Farnborough 2018: Uncertain expectations?

Today marks the start of the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. This year’s event, while it promises to offer the usual awesome aircraft displays and plenty of aerocomposite parts innovations, is being staged among some political and business challenges.

Industry News

GE Renewable Energy to acquire Netherlands-based WMC wind turbine test facility
The facility will provide rotor hub testing for new GE turbines as well as blade and other testing, digital tools, research and services to the wider wind industry.

Kaman Composites and Tamarack Aerospace to partner on winglet technology
The agreement combines Tamarack Aerospace’s ATLAS Active Winglet technology with Kaman Composites’ engineering, contracting and structural fabrication capabilities.

Aviation Week to present webinar on design for aerospace
Aviation Week will present a free webinar titled “Discover the Next Generation of Design for Aerospace” on Aug. 1, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. ET. 

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Automated tape laying (ATL) and automated fiber placement (AFP)
CGTech helps demystify the process of programming automated composite machinery by introducing the key components of machine independent off-line programming software.
Closed Molding
Composites One and the Closed Mold Alliance provide you with the latest information about closed mold technologies and the advantages, techniques and opportunities that the closed mold process has over open molding.

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Five Ways to Embrace Continuous Learning at a Trade Show

The educational benefits of trade shows and conferences can be endless, but they require a little extra effort and planning. Here's how to embrace continuous learning and get the most out of your trade show experience.

Aerospace / Carbon Fiber

Drones: Composite UAVs take flight

First seen in defense applications, unpiloted aircraft development is surging in the commercial world, enabled by a host of new material, process and assembly technologies.


Verisurf to debut 2019 software version
Verisurf 2019 is the latest release of the measurement software for automated quality inspection and reporting, scanning and reverse engineering, tool building and assembly guidance.

MultiMechanics' MultiMech 18.1 features new GUI, enhanced workflow
New version of MultiMech boasts several new features that will expand the simulation capabilities for users.

Verisurf to launch programmable, portable CMM solution
The Verisurf CMM Master 500 combines Verisurf software with Equator comparative gauges to deliver a fully programmable CMM solution.

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