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.


Joint venture to develop graphene-enhanced thermoplastic composites

XG Sciences, Sinochem Plastics, Yuyao PGS New Material Technology partner on advanced composites for automotive and industrial applications in China.


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.


CAMX Awards nominations are open

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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