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.
Coriolis Composites has been selected by the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University (WSU), US, to provide a thermoplastics capable Automated Fibre Placement (AFP) system.
Boeing and Thermwood have employed additive manufacturing technology to produce a large, single-piece tool for the 777X programme. The project is demonstrating that additive manufacturing is ready to produce production quality tooling for the aerospace industry.
CRP USA will display solutions for the space industry manufactured in the Windform family of materials at Satellite Innovation 2018 at the Silicon Valley Computer History Museum, Mountain View, California, US, on 9-11 October.