The aerospace market is one of the largest and arguably the most important to the composites industry. Commercial aircraft, military craft, helicopters, business jets, general aviation aircraft and space craft all make substantial use of composites, both inside and outside.
CGTech helps demystify the process of programming automated composite machinery by introducing the key components of machine independent off-line programming software.
As the general aviation (GA) segment emerges from the recessionary storm clouds, GA manufacturers and the composites supply chain that supports them should see sunny days … with some clouds and a chance of rain.
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Belgium-based ASCO will manufacture titanium and carbon fiber composite complex frames for the center wing box structure on the A350 XWB-1000 aircraft.CONNOVA signs multi-year contract with Marenco Swiss helicopter CompositesWorld
CONNOVA will supply composite parts, sub-assemblies and tooling for the carbon fiber helicopter.DNB Engineering opens Lightning Simulation Test Laboratory in Anaheim CompositesWorld
The new 8,000 square foot facility features all custom-built equipment designed and constructed by DNB Engineering.First all-carbon Diamond Aircraft DART-450 completes maiden flight CompositesWorld
The all-carbon fiber, two-seat civilian and military trainer has a top speed of 250 knots TAS.EnvisionTEC launches new composites 3D printer CompositesWorld
The SLCOM technology allows for the building of composite parts using layer-by-layer laminated thermoplastic composite fabric sheets from a roll.