Metropolregion Hamburg

Database of research projects

05.09.2012 |
Cabins and Cabin SystemsEco-EfficiencyLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

Aircraft Seat Rails

Bishop GmbH has shrunk aircraft seat rails to 1 centimetre and tested new concepts made of aluminum and CFRPs. The result: the rails are lighter, more flexible, and stable. [more]

13.09.2012 |
Aircraft and Aircraft SystemsMaterialsLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

Simulation and tests with riveted CFRP sheets

Investigating the joining of two CFRP fuselage shells using CFRP bolts, and the behaviour of such joins under cyclical stress. Goal: to determine the static strength and fatigue behaviour and thereby make recommendations for the... [more]

06.09.2012 |
Cabins and Cabin SystemsLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

Moving Map Application

Philotech is developing a Moving Map application for the modular decentralised inflight enterntainment system (MDIS) being developed by the project partner, Zodiac. Passengers should be able to individually tailor the display of... [more]

06.09.2012 |
Aviation ServicesMaterials

Thermographic crack detection

The partners want to replace the current manual inspections of aluminum aircraft fuselages, which is intensive in terms of both time and labour, with mobile, robot-based thermographic test procedures. [more]

11.09.2012 |
Aviation Services

Demand control cycle for global component and spare parts management

Developing ideal control cycles for process management of optimal material needs planning in global equipment supplies for LRU (line replaceable units). [more]

06.09.2012 |
Air Transportation SystemLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

Digital Boarding Support (DiBUS)

The DiBUS project is investigating how smartphones can support passengers in the boarding process. [more]

07.09.2012 |
Aircraft and Aircraft SystemsMaterialsEco-Efficiency

Analytical buckling analysis of composite structures

Development of highly efficient analysis methods describing the buckling and post-buckling behaviour of stiffened and unstiffened thin-walled composite structures under in-plane loads. [more]

06.09.2012 |
Cabins and Cabin SystemsMaterialsEco-EfficiencyLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

TiLight – innovative lightweight construction of titanium components for aeronautical engineering

Utilising the new potential of lightweight construction by opening up innovative construction techniques and laser additive manufacturing with TiAl6V4. [more]