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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A closer look at the wings of the Airbus A350-1000 and the Boeing 777X.Automated preform process boosts properties while cutting cycle time CompositesWorld
Fiber Patch Placement (FPP) achieves optimized fiber orientation for up to 150% increase in stiffness and reduced cycle time, weight and material waste.FAA re-evaluating current flammability of composite aircraft materials CompositesWorld
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 CompositesWorld
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 CompositesWorld
C Series will make its Toronto debut with a visit to Bombardier’s facility in September.