18th Oct 2019
Sales revenues of FACC grew 1.6 per cent to €373.4 million in H1 of 2019 compared to €367.4 million in H1 of 2018. Reported earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) amounted to €16 million in H1 2019 (comparable period 2018/19: €28.5 million). FACC is a worldwide leading aerospace company in design, development and production of aerospace technologies.
15th Oct 2019
Boeing and the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) have unveiled a two-year programme to help startups in the UK aerospace industry. The first round of the programme will be three months long and involve world-class startups creating Industry 4.0 and sustainability enabling technologies with the potential to bolster the growth of the UK aerospace...
10th Oct 2019
Safran Cabin, a leading supplier of cabin interiors, and Victrex are collaborating to design a flexible platform to cut planning and time-to-market of multiple brackets, with the first being a hybrid overmolded aircraft cabin bracket made of Victrex AE 250 carbon fibre Paek composite and Victrex Peek polymer. The bracket is scheduled for final testing.
4th Oct 2019
Gurit is in process of implementing a multi-year plant renewal, manufacturing capacity expansion and technology enhancement programme over a single-digit million amount in CHF at its aerospace site in Kassel. This will enable it to offer aerospace customers required quantities of current and future products at competitive terms made with latest...
3rd Oct 2019
Vision Systems is participating in Clean Sky 2 European research programme with Airbus Helicopters, to develop RACER (Rapid and Cost-Effective Rotorcraft). Vision Systems is developing two composite jettisonable window frames for the cockpit, and one for the cabin, all three windows equipped with its X-Lite composite glass, and a composite electric...
30th Sep 2019
Williams Advanced Engineering, JPA Design, British Airways and SWS Certification have set up a consortium, supported by Airbus and funding from the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), to develop new lightweight aircraft seat in the UK, to enhance passenger experience and reduce aircraft weight. This will lead to fuel saving and cutting carbon...
25th Sep 2019
FACC has got a multi-year contract extension for supplying thrust reverser translating sleeves for nacelles on the Airbus A350 XWB and Boeing 787 aircraft, from Collins Aerospace Systems. This involves delivery of nacelle components into the next decade and strengthens FACC's market position as an international partner in the engines and nacelles...
24th Sep 2019
Solvay, an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company, is expanding its thermoplastic composites capacity with a new production line at its US facility in Anaheim, California, underscoring its commitment to meeting strong demand growth from aerospace customers for this high-performance material and Solvay’s proprietary and unique technology.
21st Sep 2019
BASF and its partner BNP Brinkmann are collaborating with the German Aerospace Centre on its research project "Next Generation Car (NGC)". The two have developed a light-weight composite based on natural fibre for the project which is meant to promote the development of quiet, low-emission road vehicles with a high degree of automation and a wide range.