Ventura Aerospace implements PTC Windchill

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VA-LOGO-NEW-BWVentura Aerospace took the big step in moving to the PLM platform, PTC’s Windchill. This is major step forward for us here at Ventura Aerospace. While we have been using PTC’s Pro/ENGINEER Creo as our 2D/3D Cad solution since 1997 there has been no life cycle management tool being used. This resulted in many challenges with data management and product support over the years. As we continually lay the ground work for growth ...

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Ventura Aerospace Expertise with System Integration

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Ventura Aerospace Expertise with System Integration

Ventura Aerospace has been integrating National Instruments cRIO based systems for many years. These particular units use EtherCAT expansion chassis for dramatically increasing the I/O capability of the host cRIO Controller. Included in these units is I/O protection and a fail-safe multi-channel SSR board designed by Ventura Aerospace. With multiple connections on the front panel these units can accept either industrial or mil-spec connections to the I/O. These units are mounted on sliding shelves for integration ...

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8 Channel Failsafe SSR with isolated load sensing circuit

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Ventura Aerospace was presented with a unique challenge from a customer. Their current Solid State Relay (SSR) solution for opening and closing a valve was experiencing start up failures. The typical failure mode of an SSR is to fail to the closed position. The problem was that if the SSR failed at start up the connected valve would open out of sequence resulting in possible test article damage.

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Join us at NI Week 2014

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Ventura Aerospace will be at NI Week 2014 in Austin! Once again our system engineers are packing up to attend NI Week in Austin. They are looking forward to the tremendous opportunity to connect with and to learn from the some of the best talent in the industry. NI Week brings exciting insight into new hardware that can be used in our Flight Test Solutions and Continue Reading →

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Operational Loads Monitoring System (OLM) system for 10-Tanker

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Operational Loads Monitoring System (OLM) system for 10-Tanker

Onboard Level Monitoring

Ventura Aerospace has developed a Operational Loads Monitoring (OLM) System for 10-Tanker. This system has numerous inputs to monitor the structural health of the air frame during all modes of flight and includes acceleration, air speed, strain gauge, retardant tank  and GPS data. Data is automatically recorded for download and reduction via USB thumb drive or Ethernet. ...

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