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In-flight sensor tests a step toward Structural Health Monitoring for safer flights

Sandia Labs testing advanced technology to enhance aviation safety ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Nine commercial aircraft flying regular routes are on the frontier of aviation safety, carrying sensors that monitor their structural health along with their routine maintenance. These flight tests are part of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification process that will make the sensors […]

American-made wind turbine blades

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories is helping makers of wind turbine blades improve the labor productivity associated with blade fabrication and finishing. This improved productivity makes domestic blades more cost competitive with blades from countries that pay workers lower wages. The Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Initiative (AMII), a three-year $6.3 million project, brought together researchers […]