Recently, a Chinese Aviation Industry Corp (AVIC) subsidiary, Fujian Tonghang Aviation Industry Co. Ltd. (Fujian Tonghang) has signed a cooperation framework agreement with Australian Brumby Aircraft at Cowra city Australia.
Airbus has surpassed the 1,000-aircraft delivery mark in China, underscoring the popularity of its modern jetliner product line across this major aviation market – which will continue to grow during the coming years.
Recently, China’s large civil aircraft critical components T800 carbon fiber material R&D and industrialization project has been listed in 2013 national strategic emerging industry development projects, and won 13 million dollars (80 million Yuan) support from the national new materials R&D and industrialization special subsidies.
The assembly processes of China first all composite materials Primus 150 aircraft independently developed by the AVIC Special Vehicle Research Institute (AVIC SVRI) and China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Research Institute (CAIGA Research) has come near to the completion.
TenCate Advanced Composites, a supplier of advanced composite materials for the aerospace industry, has signed a cooperative marketing and development agreement with Leadgo Advanced Materials in Shanghai, China.
The machining of composite materials requires specific tools and know-how. It is due to the intrinsic physical properties of the materials but also to the many aluminium, titanium or steel inserts and rivets a final part can include. Here is a compilation of the recent announcements and more technical articles about this really interesting topic.