FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW, July 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced the opening of a new Intelligent Aircraft Technologies Lab based in Rockford, Illinois. The lab is dedicated to the accelerated development of more intelligent and connected aircraft systems to optimize airline operational efficiency while providing new insights for the design and manufacture of highly reliable products.
Primary objectives for the Intelligent Aircraft Technologies Lab include:
This lab will initially be focused on the implementation of health monitoring solutions for generators, air compressors, fans and motor controllers and is planned to quickly expand to include many other components. This flexible environment will enable technicians and engineers to simulate various scenarios and set parameters to analyze responses in order to validate early warning indicators of components and systems.
"Data is the underpinning of the advancements in intelligent aerospace. It is the transformative force for higher levels of operational efficiency and innovative product designs," states Mauro Atalla, VP of Engineering & Technology, Sensors & Integrated Systems. "With technology we have developed over the past several years, we are able to access thousands of parameters from fleets of new and older aircraft. And with our Intelligent Aircraft Technologies Lab to advance our capabilities, we are on the pathway to a truly connected, intelligent aircraft for our customers."
About UTC Aerospace Systems
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries, supporting a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities. For more information about the company, visit our website at www.utcaerospacesystems.com or follow us on Twitter: @utcaerosystems
About United Technologies Corporation
United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions the world needs. For more information about the company, visit our website at www.utc.com or follow us on Twitter: @UTC
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