INDUSTRY NEWS

PUBLISHED: 5/3/2019

Bombardier to divest Belfast and Morocco aerostructures facilities

The divestiture is part of the company’s strategy to focus its aerospace operations into one Bombardier Aviation unit.


PUBLISHED: 5/3/2019

Alpex and HRC form JV to provide composite tooling services in China

Jiangsu ALPEX Technology Co., Ltd. will support mass production of carbon fiber composites.


PUBLISHED: 5/3/2019

Titania works with Airbus D&S on reduced-cost infusion for UAVs

Industrial production of UAV parts 15% less cost, developed as part of the MALTA 2020 program.


PUBLISHED: 5/3/2019

Ultra-lightweight seat features carbon fiber structure made with 3D winding

Weighing only 10 kg, the seat was presented at the “Step Change in Lightweight Construction” symposium in Germany.


PUBLISHED: 5/3/2019

BAE Systems joins NCC Steering Board

Andy Schofield, manufacturing and materials technology director, BAE Systems Air, will be joining NCC’s Steering Board.


PUBLISHED: 5/2/2019

New research collaboration to advance efforts to 3D print with wood products

The ORNL and UMaine research team will work with the forest products industry to produce new bio-based materials that will be conducive to 3D printing a variety of products.


PUBLISHED: 5/2/2019

FACC receives “Best Performer” supplier award from Airbus

FACC has been a supplier for Airbus for more than 30 years, contributing advanced lightweight construction systems for multiple aircraft programs.


PUBLISHED: 5/2/2019

TRB develops fire-resistant biocomposite door leaf

The carbon fiber-reinforced biocomposite sandwich panel features a 100% recycled foam core and has been designed for light weight and fire resistance.


PUBLISHED: 5/1/2019

SPE Automotive Innovation Awards expands aftermarkets category

Parts competition nominations are due by Sept. 6, 2019, and “Hall of Fame” award nominations are due May 31. 


PUBLISHED: 5/1/2019

AeroVironment assembles first HAWK30 solar-powered aircraft

The composites-intensive HAWK30 solar-powered unmanned aircraft features solar panels on the wings and has been designed to fly at high altitudes for long periods of time.


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