31 Mar 2020
Hexcel are major composite players in the aerospace sector. Claiming to be the largest in sales and capacity for aerospace composites. They attributed 68% of their 2019 sales to this sector and see a strong future with Airbus and Boeing having a backlog of composite rich planes.
31 Mar 2020
2020 status and outlook for the carbon fiber market
This premium article summarises the status of the PAN-based carbon fiber players. It provides a market overview for the capacity and impact of announced expansions. It highlights the main and upcoming players as well as notable acquisitions, partnerships and cost trends.
9 Mar 2020
At Flex2020 Boeing presented a multi-modal sensor utilizing flexible hybrid electronics.
24 Feb 2020
KULR have extensive experience in battery safety for aerospace and defence applications, more recently they have been taking this knowledge and aplying it to the electric vehicle market.
13 Jan 2020
Boeing's New 777X to Offer Gentex Dimmable Windows
Gentex Corporation announced that its latest generation of dimmable aircraft windows will be offered as optional content on the new Boeing 777X.
12 Nov 2019
Electric Air Taxi Cabable of Carrying 250kg
Vertical Aerospace has revealed flight footage of an electric vertical take off and landing aircraft capable of carrying loads of up to 250kg - the first company in the world to do so.
11 Oct 2019
Porsche and Boeing to partner on premium urban air mobility market
With this partnership, both companies will leverage their unique market strengths and insights to study the future of premium urban air mobility vehicles.
25 Sep 2019
Boeing completes test flight of unmanned aerial refueler
Boeing and the U.S. Navy successfully completed the first test flight of the MQ-25™ unmanned aerial refueler.
10 Sep 2019
IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Bryony Core catches up with Alex Huckstepp, VP Business Development at Digital Alloys at the IDTechEx 3D Business and Technology Insight Forum 2019 in Boston, MA.
29 Aug 2019
Applied Graphene Materials, Wilton Centre is supporting growth
AGM was established in 2010 by Professor Karl Coleman as a spin-out from the chemistry department of Durham University. As you would probably expect from its name, it manufactures graphene and supports its application in innovative new materials in many industries.
28 Jun 2019
Highlights from Analyst Day 2019 hosted by Dassault Systemes.
20 Jun 2019
Small Electric Aircraft Bring the Future of Aviation
It is easy to say that, although small electric aircraft are at last selling, they are a negligible part of the overall aircraft market. Mistake. They will work up from the bottom to be mainstream. Airbus, Boeing and Rolls Royce know this, but many others are sleeping through the future. Some of the successes are from small companies.
11 Jun 2019
How We Shall Cope with a Shortage of Lithium-ion Batteries
At some stage in the next ten year, there is likely to be a shortage of lithium-ion batteries. Included in this article are possible reasons and proposed solutions.
7 Jun 2019
Electric Light Aircraft Order Rush: Deeply Significant
Not long ago it was just dreams. Small internal-combustion aircraft provide taxi services, serve the declining market for private flying and a few other needs. Some are over 30 years old because total cost of ownership is an issue. Designing electric replacements seemed like entering a dust bowl.
7 Jun 2019
First successful CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing done in space
For the first time, astronauts have used CRISPR/Cas9 technology to edit DNA in space. The gene editing technique was deployed on the International Space Station.
8 May 2019
Breakthrough in cycle life performance for nickel-zinc battery
ZAF Energy Systems Inc has announced a technology breakthrough in their nickel-zinc battery technology that extends cycle life and improves reliability to disrupt the rapidly growing industrial battery market.