May
May 28-31

Hands-On Composite Training Course

This introductory course is designed for a wide range of audiences including technicians, engineers, analysts, and inspectors to gain hands-on experience in advanced composite material manufacturing, adhesive bonding, damage surveys, non-destructive inspection techniques, repair techniques, and mechanical testing. 

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May 29

Cybersecurity Workshop Training
National Center for Aviation Training

The primary purpose of our one-day 8-hour workshop is to ensure that small businesses are aware of the cybersecurity requirements mandated under Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS) Subpart 204.73. We will focus on understanding the risks associated with safeguarding controlled unclassified DoD information.

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May 31

Enabling drone use for public safety
Wichita-Sedgwick Co. Law Enforcement Training Center at Wichita State University

Specific topics that will be covered include:

  • Overview of the State of Kansas unmanned aircraft systems initiatives
  • Part 107 operations versus public operations, the benefits and challenges of each
  • Updates on the state of UAS industry and the impact on first responders
  • Suggestions from agencies currently operating UAS on identifying and securing funding to start and grow UAS operations within a public safety agency
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June
June 4

CT-Based Modeling: Enabling Workflow Development for Complex Parts and Materials
National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT)

We will showcase examples where technology and processes were linked together to enable breakthrough innovations, close the gap between As-Designed and As-Built and reduce development time and cost:

  • Design + Simulation + Additive Manufacturing
  • Computed Tomography (CT) + Advanced Image Processing + Inspection + Automation
  • CT + Simulation (Direct path from image to high-quality simulation model)
  • CT + Test Rig (In-Situ 4D CT of Sample Coupons)

Design + Simulation + AM + CT + Image Processing + Model Creation + Simulation

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June 6

Innovate Drive Endeavor: Testing Your Prototype
Wichita, KS

Having an initial prototype and not finding a local group of experts to improve, accelerate the design phases and test the prototype are some of the numerous hurdles to jump. Learn about resources available at Wichita State.

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June 11-12

Additive Manufacturing – Structural Certification through Test & Data Evaluation
Wichita, KS

This workshop will address major concerns regarding the use of additive manufactured structural components which often require mechanical and physical property certification to certain design standards, which assure compliance to design integrity standards.

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June 17-20

Aircraft Electrical and Electronic System Lightning Protection Course
Wichita, KS

The premier class for Aircraft Electrical and Electronic System Lightning Protection certification. It is a comprehensive workshop that discusses all aspects of related certification, design, and testing from an engineering/DER perspective.

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June 24 - 28

AMS CACRC Commercial Aircraft Composite Repair Committee
Wichita, KS

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July
July 16-17

TRX @ NIAR
Wichita KS

America Makes will hold a Technical Review & Exchange + (TRX+) at the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), Wichita State University on July 16-17, 2019.

The theme of this TRX+ will be Qualification & Certification in additive manufacturing.

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September
September 10-13

ICOLSE 2019 
Wichita, KS

ICOLSE, held every two years, focuses on lightning phenomenology, effects on and protection of aircraft and other air vehicles, and a wide variety of ground-based systems and facilities such as alternative energy (wind, solar), space launch, telecom, and recreational theme parks. Conference sessions will also address static electricity generation, effects, and protection for aerospace vehicles and industrial facilities that experience the effects of static electricity.

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September 24-27

High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) and Lightning Workshop
Wichita, KS

This course will provide students with an awareness of all aspects of systems and aircraft High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) testing. Topics will include the following:

  • Why HIRF is important
  • FAA/European requirements to demonstrate compliance
  • Equipment qualification
  • Aircraft certification and testing
  • Problems and Pitfalls
  • Design Issues
  • An overview of the design process and requirements in regards to lightning.
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October
October 8-11

DO-160G Training
Wichita, KS

Course participants will gain a clear and relevant understanding of the applicable FAA regulations, advisory material, certification procedures, design approaches/trade-offs, inspection and conformity requirements, as well as details of the necessary parts of a test plan, test report, compliance plan and compliance report. A strong focus is placed on the reduction of risk, cost and schedule throughout the design/ certification process, by use of targeted design and increased first-pass success on design and testing.

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October 21-24

PMC Coordination Meeting
Wichita, KS

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December
December 2-5

DO-160G Training
Washington, DC

Course participants will gain a clear and relevant understanding of the applicable FAA regulations, advisory material, certification procedures, design approaches/trade-offs, inspection and conformity requirements, as well as details of the necessary parts of a test plan, test report, compliance plan and compliance report. A strong focus is placed on the reduction of risk, cost and schedule throughout the design/ certification process, by use of targeted design and increased first-pass success on design and testing.

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