Materials science

Sep 21, 2007 - 6:56 AM
Manufacturers are relying more on composite materials for business aircraft construction thanks to a drop in manufacturing costs and better automation.
Aug 27, 2007 - 10:32 AM
GMT, a Rhode Island-based composites specialist, recently delivered two highly customized showers to MAV Aircraft Services for installation in an executive
Jul 25, 2007 - 5:53 AM
<b>McDonnell Douglas MD-369D, Volcano, Hawaii, June 15, 2003</b> – The commercial pilot and three passengers were killed when the MD-369D lost power and cr
Jul 24, 2007 - 11:07 AM
The FAA is accepting comments until August 16 on a proposed Airworthiness Directive that would affect as many as 3,572 TFE731-2 and -3 turbofans on U.S.-re
Jul 24, 2007 - 11:03 AM
BizJet International of Tulsa, Okla., has announced the operation of its new plasma spray machine.
Jun 20, 2007 - 11:07 AM
Rolls-Royce’s U.S.
Jun 12, 2007 - 7:10 AM
GKN Aerospace is working toward out-of-autoclave processing of carbon-epoxy laminated structures upward of 23 feet long and 275 pounds in weight and has al
Jun 11, 2007 - 10:29 AM
The future of composites may lie in carbon nanotubes.
Jun 8, 2007 - 9:53 AM
One of the difficulties with natural leather hide is that it doesn’t stretch consistently, making it difficult for upholsterers to work and resulting in mo
May 22, 2007 - 8:45 AM
Spectrum Aeronautical, the California-based start-up manufacturer, said it is taking orders for its all-composite business jets “faster than we can build t