August

August 21-22  |  6th Annual UAS Tech Forum

Salina, KS

The Tech Forum's agenda spotlights UAS in three exciting tracks: Agriculture, First Responders, and Innovation. Industry leaders and policy makers will be front and center at this event making this a one-stop shop for some of the best networking of the year. 

The agenda is packed with national speakers, pitch presentations, topical industry information, networking receptions ,drone demos, exhibitors, and features a special DronePort Meeting. 

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August 21-22  |  MSC Software Workshop Series

Wichita, KS

Join us for a 2-day event as MSC Software hosts a series of workshops aimed at discussing the latest and innovative simulation methods for motion analysis via multibody dynamics and computational fluid dynamics (CFD).
 
This 2-day event will take place August 21-22 at the Experiential Engineering Building , Room 164 . This event is open to NIAR’s faculty, researchers, engineering students and local industry professionals.
 
Each day will feature a half-day long workshop and you are welcome to attend one or both of the following workshops. Each workshop will be followed by lunch and Q&A.
 

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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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October 28-30  |  Security Airworthiness Certification Training Course

RTCA Headquarters, 1150 18th Street NW, Suite 450, Washington, DC 20036.

RTCA has teamed with Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research (WSU-NIAR) to offer another high quality training course covering the RTCA Security Suite: DO-326A, Airworthiness Security Process Specification; DO-355, Information Security Guidance for Continuing Airworthiness; and DO-356A, Airworthiness Security Methods and Considerations. This course describes what Airworthiness Security is and why it is important. It also explains which FAA Regulations, standards, etc. will require these documents and procedures as well as how to use these standards. The course will also cover what the standards are meant to prevent and how these standards and processes fit into the aviation system.

Course participants are given examples of how to apply these standards methodically by the use of the step-by-step processes. This course also covers how these requirements are driven by Design Assurance Level requirements and systems/functional critically, as well as how to obtain FAA certification in these areas. The students will perform real-world exercise to apply the knowledge from the class.

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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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