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Airbus to test New Laminar Wing on the A340
Airbus to test New Laminar Wing on the A340
According to a report from Flightglobal, Airbus will soon start flight testing an A340 that has been fitted with experimental laminar-flow wing sections. The effort is part of a larger EU-funded technology project, dubbed the Breakthrough Laminar Aircr...
Orbital ATK to Help Air Force Sustain the Nation�s Most Advanced Military Aircraft
Orbital ATK to Help Air Force Sustain the Nation�s Most Advanced Military Aircraft
Orbital ATK has entered into a partnership agreement with the U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center to help support the nation�s most advanced military aircraft. The public-private partnership incorporates complementary, state-of-the-art composite aerostru...
Dr. Zhengrong Shi Introduces eArche: A Breakthrough Composite Solar Panel
Dr. Zhengrong Shi Introduces eArche: A Breakthrough Composite Solar Panel
Dr. Zhengrong Shi, an Australian businessman known as the �Sun King,� has introduced eArche, a super flexible, ultrathin solar panel�that could stretch along building facades, atop buses, or on top of carports to charge electric cars. According to Shi,...
New Study Outlines Impact of Women in Manufacturing
New Study Outlines Impact of Women in Manufacturing
Last week, the Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte and APICS released a study, �Women in Manufacturing: Stepping up to make an impact that matters.� The study is the result of more than 600 survey responses from women professionals in the manufacturing i...
Airbus Perlan 2 Reaches its Highest Altitude to Date
Airbus Perlan 2 Reaches its Highest Altitude to Date
Last week, Airbus� Perlan Mission II glider broke its own altitude record by reaching 30,615 feet while flying over the Sierra Nevada mountains. The mission is part of Airbus� initiative to eventually fly the glider without an engine to the edge of spa...
McLaren Could Supply Carbon Chassis to Other Automakers
McLaren Could Supply Carbon Chassis to Other Automakers
During a McLaren press conference at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed in the U.K., Chief Financial Officer Paul Buddin said the company�s new plant in Sheffield, England, building McLaren�s next-generation carbon-fiber tubs will have an annual capac...