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New ice protection for composite aircraft wings from Clean Sky 2 program

By: Ginger Gardiner

EU-funded research is developing technology to meet deicing challenge with lower power consumption, greater efficiency and lower system weight.
#cleansky #education #nextgenaerospace

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Composite Advantage rehabilitates Atlanta pedestrian bridges

By: Grace Nehls

Fiber-reinforced polymer (FPR) is applied to pedestrian bridge infrastructure in Atlanta. The corrosion-resistant composite minimizes maintenance and provides a more durable surface. 
#infrastructure #marketing #education

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SAMPE selects new CEO

By: Hannah Mason

Zane Clark, experienced association and operations leader, will take over his new role as CEO of SAMPE on June 15.
#education

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Airbus CEO outlines short- and long-term goals

By: Jeff Sloan

Guillaume Faury says recovery of commercial passenger air travel is coming, and he wants to position Airbus to be ready to serve when that day arrives. 
#a350 #airbus #education

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GRP train station platform wins Queen’s Award for Innovation

By: Hannah Mason

Dura Composites’ Dura Platform is an easily installed, lightweight glass fiber-reinforced polymer alternative to concrete train platforms.  
#braiding #education

Product

JEC World 2020 preview: BigHead Fasteners

By: Hannah Mason

BigHead is launching Core Range, a new range of fasteners for both surface bonded and embedded applications.

Product

GRP Solutions releases biocide disinfecting spray

By: Hannah Mason

The Ramsol mist spray is designed to disinfect hard and soft surfaces against a variety of viruses, molds, fungi and bacteria.
#education

Product

YG-1 solid-carbide routers designed for faster composites machining

By: Hannah Mason

Four new solid-carbide fiberglass routers have been launched for CNC or hand routers to handle everyday composite machining.
#education #aramidfiber #cuttingtools

Product

Park Aerospace Corp. introduces mid-toughened epoxy resin system

By: Hannah Mason

The E-752-MTS mid-toughened 350°F (177°C) cure epoxy system is designed for primary and secondary aircraft structure applications.
#education #autoclave #layup

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SpaceShipTwo completes New Mexico glide test

By: Jeff Sloan

The VSS Unity’s successfully completed its first flight to test performance and handling characteristics, preparing for eventual commercial use. 
#space #workforcedevelopment #education

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Tooling Tech Group expands moldmaking facility

By: Hannah Mason

A 10,000-square-foot expansion to the Ohio-based thermoforming and compression mold manufacturing facility will be completed later this year.
#education #closedmolding #outofautoclave

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Second Boeing 777X completes first flight

By: Hannah Mason

The second of four 777X test aircraft made its first flight on April 30 to test handling characteristics and other aspects of airplane performance.
#777x #boeing #education