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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Water-based, semi-permanent release agent CompositesWorld

Chem-Trend introduced at JEC Zyvax TakeOff, a water-based, semi-permanent release agent developed for the production of components for the aerospace industry.

Formaplex to build new 100,000 sq. ft factory for lightweight vehicle services CompositesWorld

Fourfold increase in growth over past five years fueled by resurgence in UK auto sector and regulations increasing lightweight materials in vehicles.

GKN composite air intake nominated for Clean Sky best project award CompositesWorld

First air intake design to integrate ice protection and noise reduction shows potential for future single-aisle aircraft.

Solar Impulse completes fourth of 12 legs in global tour CompositesWorld

The solar-powered, composites-intensive aircraft is a third of the way through its round-the-world tour, landing on March 19 in Mandalay, Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Rolls-Royce to conduct composites research at UK hub CompositesWorld

Commercial aeroengine maker Rolls-Royce will establish a composites research center in Bristol, UK, to develop next-generation carbon fiber composite fan blades and fan cases.

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