Boeing’s 787 woes continue as new quality issues with structural composite parts have been found earlier this year. As the Wall Street Journal and The Seattle Times revealed on November 19, the FAA is requesting more evidence that the problems have been solved...
Future airliners could have even lighter composite structures if new lessons on structural health data are applied. Current aircraft like the Boeing 787 or Airbus A350 are ‘structurally overdesigned’ and their successors could lose weight without compromising...
In March 2018 Boeing applied for a patent to recover carbon fibers from composite waste. The patent was awarded in May 2019. The patent language is interesting: “A method for recovering carbon fibers from composite waste includes coating a water-soluble...
A British Airways Boeing 787-8 (G-ZBJG) was struck by lightning shortly after departure from London Heathrow on July 22nd en route to Chennai in India. The flight, BA35, continued on the 9 hour flight to India, but upon landing it was discovered that the aircraft had...
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