Zone: Aerospace Composites
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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.


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Aviation Outlook: Composites in General Aviation 2011-2020

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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Is supersonic flight making a comeback? CompositesWorld

Boom Technology (Denver, CO, US), a 2014 start-up aircraft developer, is in the process of building the XB-1, a flying 1/3-scale demonstrator of its supersonic (faster than sound) commercial aircraft.

Composites in the Martian suit CompositesWorld

When humans do finally travel to Mars, they will have to be well protected from a less-than-hospitable environment. The suit designed to do the job is already in development at NASA, and it relies heavily on composites.

New process to make carbon fiber used in rocket nozzles receives patent CompositesWorld

A professor at the University of Alabama in Huntsville developed a new process to make carbon fiber that forms ablative rocket nozzles and heat shields.

Aeroindustryjobs: Jobs of the week, Dec. 6, 2016 CompositesWorld

Aerospace-related job opportunities from AAR, Arconic, Hexcel and CEO Inc.

Final assembly begins for the 787-10 Dreamliner CompositesWorld

Boeing has moved two major fuselage sections for the first 787-10 to its North Charleston final assembly plant.

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