Industry News

777X firm configuration completed by Boeing
News Item Published: 8/31/2015

The 777-9, the first member of the 777X family, has completed its firm configuration, paving the way for detailed design of parts, assemblies and other systems.

UTC Aerospace Systems to provide wheels, carbon brakes for easyJet
News Item Published: 8/31/2015

UTC Aerospace Systems will manufacture the wheels and carbon brakes for the British airline's 68 new Airbus A320ceo aircraft via its Landing Systems facility in Troy, OH.

FAA re-evaluating current flammability of composite aircraft materials
News Item Published: 8/24/2015

A new report about the Heathrow 787 Dreamliner fire found that the resin in the composite material provided fuel for the fire.

Airbus A350-1000 carbon fiber wing goes into production
News Item Published: 8/24/2015

The company says the A350 XWB wing is the largest single part made from carbon fiber composite material in use in civil aviation today.

Certification tests 80% complete for Bombardier C Series aircraft
News Item Published: 8/24/2015

C Series will make its Toronto debut with a visit to Bombardier’s facility in September.

Fibermaq to present new RTM injection machine at Plastech Brasil
News Item Published: 8/24/2015

The RTM Evolution Electronic includes a PLC control system that allows the storage of different injection programs.

Fibrelite, Trenwa launch new composite trench covers
News Item Published: 8/24/2015

They are available for all of Trenwa’s road crossing trench products from 10" wide to 48" wide.

Mitsui’s metal resin integral technology used in Aerosense aerial vehicles
News Item Published: 8/24/2015

Mitsui provides Aerosense with hybrid product of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) and aluminum joint parts made by its POLYMETAC technology.

Smuggled rolls of fiberglass headed to Gaza Strip stopped by Israeli authorities
News Item Published: 8/24/2015

The shipment of fiberglass was intended for use by terror groups in the Gaza Strip to build rockets, according to the Israel Tax Authority.

Aeroindustryjobs: Jobs of the week, Aug. 25, 2015
News Item Published: 8/24/2015

Aerospace-related job opportunities at Charles Industries, Cobham Mission Systems, TECT Power, Eaton and Hexcel.

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