News - 5 Feb 2004
An American team lead by Jeff Moore at the Beckmann Institute at the University of Illinois are developing an epoxy composite material that has the ability to cracks when they appear.
News - 23 Jul 2003
GKN have just acquired Pilkington Aerospace, a leading supplier of transparencies, or canopies and windows for civil and military aircraft for US$67.5 million.
Pilkington Aerospace will become part...
News - 4 Jul 2003
Aircraft part manufacturer Universal Alloy has announced its plan to double the size of its Canton, Georgia, USA, plant, in the process adding some 150 jobs.
The plant is currently geared up to...
News - 19 Jun 2003
Alcoa have revealed their new plan to develop advanced aluminium alloys for the next and future generation airliners.
The "20-20" initiative aims to provide a 20% weight decrease and a...
News - 19 Nov 2002
The first flight of the Boeing FA/18A Active Aeroelastic Wing test aircraft has just been completed. The momentus event took place at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Airforce Base in...
News - 23 Oct 2002
Pratt & Whitney have just been awarded a 39 month contract to develop ceramic components for gas turbine engines. The work will be carried along with United Technologies Research Center.
News - 5 Oct 2002
ATK has just been awarded a $13 million contract by Vought Aircraft Industries to manufacture composite parts for the Global Hawk unmanned aerial reconnaissance system. If options are exercised, the...
News - 8 Jul 2002
GKN Aerospace, the aerospace division of GKN has been awarded the contract to design and supply composite wing trailing edge panels for the Airbus A380 Superjumbo.
The contract is worth an...
News - 8 May 2002
RTI Europe Ltd, a subsidiary of RTI International Metals have secured a new contract for the supply of value added titanium parts and products to European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS) Company,...
News - 11 Apr 2002
In March 2001, Boeing reveled to the world that it planned to build a radical new passenger aircraft, named the Sonic Cruiser. The craft is designed to travel at speeds of up to Mach 0.98,...