Painting of the first A350 XWB has been completed as it emerged in its Airbus livery out from the paintshop in Toulouse.
GKN Aerospace have successfully concluded a composite manufacturing and assembly research programme using of out of autoclave processes and materials and PI shaped woven preforms.
GE Aviation have opened its second aviation composites facility in Mississippi
Lightning strike testing have been performed for the A350 XWB, completing a required step in preparations for this next-generation Airbus jetliner’s maiden flight.
Boeing Canada Winnipeg have announced plans to increase its Murray Park Road manufacturing site by more than 22 percent, primarily to house new composites work for Boeing’s 737 MAX airplane.
NASA’s remotely piloted X-48C hybrid-wing-body subscale aircraft, has completed an eight-month flight research campaign
Airbus have installed the two flight-ready Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines and the new auxiliary power units from Honeywell to its first flight test A350 XWB
ATK and Northrop Grumman Corporation have completed the fabrication of the primary mirror backplane support structure wing assemblies for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.
GE Aviation in Southampton has made delivery of its initial production wing fixed trailing edge components for the first A350 XWB to fly.
The Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM), a collaboration between NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey, will provide moderate-resolution measurements of Earth’s terrestrial and polar regions in the visible
Build-up of the third A350 XWB is now underway at Airbus’ Toulouse, France, final assembly line as preparations continue for the composite jetliner’s upcoming flight and certification campaign. Designated MSN3, this aircraft will be deployed for a variety of A350 XWB testing – including performance at high and medium altitudes, in cold weather and hot [...]