Aircraft

An airplane flying through a sunset

Delivering the next generation of aircraft

Digitalising processes for more sustainable aircraft development and operations.

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Aircraft need to evolve rapidly as the focus on energy consumption and environmental impact increases. The next generation of aircraft will be transformed by digital innovation throughout their lifecycle, and Hexagon’s technologies are prepared to steer this process. Our data-focused capabilities and aircraft technologies provide the framework for the development and operation of safer, more sustainable aircraft of the future.

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  • Overview
  • Manufacturing
  • Cities and nations
  • Autonomous mobility
Overview
Manufacturing
The design and manufacture of next-generation aircraft needs the support of powerful, agile and connected systems. Hexagon’s portfolio of aircraft software, sensors and autonomous solutions put data to work to promote more efficient, cost-effective and sustainable outcomes throughout the manufacturing process.

Design and engineering phase

With Hexagon’s innovations in manufacturing technology, users can digitally simulate and optimise product design and engineering to ensure component manufacturability, production productivity and output quality.

Production phase

Maintain a digital thread through production, optimise machine tools, measure environmental variances and prevent downtime with predictive data analyses.

Inspection phase

Automate and digitalise quality measurement with our world-leading metrology hardware and software, creating a bridge between the real and digital worlds.

Digital transformation

Deploy Hexagon’s sensor software systems to transform siloed and disconnected processes into an integrated, data-driven manufacturing ecosystem that captures and creates value across the product lifecycle, enabling new business models and automating workflows to become increasingly autonomous, efficient and sustainable.

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Cities and nations
For authorities regulating diverse airspaces, ensuring passenger safety and managing daily operations presents complex challenges. Explore how Hexagon’s aircraft technologies help cities and nations improve aviation operations through data, better visualisation and analysis and incident management.

Mapping solutions

Leverage location intelligence with solutions that capture, visualise, analyse and derive insights from location data to address a variety of urban and national challenges.

Transportation solutions

Deploy intuitive, integrated solutions for roads, railways, aviation and maritime to ensure effective planning and operations and enhance safety with minimal disruption.

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Autonomous mobility
The design and manufacture of next-generation aircraft needs the support of powerful, agile and connected systems. Hexagon’s portfolio of aircraft software, sensors and autonomous solutions put data to work to promote more efficient, cost-effective and sustainable outcomes throughout the manufacturing process.

Deployment solutions

Deploying autonomous solutions that enable customers to quickly scale from prototype R&D and testing phases to full production in a variety of emerging and fast-paced market segments.

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