The Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) has developed propeller balance software for air force C-130J aircraft.
The software will help improve the process of dynamic balancing of propellers to reduce vibration levels in C-130J aircraft.
DSTO has carried out a flight test programme on an air force C-130J aircraft to develop the initial concept of the software.
The test results were used to develop an algorithm that, together with data obtained from existing onboard sensors, provided a propeller balance solution.
The software will allow propeller balancing to take two hours without the need for engine ground runs.
It will save the air force $2m of maintenance hours and fuel savings, and free up personnel and aircraft for other tasks.
How well do you really know your competitors?
Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.
Your download email will arrive shortly
Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample
We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below formBy GlobalData