Episode 73: Innovative Hydraulic Applications in Aerospace

This episode features Tim Olthoff, the Chief Engineer for Parker Hannifin Aerospace in their Hydraulic Systems Division. We invited Tim into our forum to learn about some innovative applications of hydraulics in the aerospace market. 

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This fluid power industry-focused podcast highlights the people, technologies and unique applications that are moving the industry forward. New episodes will be released every other Monday. 

May 23 | Fluid Power’s Unique Advantages Continue to Support Electric Truck Functions |Bob Grinstead and DJ O’Konek of Zeus Electric Chassis and Nott Company
June 6 | Smart Pneumatics Aid in Energy Consumption Reduction for Packaging Processes | Sandro Quintero of Festo
June 20 | Iowa State University’s Power Partner Status Benefits Students and Members | Brian Steward and Saxon Ryan of Iowa State University


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