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Aeroindustryjobs: Jobs of the week, Aug. 26, 2014
News Item Published: 8/25/2014

Aerospace industry jobs available at Hexcel, TTTech North America, Cobham, Eaton and Exelis.

Carbon Fiber 2014 expanded to include ATK presentation
News Item Published: 8/25/2014

ATK's Barrett Milenski will discuss automated tape and fiber placement technologies at CompositesWorld's Carbon Fiber 2014 conference, Dec. 9-11 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif., USA.

CompositesWorld’s SOURCEBOOK 2015 update campaign off to strong start
News Item Published: 8/25/2014

The SOURCEBOOK’s editors encourage supplier listees to ensure their free listings are renewed before the Friday, Aug. 29 deadline.

SPE ACCE 2014 best paper winners announced
News Item Published: 8/25/2014

Two papers in the Virtual Prototyping & Testing of Composites session, and one in the Nanocomposites session, have been judged the best at this year's SPE Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition, Sept. 9-11 in Novi, Mich., USA.

Siemens places 67 6-MW turbines in U.K. offshore farm
News Item Published: 8/25/2014

Norwegian energy utilities Statoil and Statkraft will install 67 of Siemens' new 6-MW turbines in the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm off the east coast of the U.K.

Quatro Composites opens expanded facility
News Item Published: 8/25/2014

Iowa-based Quatro Composites invested $11.8 million to add 45,000-sq-ft/4,180-sq-m of space, nearly doubling the size of the company's corporate and manufacturing facilities.

Phoenix Composite Solutions receives Chinese certification
News Item Published: 8/25/2014

Michigan-based Phoenix Composite Solutions is now certified by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) to perform maintenance on aircraft parts and components for Chinese civilian aircraft.

U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman integrate manned, unmanned flight
News Item Published: 8/25/2014

The X-47B unmanned air system (UCAS) and an F/A-18 Hornet conduced a series of cooperative flights from the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier to demonstrate manned/unmanned operative compatibility.

Northrop Grumman, Scaled Composites, Virgin Galactic working on DARPA spaceplane
News Item Published: 8/25/2014

Spaceplane XS-1 will have a reusable booster, expendable upper stage, space lift for 3,000-lb class spacecraft into low-Earth orbit will be capable of horizontal landing on standard runways.

NASA updates Commercial Crew Program partners status
News Item Published: 8/25/2014

NASA reports that it continues to work with Blue Origin, The Boeing Co., Sierra Nevada Corp. and SpaceX on their spacecraft designs; NASA will pick one or more designs for additional funding in August or September.

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