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92 PCB007 MAGAZINE I MARCH 2020 MilAero007 Highlights cluding SpaceShipOne, which flew three of the five manned space flights launched by man in 2004. He also explains the benefits of working with Microsoft's Paul Allen, who agreed to fund SpaceShipOne based on a simple handshake. Parrot Chosen by Swiss Army for the Supply of Micro-drones E Parrot, Europe's leading drone group, has been chosen to equip the Swiss Armed Forces with micro-drones as part of the "Swiss Mini UAV Program" (Swiss MUAS) call for tender against major civilian UAV players. Global Technology: The Importance of Laminate CTE in PCB Design E All material expands and contracts with tem- perature change, which is called the coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE). Eran Navick ex- plains where and how the laminate expands effects the operation of the printed circuit in different ways. IPC's Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award Presented to Steve Pudles of Zentech Manufacturing E In recognition and acknowledgment of his ex- traordinary contributions to IPC and the elec- tronics industry, Steve Pudles, president and CEO, Zentech Manufacturing, was presented with the IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award at IPC APEX EXPO in February. DoD Releases Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Proposal E On February 10, 2020, President Donald J. Trump sent Congress a proposed fiscal year (FY) 2021 budget request of $740.5 billion for national security, $705.4 billion of which is for the Department of Defense (DoD). Will Moisture Management Expand to the U.S. Market? E Rich Heimsch, Super Dry director, chats with Nolan Johnson about the growing demand for moisture management in North America ver- sus its earlier adoption in Europe, and how moisture management fits into Industry 4.0 and the smart factory. I-007e Micro Webinar: Primary Flight Control Case Study on Condensation and Coverage E The seventh episode of the popular webinar series "Coatings Uncoated!" is now available to view. Author of The Printed Circuit Assem- bler's Guide to Conformal Coatings for Harsh Environments and topic expert Phil Kinner from Electrolube shares highly focused educa- tional information on conformal coating and encapsulation. If you are in the assembly busi- ness, an EMS, or responsible for specifying conformal coating and/or encapsulation, then this free series is for you. What It Takes to Be a Milaero Supplier, Part 1 E The decision to pursue military and aerospace (milaero) certification impacts every facet of the organization, and not every shop is pre- pared to make this transformation. This is the first article in a four-part series, breaking down what it takes in sales and customer service, en- gineering and CAM, purchasing and quality, and manufacturing. Anaya Vardya starts by ex- ploring sales and customer service. Burt Rutan's Keynote: SpaceShipOne E In this video clip from his presentation, Burt Ru- tan discusses some of his aircraft's revolutionary flights that drew the most public attention, in-

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