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Aero Composites was a kitplane manufacturer based in Fulton, Illinois. It marketed the Sea Hawker amphibious aircraft between 1986 and 1988. It sold all rights to the design to Aero Composite Technologies. Also known as amateur-built aircraft, homebuilt aircraft are constructed by one or more persons for whom this is not a professional activity. ... Fulton is a city located in Whiteside County, Illinois. ... An amphibious or amphibian aircraft is an aircraft that can land on either land or water. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 1986: Events January January 9 - the UK Defence Secretary, Michael Heseltine, resigns amidst a political furore over the future of Westland Helicopters. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 1988: Events January January 26 - the French decence ministry approves full-scale development of the Dassault Rafale January 30 - a Boeing 747 sets a new around-the-world record of 36 hours 54 minutes April April 23 - Kanellos Kanellopoulos recreates the... Aero Composite Technologies was a kitplane manufacturer based in Somerset, Pennsylvania. ...

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GKN Aerospace is working on the development of new techniques for composite manufacture that will extend the use of composite materials across the airframe and into aero-engines.
These 20m long spars represent the first ever application of carbon composites for a primary structure on a large transport aircraft wing and we are producing them using much of the new manufacturing expertise we have developed”.
The CRC is already involved in at least 5 aerospace related research programmes and is investigating areas including acoustic technologies, the application of composites into aero-engines and the further development of manufacturing processes which will enable large, highly complex, and curved assemblies to be produced swiftly, to high levels of tolerance, with great consistency.
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Composite materials combine properties to make ideal components with mechanical strength, high dielectric constants, and other important characteristics.
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Composite materials are strong, wear-resistant, and can handle high loads and impact.
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