive Aerospace Applications

Register to take part in a free webcast on 28 March 2017 focused on trends, challenges, and solutions for testing modern avionics and other aerospace electronics, given that they are increasingly complex, capable, and feature-rich to meet the growing demands of high-speed, high-bandwidth, and compute- and data-intensive applications.

This webcast will be of particular interest to engineers, engineering managers, and program managers involved with test and measurement, avionics, electronics for aviation/aerospace applications, airworthiness and other regulatory certifications, and more.

The editorial webcast will discuss major challenges engineers face when testing modern, advanced aerospace systems – which are increasingly compute-intensive, high-speed, and high-bandwidth.

Courtney E. Howard, editor-in-chief of Intelligent Aerospace and executive editor of Military & Aerospace Electronics, will present this webcast sponsored by National Instruments.

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