The aerospace industry is a hub of ideas and innovations. Every two weeks, we invite you to explore a fascinating innovation from our member companies that brings together social and economic benefits.

Here all the innovations are published.

  • Week 12/2019

    More than 150 folders full of blueprints, work instructions and 2D drawings are needed to assemble the upper composite of an Ariane 5. The mechanics…
  • Week 10/2019

    Robots have become an indispensable part of industrial production. This is also the case in aviation: more and more parts and components are produced…
  • Week 8/2019

    The small town of Geisleden in Thuringia has barely 1,000 inhabitants. And yet a family business from the town starts to write aviation history. edm…
  • Week 6/2019

    Every kilogram counts in aviation. Because the lighter an aircraft is, the less fuel it uses and the less CO2 it emits. Components made of carbon…
  • Week 4/2019

    Robots have become an indispensable part of most industrial production processes. In the automotive industry, more than 15,000 cars roll off the…
  • Week 2/2019

    Pistons move up and down, creating pressure, and drive a propeller. Until the 1960s, piston engines were state of the art in aviation. Today they are…
  • Week 50/2018

    Obtaining CO2 from the exhaust gases of power plants is not a major challenge today. But what to do with the environmentally unfriendly gas? A new…
  • Week 48/2018

    Hydrogen propulsion systems are promising for the transport sector. Thanks to fuel-cell technology, the first cars and trains are already running…
  • Week 46/2018

    Internet of Things, big data, cloud computing – the buzzwords of digitalization are also driving the aviation industry. The engine manufacturer Rolls…
  • 44/2018

    Long-haul aircraft fly almost 10,000 kilometers every day – while their engines must always function reliably. There is hardly another part of the…