Fuselages

Fuselages

Northrop Grumman Delivers Center Fuselage for Australia's First F-35 Lightning II

PALMDALE, Calif.Â- — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) delivered the center fuselage for Australia's first F-35 Lightning II aircraft to Lockheed Martin on Sept. 23. This center fuselage will be integrated into a conventional takeoff and landing variant of the F-35 and represents the first of 100 center fuselages that will be manufactured at Palmdale for the Royal Australian Air...

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Fueling Systems

Spirit AeroSystems Rolls Out First KC-46A Tanker Forward Fuselage Section

WICHITA, Kan. – Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., (NYSE: SPR) today celebrated completion of the first forward fuselage section, Section 41, destined for integration into the Boeing KC-46A tanker. In a rollout ceremony earlier today, Boeing and U.S. Air Force representatives joined Spirit leadership and employees to mark the occasion. Right now we the fly KC-135R models and they are great and give gas...

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Fuselages

Spirit AeroSystems Delivers First A350 XWB Section 15 to Airbus

SAINT-NAZAIRE, France - Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] has successfully delivered its first composite center fuselage section for the Airbus A350 XWB program. The upper and forward lower shell (Section 15) composite fuselage panels were joined in Spirit's Saint-Nazaire, France, facility before being delivered to Airbus. Spirit is the world's largest independent supplier of commercial...

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Composite Fabrication Services

Spirit AeroSystems Celebrates Milestone on Sikorsky CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopter Program

WICHITA, Kan. -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR), the world's largest independent supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components, today celebrated the rollout of the Sikorsky CH-53K helicopter fuselage being delivered to support assembly of the first developmental test vehicle. The fuselage assembly, which includes composite cockpit and cabin sections designed and built by Spirit,...

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Fuselages

Boeing Joins Fuselage Sections for First 747-8 Intercontinental

EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 15 - Boeing (NYSE: BA) moved closer this week toward completing assembly of the first 747-8 Intercontinental as mechanics in Everett, Wash., loaded the forward and aft fuselage sections to join with the wing and center section. The 747-8 fuselage is 250 feet 2 inches (76.3 meters) long, which is 18 feet 4 inches (5.6 meters) longer than the 747-400. The stretch provides space...

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Fuselages

Boeing Assembles First 747-8 Intercontinental Forward Fuselage

EVERETT, Wash. -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) achieved another significant milestone for the first 747-8 Intercontinental Sunday night with the assembly of the airplane's forward fuselage. The 89-foot, 2-inch (27.2 meters) fuselage section, featuring the airplane's signature upper deck, was moved from the assembly tool for sealing and testing before beginning systems installation. The 747-8 features a...

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Thermal Engineering Corporation, Columbia SC
Air Filters

Thermal Engineering Corporation, Columbia SC

Thermal Engineering has been authorized to supply a second set of Sanding Prep Booths, Painting Spray Booths, Spovens & Airhouses identical to the first line supplied and completed in 2007 for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner fuselage program for Global Aeronautica, LLC, located in N. Charleston, S.C. The new 787 Dreamliner fuselage system designed by Thermal Engineering Corp. includes more than two...

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Thermal Engineering Corporation
Air Filters

Thermal Engineering Corporation

Custom Designing Spray Booths, Spovens, Airhouses & Sanding Prep Booths for the painting of the new 787 Dreamliner fuselages. Thermal Engineering has been selected to Custom Design Spray Booths, Spovens, Airhouses & Sanding Prep Booths for the new 787 Dreamliner fuselage program for Global Aeornautica, LLC. The custom booth systems includes over 2 million CFM of fresh and recirculated air that...

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