INDUSTRY NEWS

6/25/2019

MA Group and Sichuan Haite Group to develop aerocomposite JV

The companies’ goal is to boost R&D in China for aircraft landing gears and composite components for aircraft.


6/24/2019

National Composites Centre purchases Coriolis C5 robotic gantry AFP

Developed for rate production of large, complex composite structures, C5 will be part of world’s most advanced, flexible dry-fiber deposition cell.


6/24/2019

CAMX Awards nominations are open

The deadline for the CAMX Award and the Awards for Composites Excellence is July 1, 2019.


6/21/2019

Collins Aerospace to supply OOA control surfaces for X-59 supersonic aircraft

Out-of-autoclave composite flaps, ailerons and rudder meet Lockheed Martin's schedule and cost targets for NASA low-boom flight demonstrator.


6/21/2019

Daher, Airbus, Safran to develop hybrid propulsion aircraft demonstrator

The aircraft, called EcoPulse, is based on Daher’s TBM platform, with a distributed hybrid propulsion system developed by Safran.


6/21/2019

Meggitt wheels, brakes selected for ATR72 aircraft fleet upgrade

Meggitt’s heavy-duty wheels and NuCarb carbon/carbon brakes are said to provide improved performance and reliability for the ATR72 fleet.


6/21/2019

Teijin supplies CFRTP for A350 XWB primary structural parts

The Airbus airliner incorporating Teijin’s Tenax TPCL carbon fiber thermoplastic consolidated laminate was delivered to Japan Airlines.


6/21/2019

Premium AEROTEC displays thermoplastic CFRP pressure bulkhead

Demonstrator at Paris Air Show advances resistance welding toward serial manufacturing of composite fuselage shells for next-generation aircraft.


6/20/2019

Boom Supersonic announces plans for XB-1 demonstrator roll-out

The company says it will complete its XB-1 supersonic aircraft demonstrator by December, with flight tests next year.


6/20/2019

GKN Aerospace thermoplastic composites featured on Bell V-280 Valor

The thermoplastic composite components will be used for a demonstrator of the military V-tail aircraft.


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