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Novel Cost-Effective Rocket to Launch Small Satellites

Novel Cost-Effective Rocket to Launch Small Satellites

Rocket Lab announced today its plan to revolutionize the global space industry with the creation of Electron, a lightweight, cost-effective rocket, making it easier for companies to launch small satellites into orbit. [More]
UTC Aerospace Systems to Provide China Airlines with Aircraft Spare Parts

UTC Aerospace Systems to Provide China Airlines with Aircraft Spare Parts

China Airlines has selected UTC Aerospace Systems for a long-term detailed spare parts agreement that includes air management, electric, and engineering systems on select Boeing and Airbus aircraft operated by the airline. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. [More]
Expliseat Receives Certification for Novel Titanium Aircraft Seat

Expliseat Receives Certification for Novel Titanium Aircraft Seat

ESI Group, pioneer and world-leading supplier of virtual prototyping software for manufacturing industries, announces that Expliseat has obtained certification for their revolutionary Titanium aircraft seat; developed with the help of ESI's Virtual Seat Solution. [More]
Exelis Licenses Bodair Technology to Produce STaR Composite Components for Aerospace Industry

Exelis Licenses Bodair Technology to Produce STaR Composite Components for Aerospace Industry

Exelis has licensed patented manufacturing technology from Belgium based Bodair S.A. to produce composite Struts, Tubes and Rods (STaR) for commercial and military aircraft applications. The new Exelis STaR product line expands the company’s aerostructures solutions and supports the aerospace industry’s demand for high-performance, light-weight structural hardware. [More]
Propulsion and Energy Conference 2014: Metal Technology to Showcase Capabilities

Propulsion and Energy Conference 2014: Metal Technology to Showcase Capabilities

MTI will provide company information and capabilities overview at booth #609, center-floor, next to the Boeing display. Please stop by and introduce yourself to our staff and see what's new at MTI! [More]
Aircraft Interiors are Poised to Reap the Benefits of New Magnesium from Magnesium Elektron

Aircraft Interiors are Poised to Reap the Benefits of New Magnesium from Magnesium Elektron

Some of the best innovations in aviation occur quietly in the background, while everyone else is following the flashy stuff. Those involved in aircraft interiors are drawn to the beautiful designs of new aircraft seat structures, with a focus on the aesthetic elements and comfort features. The structural elements of the seat, hidden under layers of plush cushions and tailored covers, lack the flash, but they have abundant substance. [More]
SNECMA Selects AMG TAC to Provide Titanium Aluminides for Production of CFM International LEAP Engine

SNECMA Selects AMG TAC to Provide Titanium Aluminides for Production of CFM International LEAP Engine

AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG") announces that AMG Titanium Alloys and Coatings ("AMG TAC") has been selected by SNECMA to provide titanium aluminides ("TiAl") for production of the CFM International LEAP engine. [More]
Global Smart Glass Market Expected to Grow at 20% CAGR During 2014-2020

Global Smart Glass Market Expected to Grow at 20% CAGR During 2014-2020

According to a new market research report "Smart Glass market by technology (Electrochromics, SPD, Liquid Crystal, Microblinds, Thermographic and Photochromics), by application (Architectural, Transportation, Solar power generation, Electronics & others), by geography - Global Forecast to 2014 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the value of Smart glass market was worth $1581.4 Million in 2013, and is expected to reach $5814 Million by 2020, at an estimated CAGR of 20% from 2014 to 2020. [More]
Alcoa Further Strengthens Aerospace Business with Firth Rixson Acquisition

Alcoa Further Strengthens Aerospace Business with Firth Rixson Acquisition

Alcoa today announced it is significantly accelerating its portfolio transformation. The Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Firth Rixson, a global leader in aerospace jet engine components, from Oak Hill Capital Partners, for $2.85 billion in cash and stock. [More]
National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute Awards Major Project to Optomec

National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute Awards Major Project to Optomec

Optomec announced today that the company has been awarded a major project from America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute. The “Re-Born in the USA” project will focus on advancing additive manufacturing technology for the repair of aerospace metal components for the U.S. Air Force. [More]