Michelin, Safran unveil ‘connected’ aircraft tire at Paris Air Show

Paris – Michelin Group and French aircraft systems manufacturer Safran Group have presented what they described as “the world’s first” connected aircraft tire during the Paris Air Show, held 19-25 June.

PresSense, said a Michelin statement 20 June, comprises an electronic pressure sensor installed within the tire to improve and simplify ground maintenance operations.

Cooperation between the two French groups started two years ago to develop PresSense which is a wireless solution that functions as an embedded system.

An electronic pressure sensor in the tire collects information on…

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