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Airbus Receives A380 Orders from China

22 April 2005

China Southern Airlines have ordered five A380's from Airbus, accompanying the previous orders from two Chinese airlines.




Fox-Tek's Smart Material Tests at NASA Hailed as a Success

22 April 2005

Fiber Optic Systems Technology Inc. have completed Phase 2 of testing the impact on the aramid based smart material from space debris which will enable astronauts to detect and repair spacecraft holes.






Ducommun AeroStructures Receives Second Contract for Composite Rotor Blades

22 April 2005

Ducommun AeroStructures, Inc., (DAS) have been awarded a second contract from Carson Helicopters(Carson) for production of composite main rotor blades usable on all Sikorsky S-61 helicopters.





USEC Signs Carbon Fibre Centrifuge Contract with ATK

22 April 2005

USEC Inc. has signed a contract with ATK Space Systems for the development and manufacture of carbon fibre centrifuge rotor tubes for use in the centrifuge machines in USEC's American Centrifuge Demonstration Facility.


New Advanced Anti-Ballistic Composite Material Developed by Ballistics Research

19 April 2005

Ballistics Research, Inc., of Rome, Georgia has developed a new composite polymer material to offer improved protection against attack.