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Flight loads imposed on aircraft structures and fasteners over time can cause cracks that threaten structural integrity.

Technology Today® Fall 2014

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Keeping U.S. Military Aircraft Flightworthy

SwRI support of U.S. Air Force Aircraft Structural Integrity Program spans more than three decades.

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This Hybrid Can Really Fly

SwRI engineers have developed a small gas turbine generator to power hybrid unmanned aircraft systems.

SwRI scientists have discovered the weakest solar wind of the Space Age.

The Quiet Sun

SwRI scientists have discovered the weakest solar wind of the Space Age.

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SwRI's Dedicated EGR® Technology Wins R&D 100 Award

An SwRI-modified sedan incorporates new technologies to improve performance while reducing emissions.


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