Aviation and Defence

Budget airline Ryanair has published an environmental plan to maintain its planes' plastic in the circular economy. Read more

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Registration is open for an event featuring industry leaders of space and aviation industries. Read more

Industry News

Western Tool and Mould, a Hong Kong producer of plane interior parts, has sped up deliveries to airlines with a Stratasys Fortus 900mc printer. Read more


Dorset-based Norco Holdings will be targeting the Defence and Security Equipment International event in September to promote its lightweight composite structures to the defence sector. Read more


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Russia has developed a lightweight single-aisle passenger plane, using carbon fibre in its wings and body. Read more


Denroy Plastics celebrates recognition for high productivity and happy staff, with European Foundation for Quality Management certification by CforC. Read more

Industry News

A South Welsh aviation materials specialist, R-Tech, is answering growing testing requirements with a new Zwick 250kN universal testing machine, with latest testXpert III software. Read more




Toho Tenax., the core company of the Teijin Group’s carbon fibres business, has developed a new compound based on recycled thermoplastic carbon fibre material and PEEK thermoplastic. Read more


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On the Wings of Waste

Aviation fuel refined from end of life plastics has powered a flight across the South East of Australia. Read more


Refurbished machinery has allowed a UK manufacturer to set up a moulding shop at its Suffolk premises for the production of parts for the aerospace and defence industries. Read more