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
Boeing has become the founding industrial member of the University of British Columbia’s Composites Research Network (CRN), helping Canadian scientists to turn new discoveries in composite manufacturing into practical applications. The CRN will collaborate with other composite initiatives, such as the Canadian Composites Manufacturing Research and Development Consortium hosted by the Composites Innovation Centre in [...]
Following Nippon Airways decision to ground its fleet of 787′s earlier in the week, the Federal Aviation Administration has announced that all 787s in the United States are to be grounded also pending investigations into lithium-ion battery failures causing fires in both Japan and Boston. Air India have also temporarily halted flights of the 787 [...]
Boeing have purchased a new building in Salt Lake County, Utah. The new site, located 20 miles from Boeing’s fabrication and assembly site in Salt Lake City, was purchased from Masco, Terms of which were not disclosed. The new site will focus on the fabrication of composite horizontal stabiliser components for the 787-9, the close [...]
To highlight their common interest in lightweight materials in particular carbon fibre Lamborghini released this promotional video.
Spirit AeroSystems are celebrating the completion of the 100th Boeing 787 composite forward fuselage section.
The BMW Group and Boeing have signed a collaboration agreement to participate in joint research for carbon fibre recycling
Last week Boeing rolled out the first 787 Dreamliner built at the new rate of five-airplanes-per-month. The airplane is the 83rd 787 to be built. Boing have doubled their production rate in just one year, Larry Loftis, Vice President and General Manager of the 787 program said; This accomplishment is the result of the combined [...]
Witness the creation of Qatar Airways’ first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, being delivered in November, 2012 in just 3 minutes!
Premium AEROTEC have developed and manufactured a wing spar with a sinewave-shaped web from carbon fibre composites, demonstrating a possible application of carbon fibre composite materials in the wing construction. The component has been the result of a two-year technology project in collaboration with Boeing. Throughout the project Premium AEROTEC have been responsible for analysing, [...]