Lucas launches whistle-blower's charter in UK
- Biggest ever order brings 200 jobs to Lucas Aerospace. // Professional Engineering;01/28/98, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p4
States that Lucas Aerospace is planning to recruit 200 engineers, after their acquirement of a contract worth $2 billion. Length of the contract; Terms of the contract; Amount Lucas Aerospace will invest in production and research.
- Electric Starlifter. Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/7/1997, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p15
Informs that Lucas Aerospace Power Transmission is looking for a second so-called launch partner for technologies developed in the joint Electric Starlifter program. The planned Airbus A-3XX or future Boeing transporters as possible partners; Status of the Starlifter program, as of July 7,...
- System actively controls aircraft noise/vibration. Chamberlain, Gary // Design News;11/1/93, Vol. 49 Issue 21, p16
Describes an isolation system that eliminated an average of 12 decibels in noise and 20 decibels in vibration on business jets and turboprop aircraft developed by Lord Corp. and Lucas Aerospace. Noise and vibration counteracted by the electronic/mechanical device; Applicability in automobiles...
- Fly-by-light system helps fly BAC one-eleven. Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Sep93, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p33
Reports on the evaluation of a fly-by-light control system of Lucas Aerospace on British Aerospace BAC 111. Function of the control system; Background on Lucas Aerospace.
- Building bigger, better. Nelms, Douglas W. // Air Transport World;Nov97, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p51
Presents information pertaining to the air cargo handling systems operation of Lucas Aerospace Cargo Systems (LACS). Doubling of the cargo-handling-systems manufacturing facilities; Production of the Macon facility; Comments from Ken Maciver, divisional managing director of Lucas Aerospace. ...
- Acquiring engine controls. Phillips, Edward H. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/28/1997, Vol. 147 Issue 4, p15
Informs Lucas Aerospace is acquiring the engine controls business of Smiths Industries in Basingstoke, England. Number of Smiths employees.
- Lucas Aerospace Pushing `More-Electric' Aircraft. Nordwall, Bruce D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/15/2000, Vol. 152 Issue 20, p55
Focuses on the progress of aircraft electric equipment research effort at Lucas Aerospace's TRW Aeronautical Systems division. Examination of the influence of hydraulics on electric components of flight control systems; Strategies to increase the reliability of aircraft electric generators.
- Tooling change cuts cycle time by 90%. // Professional Engineering;03/24/99, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p45
Reports on how a tooling change in the manufacture of fuel metering unit bodies from aerospace-grade aluminum at Lucas Aerospace in Birmingham, England has reduced the cycle time on one machining operation. Change effected by use of a Horn Type 313 groove milling insert in place of a...
- Seattle light fantastic. Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/4/1994, Vol. 141 Issue 1, p17
Reports on the plan of Lucas Aerospace and Boeing to evaluate the use of fly-by-light technology in engine controls through a Lucas system test rig installed at Boeing.