Can Stronger, Lighter Aircraft Parts Be Made Faster?

Inside the race to accelerate composite manufacturing

 

Finding a way to quickly construct new, sustainable aircraft is one of the aeronautical challenges of the  21st century. How can we make large aircraft components, like aircraft wings and fuselages, from composite materials at a higher rate of speed? NASA is addressing that challenge through one of its newest projects, Hi-Rate Composite Aircraft Manufacturing (HiCAM).

 

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Cover design by Dave Campbell. (Photo courtesy of Boeing and republished with permission)

 


 

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