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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Representing both ends of the composites industry spectrum, the inaugural CAMX Awards go to Epitome Foundation Walls and the NASA-Boeing all-composite cryotank.Scaled Composites' Kevin Mickey impresses at CAMX CompositesWorld
The president of Scaled Composites shed some light on this aerospace specialist's past, present and future, including a sneak peak at the 385-ft wingspan Stratolaunch.Inside a CAMX session on composites recycling CompositesWorld
CW technical editor Sara Black reports on the what some of the composites industry's leading recycling thinkers have to say about carbon fiber reclamation and re-use.Eagle Technologies produces main rotor blades for latest Sikorsky helicopter CompositesWorld
U.S.-based Eagle Technologies manufactured the main rotor blades for Sikorsky's X2 Technology Demonstrator in 2005, which led to the same work on the just-introduced S-97 RAIDER.First Mitsubishi Regional Jet rolled out in Japan CompositesWorld
The Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) is rolled out in Japan, ahead of first flight in early to mid 2015, followed by expected delivery in 2017.