Stelia Aerospace North America

Design, testing and manufacture of advanced composites structures for aeronautic, space and defense markets.

71 Hall St.
PO Box 1150
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 CA

Additional Locations:
8407 S. 259th St., Ste. 303
Kent, WA 98030-7536 US
(253) 852-4055

18,105 J.-A. Bombardier
Mirabel, QC J7J 0E7 CA
(450) 433-1238

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welded UD carbon fiber/PEKK L-pulloff coupon (L-stiffener to skin panel) for qualification testing by the McNair Center

New horizons in welding thermoplastic composites
Latest developments in qualification, production and applications for aerospace and automotive.

Consolidating thermoplastic composite aerostructures in place, Part 1
After more than 30 years of development, in-situ consolidation is nearing its promise to eliminate fasteners and the autoclave, and enable an integrated, multifunctional airframe.

Thermoplastic composite demonstrators — EU roadmap for future airframes
There is a TPC development roadmap in Europe, supported by Airbus and a variety of aerospace consortia, and involving almost every major aerostructures supplier in Europe.

Stelia's thermoplastic structure demonstrator

Porcher works with Stelia Aerospace on thermoplastic fuselage
For the Arches Box TP project, Porcher’s Industries technical team developed an organosheet from the Pipreg range of thermoplastic solutions as the optimal material for the frames based on the initial Stelia Aerospace specification.

Fiber-metal laminates in the spotlight
Interest in FMLs is growing again as aeroengineers search for lightweight solutions adaptable to new narrowbody commercial aircraft.

STELIA fuselage demonstrator to prove thermoplastic composites.

STELIA Aerospace develops induction welding technology
STELIA cooperates with the Institut de Soudure Group to develop a welded thermoplastic composite fuselage structure demonstrator for a single-aisle commercial aircraft.

CAMX 2016 preview: STELIA Aerospace North America
Stelia Aerospace North America (formerly Composites Atlantic Ltd.; Lunenburg, Nova Scotia) is a fabricator of aerocomposites and part of STELIA Aerospace, the third largest Tier 1 aerospace manufacturer in the world and wholly owned by Airbus Group.

The resurgence of GLARE
Airbus pursues fiber metal laminates for future narrowbody construction, citing cost, weight, repair and lightning strike benefits.

Day One highlights from 2016 CFK Valley Stade Conference
Automotive and aerospace developments led Day One including bio-inspired designs, BMW 7 Series firsts and amping GLARE fuselage production to meet 70 aircraft/month.

Stelia Aerospace buys Cincinnati CHARGER Small Flat Tape Layer
It will be used for layup of Airbus composite components, and is one of three recently sold to European Airbus suppliers.

Thermoplastic composites technology: A view from Europe
For this Dutch consortium, bringing the manufacturability of thermoplastic materials to maturity is the goal in concert with OEMs, materials and equipment supplier members.

Uncompromising composite hyperbaric oxygen chamber closes the gap
Flexible filament-wound composite reduce weight and cost, increase performance of first portable high-pressure oxygen-delivery system.

Composites Atlantic wins contract for Bombardier Global jets
Canada-based Composites Atlantic has won a multi-year contract with Bombardier Aerospace in Belfast, Northern Ireland, for the fabrication of the composite horizontal stabilizer for the Global 7000 and 8000.

Forged composites replace complex metal parts
Powerhouse manufacturer’s high-pressure compression molding process forms prepregged CFRP components with forged-metal properties.

JEC COMPOSITES 2007 Product Showcase - 7/1/2007
The annual Paris conclave showcases the global expansion of composites.

JEC Composites 2007 Product Showcase
This year’s Parisian exhibition provides key evidence of the composites industry’s unprecedented breadth and technical sophistication.

Product Categories of Stelia Aerospace North America

Fabricating services
  • Thermoplastic materials
    • Vacuum forming
  • Thermoset materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Autoclave cure
    • Coating and painting
    • Compression molding
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Fiber placement
    • Filament winding
    • Hand layup
    • Honeycomb structures
    • Prototyping
    • Resin transfer molding (RTM)
    • Vacuum forming
    • Vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)
Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, flight control surfaces
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing
  • Aerospace, radomes
  • Flywheels, composite
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Laminate sheets, solid
  • Pressure vessels
  • Profiles
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • CAD/CAM/CAE design
  • Finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA)
  • Product design