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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As a general aviation enthusiast and co-pilot — my husband and I fly a Mooney on occasion — I have been closely following the news about the Solar Impulse plane and the team’s historic round-the-world flight, on solar power alone.Solar Impulse completes first-ever round-the-world solar flight CompositesWorld
Bertrand Piccard landed at the Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi on July 26.RAMPF breaks ground on EUR 11 million facility CompositesWorld
RAMPF Tooling Solutions will use the new facility to produce styling, modeling and working boards made from polyurethane and epoxy.Qinetiq debuts composites-based Shape Memory Alloy CompositesWorld
The UK-based firm believes the material could have utility as an energy absorber in leading edges on an aircraft.Composites One and IACMI to present P2P Composites workshop CompositesWorld
Scheduled for August 9-10 on the Purdue University Campus in West Lafayette, Ind., P2P Composites will feature over a dozen sessions.