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NASA Tests New Composite Cryogenic Fuel Tank to Reduce Weight in Launch Rockets

NASA Tests New Composite Cryogenic Fuel Tank to Reduce Weight in Launch Rockets

An 18-foot diameter cryogenic fuel tank, made using new, lightweight composite materials, has successfully undergone a series of complex mechanical tests conducted by NASA at Marshall Space Flight Center. [More]
Saint-Gobain Seals’ OmniSeal® Spring-Energized Seals Have Been Qualified in Helicopter Rotorhead Applications

Saint-Gobain Seals’ OmniSeal® Spring-Energized Seals Have Been Qualified in Helicopter Rotorhead Applications

Saint-Gobain Seals’ OmniSeal® spring-energized seals have been qualified as a sealing solution in various sections of rotorhead in military helicopters.  Within this dynamic rotorhead application, four sea... [More]
Test Vehicle Successfully Launched for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Mission

Test Vehicle Successfully Launched for NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Mission

NASAs saucer-shaped test vehicle was successfully launched into Earth’s atmosphere as part of their Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) mission in June 2014. [More]
LENOX Introduces MAX CT Carbide Band Saw Blade for Aerospace Industry

LENOX Introduces MAX CT Carbide Band Saw Blade for Aerospace Industry

LENOX®, a leading manufacturer of premium power tool accessories, hand tools and band saw blades, has announced the release of the LENOX MAX CT™ band saw in answer to the stringent needs of the growing aerospace market. [More]
Boeing Selects UTC Aerospace Systems to Design and Build 787 Dreamliner Nacelle Systems

Boeing Selects UTC Aerospace Systems to Design and Build 787 Dreamliner Nacelle Systems

UTC Aerospace Systems' Aerostructures business has been selected by The Boeing Company to extend its provision of complete nacelle systems for the 787 Dreamliner to include the 787-10 variant. [More]
ATK Contributes to Launch of ULA’s Delta IV Rocket

ATK Contributes to Launch of ULA’s Delta IV Rocket

Multiple ATK technologies supported the third successful launch in 2014 of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Yesterday's launch, the AFSPC-4 mission included two satellites and one secondary payload. [More]
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]