Scaled Composites LLC

Aerospace research and development; composites research and development.

1624 Flight Line Rd.
Hangar 78
Mojave, CA 93501 US

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People in Composites: April 2019
CW’s monthly roundup of people news in the composites industry.

Stratolaunch first flight

Stratolaunch aircraft completes first flight
On April 13, the world’s largest composite aircraft flew for 149 minutes in its initial flight test.

Stratolaunch during low-speed taxi tests.

Stratolaunch completes low-speed taxi test
On January 6 and 7, the Scaled Composites LLC (Mojave, CA, US) test team successfully executed a low speed taxi test of the giant Stratolaunch aircraft.

lunar launch vechicle testbed

Google shoots the moon
Google Lunar XPRIZE contenders turn to space- and launch-friendly composites.

 Boom Technology’s planned supersonic passenger jet

Supersonic flight goes commercial, again
Boom Technology describes its program to validate a cost-effective faster-than-sound airliner.

ACE Awards winner

CAMX 2016 Show Report
The 3rd annual joint ACMA/SAMPE-sponsored trade event comes to Anaheim with an exhibition and conference program attractive to professionals across the composites world.

NTSB: SpaceShipTwo design did not anticipate human factors
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says Scaled Composites failed to consider and protect against human error, which led to the October 2014 crash of the spacecraft.

CAMX 2014 show report
Bigger, better and more inclusive than any previous U.S. composites trade event, the inaugural show turns North American eyes forward to the future.

Scaled Composites' Kevin Mickey impresses at CAMX
The president of Scaled Composites shed some light on this aerospace specialist's past, present and future, including a sneak peak at the 385-ft wingspan Stratolaunch.

Scaled Composites celebrates its accomplishments
A decade after winning the Ansari XPrize for private spaceflight, the company continues to build on its success.

CAMX 2014: The inaugural show preview
ACMA and SAMPE come together to offer a conference and exhibition of unprecedented scale and value to manufacturers from all segments of the composites industry.

2012 Farnborough International Airshow Report
The biennial U.K. air event delivered the clear message that the aerospace industry — and aerospace composites with it — continue to soar.

EAA AirVenture 2010
Rain on the Wittman Field runways can’t dampen Oshkosh Fly-In enthusiasm.

Terrafugia Transition at EAA 2009

EAA AirVenture 2009: The theme was BIG
HPC’s on-the-runway reporter, Tom Fay, follows up our September 2009 news coverage with a look back at (and background on) select composite craft on view at the past year’s "Oshkosh Fly-In."  

X-45A upper fuselage skin

Composites combat ready in UCAVs
As unmanned aircraft are designed from inception for combat duty, composites will carry the payloads in structural components.

Product Categories of Scaled Composites LLC

Fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Adhesive bonding
    • Autoclave cure
    • Compression molding
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Hand layup
    • Honeycomb structures
    • Prototyping
Composite Structures & Components
  • Infrastructure, composite
  • Laminate panels, with core