Bombardier Completes First Flight Of 135-160-Seat CS300
In a sign of the increasing maturity of Bombardier’s CSeries airliner, the first test aircraft for the stretched, 135-seat CS300 variant flew for about 5 hours on its first flight from Mirabel, near Montreal, on Feb. 27.
Flight test vehicle (FTV) 7 is the fifth CSeries to fly. Four test aircraft for the initial 110-seat CS100 version have logged more than 1,000 hours since the CSeries ...
Entire Aircraft Engine Built With 3D Printer at Australia’s Monash University
The 3D printed engine is a replica of a gas turbine engine, an auxiliary power unit used in aircraft such as the Falcon 20 private jet. Its producer, French aerospace company Microturbo (Safran) says it was chosen because they were willing for the internal workings to be displayed.
Two jet engines have been printed. One is on display this week at the International Air Show in Avalon, while the ...
Two Component Flame Retardant Epoxy Developed for Aerospace Industry
Developed primarily for specialty aviation applications, Master Bond EP90FR-V is a two part epoxy system that passes the vertical burn test portion of the FAR standard 14 CFR 25.853(a) for flame retardancy.
This enables it to be used in aviation applications including interior panels, door frame lining and floor/door assemblies.
EP90FR-V has a convenient one to one mix ratio by weight and ...