Materials en 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 THIS WEEK'S POLL QUESTION: Officials have confirmed the wing flaperon that washed up on Reunion island is from a Boeing 777 aircraft. 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from Arle Capital for €706 million ($780 million).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ATW's MRO Digest 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 Airbus to offer sharklet retrofit for older A319s, A320s <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus will offer retrofitted sharklet wing tip devices for older in-service A319s and A320s from 2015, followed by the A321 at a later stage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Manufacturers Materials A319 A320 airberlin Airbus ATW Plus sharklet Tue, 29 Oct 2013 19:01:00 +0000 103761 at