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Verisurf Reverse Engineering Keeps B-52s Flying

Mission Support Inc. has pioneered the combination of sheet metal fabrication and modern computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) dimensioning technology for improved production capabilities. They have also been leaders and innovators in the implementation of real-time CAD/CAM digital inspection of U.S. Air Force legacy aircraft components. As a depot-level overhaul service provider for the Department of Defense and some of the major commercial aerospace companies, Mission Support has been engaged in the repair, overhaul, and manufacture of aircraft subassemblies since 1990, including airframe structural components, flight controls and th...

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Blackhawk Maintenance Repair & Overhaul System

When Blackhawks go down Verisurf is used to bring them back into service. When United States Armed Forces’ Blackhawk helicopters are damaged they are sent to one of several Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facilities. They are repaired with a unique system developed by ADC Engineering Technology, Gardena, California. The H-60 Crash Damage Repair System combines a specially designed Laser Tracker Aircraft Alignment Fixture (LTAA), with a laser tracker and Verisurf Metrology Software. This unique MRO solution is located at the U.S. Navy Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW), San Diego, CA, U.S. Coast Guard, Aviation Lo...

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Rapid Manufacturing for Maintenance Repair and Overhaul

Verisurf Measurement Software and 3D Printing Makes it PossibleRoc-Air of Pomona, California combines innovative thinking with Verisurf Measurement Software and 3D printing/additive rapid manufacturing to increase customer value, shorten development time and quite often, improve form; fit and function of failed or worn legacy aircraft components during Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO).Roc-Aire (Rockets and Aircraft) Innovation has been at the heart of Roc-Air’s culture from the very beginning.  As the name of the Company implies, Rockets and Aircraft, Roc-Air was founded in 1958 during the beginning of the space race and development of supersonic...

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Advanced Integration Technology

AIT is a leading industrial automation company specializing in aerospace manufacturing solutions. Their customer list reads like a who’s who of the aerospace industry, including Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, British Aerospace, CASA, EADS, EDO Corp., Embraer, Fairchild, Dornier, Global Aeronautica, Hawker Beechcraft, Lockheed Martin, McDonnell Douglas, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Northrop Grumman, Spirit AeroSystems, and Triumph Aerostructures – just to name a few. AIT’s Chesterfield Twp, Michigan, facility is tasked with design and fabrication of autoclave mold tooling and assembly jigs used by tier-one aerospace manufacturers. To maintain high precisio...

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Verisurf Software and FARO Laser Tracker Reduce MRO Time

“The FARO Laser Tracker with Verisurf software ability to provide real-time measurements directly against the CAD data enables engineers to instantly visualize deviations from the nominal. The Tracker has dramatically reduced the time required to certify large parts, tooling and machinery while also resulting in substantial quality improvements.”For almost 20 years, Marianna Airmotive Corporation (MAC) has been repairing and overhauling structural components for the Air Force’s largest aircraft, the C5 Galaxy. As typical for most repair facilities, Marianna does not have access to the aircraft itself so it must build and certify fixtures that it can use ...

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