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Emirates Team New Zealand Wins 35th America�s Cup
Emirates Team New Zealand Wins 35th America�s Cup
Last week, Emirates Team New Zealand has won the 35th America�s Cup, defeating previous winner ORACLE TEAM USA. The New Zealand team dominated the final stage of the 35th America�s Cup, winning eight races to ORACLE TEAM USA�s one race win.
Composites Featured Prominently at 2018 North American International Auto Show
Composites Featured Prominently at 2018 North American International Auto Show
For composite manufacturers and suppliers to the automotive industry, the annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit is the Holy Grail. This year, there has been no shortage of composites innovation on the show floor, as many models on di...
Boom Technology Unveils Design for XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator
Boom Technology Unveils Design for XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator
During the 2017 Paris Air Show, Boom Technology unveiled the completed design of the XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator, the subscale prototype of a composite-intensive, supersonic passenger airliner. When it flies next year, the XB-1 will be the world�s fas...
Pink Gin VI, World�s Largest Carbon Fiber Sloop, Hits Water May 12
Pink Gin VI, World�s Largest Carbon Fiber Sloop, Hits Water May 12
Baltic Yachts� all-carbon composite, 160-ton single-mast yacht the Pink Gin VI is one pace to debut in the water by May 12.
Soel Yachts Launches SoelCat 12 � The Tesla of the Sea
Soel Yachts Launches SoelCat 12 � The Tesla of the Sea
Last week, Dutch company Soel Yachts officially launched its SoelCat 12 � a solar electric catamaran. The catamaran, which Soel Yachts has dubbed �The Tesla on Water,� requires no fuel and can�save up to 142 tons of CO2�annually compared to a conventio...
First Ever US-Built Airbus A320 Takes Off
First Ever US-Built Airbus A320 Takes Off
On August 15, the first Airbus A320 aircraft to be produced at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Ala., flew for the first time. The flight lasted approximately four hours, during which tests were performed on systems, engines, and struc...