Week 5 Dq's

Week 5 Assessed DQs
In the aircraft industry there is an abundant amount of tangible property that has to protected. Tangible property that the rights must be protected to are the finished products themselves and the many components that are assembled in the airplane. The products must be protected from the time they are made in their own factory until they are given to the airplane assembly plant. Protecting these tangible properties is very important in the very competitive aircraft industry. They must be protected not only because of the competition but because of the enemy if it is for a military aircraft. If the enemy gains access to certain components of the aircraft, it could mean the death of the pilot. Drone aircraft used in the military could become hijacked if their controls were figured out by the opposition.

From the time most airplanes are drawn out on paper until they are unveiled, they are almost very secretively produced. Military aircraft are only flown in places where no one will be able to see or gain access to it. They are in hangars locked and only given access to the right personnel. When military airplanes are shot down or bailed out of over enemy territory the pilot often tries to destroy the aircraft or crash it in an area where the enemy can not access it and try to pick it apart to find radar or communications components.

A manager over a secret project or even held to trade secrets should keep all of the ideas of the company to themselves. They should help to protect the tangible property so that their competition does not get information about it. This is to help their company be the best in the business.
Intellectual properties include the patents and copyrights that a company has. These properties in the aircraft industries include the patents on the aircraft themselves, the parts that are used to make them, the plans that are drawn up before the plane is made, and trade secrets. Trade secrets would be the...