Materials en Boeing to source 777X composite material from new UAE-based JV <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing will source composite material for its 777X aircraft from a new joint venture formed by United Arab Emirates-based Mubadala Development Company and Belgian composite materials and adhesives manufacturer Solvay.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Farnborough Airshow 2016 Daily News ATW On-Location Materials Technology ATW Plus Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:09:00 +0000 216441 at Additive Power <div class="field-deck"> Engine makers’ interest in the cost and production benefits of 3D printing has rapidly pushed companies to adopt technique. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The use of additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, of polymer parts for aircraft has been growing for decades and continues to increase. The much tougher printing of metal parts is now beginning in earnest as engine OEMs and others use AM to create both simple and complex assemblies for powerplants. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Technology 3D printing ATW Plus GE Aviation Pratt & Whitney geared turbofan Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 Thu, 03 Mar 2016 18:53:00 +0000 199781 at <p>Front housing bearing</p> Rolls-Royce Airbus begins wing production for first A350-1000 <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus has begun assembling wings for the first A350-1000 at Broughton, North Wales, according to a statement by the European manufacturer.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Manufacturers Materials A350-900 Airbus A350-1000 ATW Plus Broughton Wings Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:01:00 +0000 176871 at <p>A350-1000 wing cover ready to be assembled in Broughton, Wales.</p> Airbus GKN Aerospace to acquire Fokker Technologies for $780 million <div class="node-body article-body">UK-headquartered aerostructures supplier GKN Aerospace has struck a deal to acquire aircraft systems, components and maintenance firm Fokker Technologies Group from Arle Capital for €706 million ($780 million).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Manufacturers MRO Materials acquisition Arle Capital ATW Plus consolidation Fokker Technologies GKN Aerospace Hans Büthker Kevin Cummings Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:19:00 +0000 174411 at Airbus turns to Korean manufacturer to supply A330neo Sharklet <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus has selected Korean Air Aerospace Division (KAL-ASD), the manufacturing division of the Korean Air Group, to supply the new Sharklet wingtip for the A330neo.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Manufacturers Materials A330ceo A330neo Airbus ATW Plus KAL-ASD Korean Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:47:00 +0000 163551 at <p>The A330neo&rsquo;s Sharklets will bear a strong family resemblance to the wingtips of the A350 XWB</p> Courtesy, Airbus NASA forms public-private consortium to boost composite material development <div class="node-body article-body">NASA has established a public-private partnership with five organizations, including FAA, to advance research and certification of composite materials that could improve the performance of future aircraft.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Manufacturers Materials Advanced Composites Consortium ATW Plus Boeing composite materials FAA General Electric Jaiwon Shin Lockheed Martin NASA National Institute of Aerospace Pratt & Whitney United Technologies Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:44:00 +0000 161941 at British Airways unveils revamped short-haul fleet <div class="node-body article-body">British Airways (BA) has unveiled new seats and cabin interiors for its short-haul fleet, which operate domestic and European services from London Heathrow and Gatwick airports. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Airlines Daily News Materials Airbus A380 ATW Plus Boeing 787 British Airways cabin Gatwick Airport Inmarsat London Heathrow short-haul fleet Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:46:00 +0000 129541 at <p>New short-haul charcoal gray leather seats</p> Courtesy, British Airways Airbus increases stake in Chinese composites arm <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus has announced plans to increase its stake in China’s Harbin Hafei Airbus Composite Manufacturing Centre (HMC) to 25% from its current 20% shareholding.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Components Daily News Manufacturers Materials A320 A350 Airbus ATW Plus composites Harbin Hafei HMC Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:48:00 +0000 115871 at Boeing to build 1 million square foot 777X composite wing center in Everett <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing has selected Everett, Wash., as the location to build a new composite wing center for the 777X program. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Manufacturers Materials 777X ATW Plus Boeing Boeing Commercial Airplanes composite wing Everett Governor Jay Inslee IAM International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers Ray Conner Tom Buffenbarger Washington Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:40:00 +0000 115611 at Mubadala signs new agreements with Airbus, Boeing <div class="node-body article-body">Mubadala Development Co. has signed cooperation agreements with Airbus and Boeing at the Dubai Air Show.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airshows Daily News ATW On-Location Materials Airbus ATW Plus Boeing Dubai Air Show Etihad Airlines Mubadala Development Co. Strata Manufacturing Mon, 18 Nov 2013 19:31:00 +0000 106691 at