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Airbus Debuts Aluminium Bodied DisruptiveLab Helicopter

Airbus Debuts Aluminium Bodied DisruptiveLab Helicopter

European aerospace firm Airbus Group SE unveiled DisruptiveLab this week, which is a new flying laboratory featuring an aluminium fuselage that will test new technology aimed at increasing aircraft performance and reducing carbon emissions. Among the technology being tested on the platform...


Aleris Wins Performance Award From Airbus

Cleveland rolled aluminium firm Aleris International, Inc. announced yesterday that it is the recipient of Airbus SE’s “Industrial Performance” award for 2018. The award, which was given in recognition of Aleris’ outstanding performance in the field of Aerostructures and Materials, highlighted the firm’s record for delivery of quality products and for the close and robust […]

Arconic Lands Five-Year, US$1 BN Supply Contract with Airbus

Arconic Inc. announced the first major contract of its new life as a value-add company yesterday. The firm has agreed to a five-year, US$1-billion deal to provide aluminium sheet and plate to French multinational aviation firm Airbus SAS. According to Arconic, the deal will have them producing aluminium sheet and plate for the entirety of […]

Alro Lands Flat-Rolled Aluminium Supply Contract with Airbus

Romanian aluminium firm Alro SA announced on Friday that it had signed a contract with French aerospace company Airbus SAS. According to the press release from Alro, the multi-year agreement is for the firm to supply Airbus with flat-rolled aluminium products. No specific airframes were mentioned in the press release, nor was the value of […]

Aleris Lands Long-Term Supplies Contract with Airbus

Cleveland rolled and extruded aluminium firm Aleris announced yesterday that it has secured a long-term supply contract with French aerospace firm Airbus SAS. According to the press release, the multi-year contract will have Aleris supplying Airbus aluminium plate and sheet (including advance wing-skin material) for use on the entirety of Airbus’ offerings, beginning in 2017. […]

Airbus Subsidiary Designs World’s First 3D-Printed Aluminium Motorcycle

European multinational aerospace and defense corporation Airbus Group SE’s subsidiary APWorks GmbH has developed the world’s first 3D-printed all-aluminium bodied motorcycle. Named the Light Rider, APWorks’ creation weighs 35 kg (77 lbs) in total, and is built on a 6 kg (13 lb) frame. It has a 6 kW (8 hp) electric motor that can […]