As the need for carbon fiber rises, can recycling fill the gap?
Contributing Editor, CompositesWorld
Last year saw Boeing stabilizing 737 production, resuming 787 deliveries and launching its new freighter aircraft.
Boeing, United Airlines finalize 737 MAX and 787 order, including purchase of 100 Dreamliners, said to be the largest in Boeing history.
In addition to proving a more strategic proximity to its global customers and stakeholders, Boeing’s transition serves to develop a research and technology hub to harness and attract engineering and technical capabilities.
Ultra-lightweight tank passes critical test campaigned by NASA, intended for a variety of aerospace applications and beyond.
Q4 reports $14.8 billion in total revenue, reflecting progress in returning the 737 MAX to service and discussions with the FAA to resume 787 deliveries.
Need for long-hauler with up to 250 seats and 20% cost reduction could open door for composites. Boeing is already preparing via new digital engineering chief and integrated product team.