Testing completed on NASA's James Webb space telescope backplane
28 Jul 2014

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has reached another development milestone with the completion of static load testing of its primary mirror backplane support structure (PMBSS) moving the telescope one step closer to its 2018 launch.

Henkel increases pipe lifetime by up to 20 years
25 Jul 2014

DNV GL, one of the leading certification bodies, certified Loctite composite repair system for steel pipes and pipelines.

Sintex commences its LRTM/VARTM facility at Pune plant
25 Jul 2014

This production facility will cater to large size composite products especially for farming and mining equipment, commercial vehicles and mass transit vehicles.

25 Jul 2014
A350 XWB MSN001 successfully conducted Maximum Energy Rejected Take-Off test

Airbus has successfully performed the ‘Maximum Energy Rejected Take-Off’ (MERTO) test with the A350 MSN001 on the morning of Saturday 19th July at Istres Air Force Base in France. MERTO, which follows on from the previous ‘High Energy Rejected Take-Off’ (HERTO) preparation test conducted by MSN001 two months ago, is a part of the mandatory series of tests for Certification.

GKN Aerospace opens composite design engineering center in Alabama
24 Jul 2014

The company announced that it has opened a composite design engineering center at its Advanced Composite Structures (ACS) facility in Alabama, enhancing the capabilities of the Elmore County operation that serves major North America-based manufacturers.

A 500°F walk-in oven
24 Jul 2014

Grieve developed a 500ºF, electrically-heated walk-in oven, used to cure large parts in molds at customer’s facility.  

Airbus wins business worth more than $75 billion for 496 aircraft at Farnborough Air Show 2014
24 Jul 2014

During the 2014 Farnborough Air Show, Airbus won US$75.3 billion worth of business for a total of 496 aircraft, making it by far the largest Farnborough show for Airbus – both in terms of dollar value and also in the number aircraft.

23 Jul 2014

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