The decision is expected to increase production to more than 20 heavy-lift composites-intensive helicopters annually in the coming years.
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Horizontal tail assembly production for the composite fighter aircraft continues at Magellan’s Winnipeg facility, targets more than 1,000 shipsets for the duration of the program.
High demand for Norco’s composites expertise in the defense, aerospace and subsea markets has led to the company’s investment in 10+ new workers and specialist training programs and facility developments.
The sixth-generation, composites-intensive strategic bomber aircraft represents new capabilities and flexibility supported by an advanced digital ecosystem.
New stretch-breaking concept consistently produces carbon fiber that is eight times more formable with strength equivalent to continuous fibers, enhancing its prospects to form to complex aircraft shapes and cut manufacturing costs.