Arris’ Additive Molding process uses consolidated glass/carbon fiber airframe to optimize performance and reduce costs to produce Skydio X2 drone for industrial, consumer and defense use.
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Ian Wilson, CEO of Develop and Supply In-Sync (DASIS), talks about his history as a CNC specialist for Formula One and his introduction to composites manufacturing.
Transport Trial to safely evaluate, test and demonstrate the integration of unmanned aircraft into existing airspace, supports New Zealand Government’s AITP.
Composite-intensive tactical UAV, offering surveillance and reconnaissance in maritime and land operations, to be delivered to European allied nation.
Composite vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) JUMP 20 unmanned aircraft system is said to deliver true versatility and multi-mission capabilities to U.S. Special Operations Command and other customers.
Project intends to demonstrate AAV use cases for emergency medical transport, and potentially advance and refine current U-space services for unmanned aircraft in European airspace.
Airborne, KVE Composites, RHIA, Royal NLR and TU Delft partner in EU project for ultra-efficient propeller/rotor blades in hybrid and electric aircraft, UAM and drones.
A 3D finite element technique to resolve the fidelity-versus-speed dilemma of performing fatigue analysis for large composite structures.
Composite and adhesive technologies will be supplied to Vertical Aerospace for a zero-emissions, all-electric prototype scheduled for a September 2021 test flight.
The two companies will promote Volansi drones to commercial, defense markets and discuss Quickstep’s proprietary AeroQure process for drone production.
Deloitte, Aerospace Industries Association report indicates a defined national strategy is required to transform the U.S. commercial aircraft sector.
Transaction drives growth, broadens capabilities and customer footprint, and positions both companies for next-gen programs.
The successful autonomous aerial vehicle flight test earns an experimental flight permit offered by Austrian aviation authorities for future flight test execution.
Algorithm-based artificial intelligence, once only imagined, is here. It can do a lot of good.
The collaboration aims to advance development of urban and regional transportation networks for faster end-to-end journey delivered in a seamless luxury experience.
After setting up a business dedicated to urban air mobility, and opening a dedicated R&D lab, Honeywell has now acquired the assets of fuel cell manufacturer Ballard Unmanned Systems.
SHD Composites has supplied advanced composite materials, and tooling, and Piran its manufacturing capabilities, for projects developed by Prismatic Ltd. and BAE Systems.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China announced the first Unmanned Civil Aviation Experimental Zones (UCAEZs) for the development of an unmanned civil aviation industry.
During the 20-hour test flight, the solar-powered high-altitude pseudo-sattelite (HAPS) surpassed 60,000 feet in altitude and demonstrated broadband mobile connectivity.
The company’s forecast predicts worldwide civil drone production will more than triple over the next decade despite the pandemic.
History and future developments for high-performance boron fiber.
The company plans to expand and invest in automated cutting technology to go with established prepregging, pultrusion and autoclave cure expertise.
The Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative and a Utah-based aviation company to 3D-print CFRP parts for urban air mobility aircraft.
U.S. Air Force and Ohio-based composites team develop new process for S-shaped aerostructure.
Bluetooth sensors and AI track parts and tools, save time and suggest production line improvements.
The Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative has selected commercial aerospace industry veteran Dr. Tulinda Larsen for the position.