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Alcoa signs deal to supply aluminium sheets for Boeing aircraft
12 September, 2014
Alcoa has been awarded a more than $1bn worth of contract by Boeing to supply aluminium sheet and plate products used in wing ribs, wing skins or other structural parts of the aircraft....
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Nasa’s Orion capsule prepares for deep-space test flight in December
Friday, September 12, 2014 Nasa's Orion exploration capsule has been moved from the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility...

US researchers test new algorithm for clearing space debris
Friday, September 12, 2014 Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US have come up with a new algorithm that could aid in analysing the rotation of objects in space, which will help in cleaning...

Cheung Kong in talks to form joint venture with MC Aviation Partners
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Hong Kong-based conglomerate Cheung Kong is reportedly in talks with Mitsubishi’s aircraft leasing unit, MC Aviation Partners, to form a joint venture (JV). ...

Nasa selects four firms for suborbital commercial flight services
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Nasa has selected four US-based companies to provide commercial suborbital flight services....

Yahsat partners with Orbital Science and Arianespace for Al Yah 3 communication satellite
Thursday, September 11, 2014 UAE-based Yahsat has signed agreements with Orbital Science and Arianespace for its third communications satellite, Al Yah 3....

Boeing forecast for aircraft demand in China is too conservative, says IBA
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Demand for new aircraft in China in the next 20 years will be much more than Boeing’s forecast of around 6,000 aircraft, according to estimates from the International Bureau of Aviation (IBA)...

FAA to conduct tests on unleaded aviation fuels
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to carry out tests for the use of unleaded fuels in aviation line in an effort to have a cleaner alternative for commercial use by...

Snecma completes ground firing tests on M5 Vinci rocket engine
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 French rocket engine manufacturer Snecma has successfully completed ground firing tests on the fifth development model (M5) of the Vinci rocket engine....

Boeing unveils 737 MAX 200 aircraft
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Boeing has unveiled a newest addition to its 737 MAX family of aircraft, the 737 MAX 200, which can accommodate up to 200 passengers....

Lockheed Martin upgrades A2100 satellite platform
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Lockheed Martin has upgraded its A2100 family of satellites in line with efforts to reduce costs and accelerate delivery timelines....


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PPG Aerospace Customers Attend Electrocoat Primer Seminar
Friday, August 29, 2014 by PPG Aerospace European aerospace coatings customers of PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) visited a seminar in Marly, France, to listen to the company's technical experts discuss the benefits of AEROCRON(TM)...

PPG Aerospace Expands Operations in Japan
Monday, August 18, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) has expanded its aerospace business operations in Japan, with the relocation of its application support centre to a site in Miyoshi that supports increased...

Oerlikon Metco Well Positioned to Meet Global Market Demand for Advanced Ceramics
Thursday, August 14, 2014 by Oerlikon-Metco Oerlikon Metco has announced increased manufacturing capacity for its advanced ceramics products to meet growing demand from the aerospace, power generation and other...

PPG Aerospace Adds Packaging Capabilities at Site in France
Friday, August 01, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) has begun operation of a new packaging unit installed at its Gonfreville coatings plant and aerospace application support centre in...

Cooper Standard Technical Rubber at Aircraft Interiors EXPO Americas 2014
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by Cooper Standard Technical Rubber Cooper Standard Technical Rubber invites you to visit our stand at the Aircraft Interiors EXPO, held in October 2014 in Seattle,...

Cooper Standard Technical Rubber Develops Durable Alternatives to PVC flooring
Thursday, July 10, 2014 by Cooper Standard Technical Rubber Cooper Standard Technical Rubber GmbH (formerly Metzeler Technical Rubber Systems GmbH), based in Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany, has developed durable alternatives to PVC flooring in...

Morgan Advanced Materials Announces Advances in High-Purity Materials for Semiconductor Applications
Monday, June 30, 2014 by Morgan Advanced Materials Morgan Advanced Materials has announced an expansion in its range of materials grown using chemical vapor deposition (CVD)...

HYDREP to Supply Landing Gear Services for EMBRAER Legacy Programmes
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by HYDREP HYDREP has signed a contract with landing gear manufacturer Héroux-Devtek to supply landing gear MRO services for the EMBRAER Legacy 450 / 500 programmes, and a letter of intent for the...

PPG Aerospace's Eco-Friendly Wash Primer Coatings System Receives AMS 3095 Qualification
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) aerospace business has qualified a new chromate-free wash primer coatings system to SAE International's aerospace material specification 3095 for airline exterior...

Cooper Standard Technical Rubber at Aircraft Interiors EXPO 2014
Monday, March 31, 2014 by Cooper Standard Technical Rubber We invite you to visit our stand at Aircraft Interiors EXPO 2014, 8-10 April, at Hamburg Messe, Germany. You'll find us at Hall 6,...


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