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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John Byrne, vice president of aircraft materials and structures supplier management, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, will speak during the morning of Dec. 10 at Carbon Fiber 2014 in La Jolla, Calif., USA.NASA looking for new core half the areal weight of honeycomb and foam CompositesWorld
Two $550K grants to be awarded for new lightweight cores research. Applications due by Dec. 16, 2014.Airbus A350-900 receives FAA Type Certification CompositesWorld
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Type Certification of the composites-intensive A350-900 follows Type Certification awarded by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on Sept. 30 and paves the way for entry into service.GKN Aerospace to lead wing technology research CompositesWorld
GKN Aerospace will lead a 13-partner, 27-month effort to work on bringing promising composite wing design, manufacture and assembly technologies close to market readiness,Hexcel breaks ground on new R&T facility CompositesWorld
The new research and technology (R&T) facility at Hexcel's Duxford, U.K., site will focus on leading-edge technologies for the expansion of composites in aerospace and industrial applications.