The aerospace manufacturing industry is rapidly evolving. Here are some of the newest technologies. These technologies need trained personnel to manage each function.
In an airplane, there are digital and analog controls. The Fly-by-wire concept provides more modern, lighter-weight digital controls to pilots using computer software.
The term avionics is a blended word from the terms aviation and electronics. It includes interaction with virtually every individual system on an aircraft to make it run from lighting to complex computer functions.
NextGen is the short term used to describe the modernization of the Next Generation of Air Transportation.