Materials http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7461/more en Boeing HorizonX to explore advanced materials, invests in Gamma Alloys http://atwonline.com/materials/boeing-horizonx-explore-advanced-materials-invests-gamma-alloys <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing’s HorizonX innovation unit made its first foray into advanced materials production and applications Nov. 1 with its investment in Gamma Alloys, a Valencia, California-based aluminum alloy developer of advanced metal-matrix composites. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/materials/boeing-horizonx-explore-advanced-materials-invests-gamma-alloys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/materials/boeing-horizonx-explore-advanced-materials-invests-gamma-alloys#comments Daily News Manufacturers Materials Thu, 02 Nov 2017 18:10:00 +0000 264531 at http://atwonline.com EASA advises against use of Kobe Steel-made aircraft parts http://atwonline.com/materials/easa-advises-against-use-kobe-steel-made-aircraft-parts <div class="node-body article-body">EASA has advised aircraft manufacturers that use products or parts provided by Japanese company Kobe Steel to use alternative suppliers if possible.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/materials/easa-advises-against-use-kobe-steel-made-aircraft-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/materials/easa-advises-against-use-kobe-steel-made-aircraft-parts#comments Daily News Materials ATW Plus Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:04:00 +0000 263241 at http://atwonline.com Boeing expands Helena site for 777X parts production http://atwonline.com/materials/boeing-expands-helena-site-777x-parts-production <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing’s Helena, Montana, manufacturing site is set to install new machinery for manufacturing critical titanium parts for 777X production, the US manufacturer said Aug. 17. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/materials/boeing-expands-helena-site-777x-parts-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/materials/boeing-expands-helena-site-777x-parts-production#comments Daily News Manufacturers Materials ATW Plus Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:25:00 +0000 257171 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of 777X</p> Boeing China Aircraft Leasing 2016 net profit up 68% to $82 million http://atwonline.com/leasing/china-aircraft-leasing-2016-net-profit-68-82-million <div class="node-body article-body">Hong Kong-based China Aircraft Leasing Group posted a 2016 net profit of 638.4 million Hong Kong dollars ($82.3 million), up 67.9% from the company’s HK$380.2 million net profit in 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/leasing/china-aircraft-leasing-2016-net-profit-68-82-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/leasing/china-aircraft-leasing-2016-net-profit-68-82-million#comments Airline Financials Components Daily News Leasing MRO Materials ATW Plus Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:18:00 +0000 242541 at http://atwonline.com Turkish Aerospace aims to increase global presence http://atwonline.com/materials/turkish-aerospace-aims-increase-global-presence <div class="node-body article-body">Ankara-based Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) is on a drive to increase revenues substantially and grow its international presence under new president and CEO Temel Kotil who leads the company after leaving his position as CEO of Turkish Airlines. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/materials/turkish-aerospace-aims-increase-global-presence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/materials/turkish-aerospace-aims-increase-global-presence#comments Daily News Materials Technology ATW Plus Fri, 03 Feb 2017 19:07:00 +0000 237841 at http://atwonline.com <p>Temel Kotil</p> Kurt Hofmann Boeing to source 777X composite material from new UAE-based JV http://atwonline.com/materials/boeing-source-777x-composite-material-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="http://atwonline.com/materials/boeing-source-777x-composite-material-new-uae-based-jv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/materials/boeing-source-777x-composite-material-new-uae-based-jv#comments Farnborough Airshow 2016 Daily News ATW On-Location Materials Technology ATW Plus Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:09:00 +0000 216441 at http://atwonline.com Additive Power http://atwonline.com/materials/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="http://atwonline.com/materials/additive-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/materials/additive-power#comments 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 http://atwonline.com <p>Front housing bearing</p> Rolls-Royce Airbus begins wing production for first A350-1000 http://atwonline.com/airframes/airbus-begins-wing-production-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="http://atwonline.com/airframes/airbus-begins-wing-production-first-a350-1000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/airbus-begins-wing-production-first-a350-1000#comments Airframes Daily News Manufacturers Materials A350-900 Airbus A350-1000 ATW Plus Broughton Wings Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:01:00 +0000 176871 at http://atwonline.com <p>A350-1000 wing cover ready to be assembled in Broughton, Wales.</p> Airbus GKN Aerospace to acquire Fokker Technologies for $780 million http://atwonline.com/mro/gkn-aerospace-acquire-fokker-technologies-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="http://atwonline.com/mro/gkn-aerospace-acquire-fokker-technologies-780-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/mro/gkn-aerospace-acquire-fokker-technologies-780-million#comments 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 http://atwonline.com Airbus turns to Korean manufacturer to supply A330neo Sharklet http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-turns-korean-manufacturer-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="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-turns-korean-manufacturer-supply-a330neo-sharklet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/airbus-turns-korean-manufacturer-supply-a330neo-sharklet#comments Airframes Daily News Manufacturers Materials A330ceo A330neo Airbus ATW Plus KAL-ASD Korean Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:47:00 +0000 163551 at http://atwonline.com <p>The A330neo&rsquo;s Sharklets will bear a strong family resemblance to the wingtips of the A350 XWB</p> Courtesy, Airbus