The world of aviation standards – an overview

Florian Schiller | 4. October 2021

Aviation has fascinated people for many decades and has developed rapidly during this time. Keywords here include flying at supersonic speeds, synthetic fuel and autonomous flight. However, there is one crucial guiding principle that defines the industry across all issues and times: passenger safety. Since passenger safety is always the top priority when flying, a […]

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De-icing vehicles protect the lives of airline passengers – and igus helps

Florian Schiller | 26. July 2021

Snow and ice collecting on aircraft can quickly compromise aircraft safety. They impair aerodynamics and can therefore, in the worst case, cause stalling resulting in a crash. That is why, wherever cold temperatures are the norm, special machines are used: de-icing vehicles. How does de-icing work, and what agents are used? De-icing is a two-step […]

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De-icing vehicles protect the lives of airline passengers – and igus helps

Florian Schiller | 26. July 2021

Snow and ice collecting on aircraft can quickly compromise aircraft safety. They impair aerodynamics and can therefore, in the worst case, cause stalling resulting in a crash. That is why, wherever cold temperatures are the norm, special machines are used: de-icing vehicles. How does de-icing work, and what agents are used? De-icing is a two-step […]

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Skydrol – No problem for iglidur® materials

Florian Schiller | 4. June 2021

In aviation, as in the airport, the topic of fire protection plays an important role. This applies to all areas, including hydraulic fluids. In order to meet these strict requirements, the hydraulic fluid “Skydrol” was developed by Eastman. It consists of a phosphate ester with different additives depending on the area of application, which prevent […]

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Four good reasons to trust in igus® products for drone-in-a-box systems!

Florian Schiller | 16. April 2021

For some time now, the topic of “autonomous flying drones” has become increasingly important. New companies are being founded all over the world where the technology is being advanced. Two events in particular give the topic a special boost: In January 2021, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved the first fully autonomous commercial drone […]

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