With COVID in the past and passengers flying again, commercial aircraft production is ramping up. The aerocomposites supply chain is busy developing new M&P for an approaching next-generation aircraft program.
Novel digital framework to enable holistic and comprehensive data capture through the entire aircraft lifecycle, supporting composite component/structure manufacture optimization and maintenance.
Agreement with Aurora Flight Sciences to deliver two composite mothership vehicles, each designed to fly up to 200 launches per year, expected to enter service in 2025.
German UniFix project develops mobile holding fixture to enhance production efficiency of large CFRP structures
Fraunhofer IFAM and Airbus Operations in Stade demonstrate reduced manual handling and non-productive time in flow-oriented manufacturing of vertical tail plane.
The Clean Sky 2 Advanced Rear End (ARE) demonstrator combines patented new frame design, thermoset and thermoplastic composites and smart tooling to advance aircraft design and cut weight, cost and production time.
Clean Sky 2 thermoplastic composite demonstrator advances toward full assembly.
Autoclave-free consolidation and resistance welding validated for future aircraft thermoplastic composite fuselage.