25 June 2013
25 June 2013
Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has won a contract from Airbus to the build and supply composite rudders for the Airbus A330-200 and A330-300 long-range commercial jets.
According to the contract, TAI is awarded as a single-source contributor through the Airbus A330 programme lifetime.
The rudders will be manufactured at TAI's Ankara Kazan Premises in Turkey, where the company is already contracted to design, build and supply of Airbus A350 XWB Ailerons and supplies control surfaces for a number of commercial/military aircraft platforms.
The Middlesex production facility of Web Industries’ Aerospace market team has earned accreditation from Nadcap (the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) covering the facility’s composite cutting and kitting operations.
Group Rhodes, through its Rhodes Interform business, has developed a revolutionary new process that enables large monocoque components, particularly those produced by super plastic forming (SPF) from very thin material, to more accurately retain their shape on cooling.
The combination of MSP’s NC-Checker and NC-PerfectPart software with Renishaw’s leading probing technology, is delivering significant cost and time savings for Quickstep Technologies’ composite manufacturing processes.