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L3 - Living Space, Lightweight, Leadtime.

Zodiac Aerospace and Hexcel present L3

Zodiac Aerospace, world leader in aircraft seating, teamed with Hexcel, world leader in aerospace carbon fiber composite materials, to develop L3 - Living Space, Lightweight, Leadtime.

The first seats will be presented to airlines during the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg.

The L3 is a revolutionary passenger seat dedicated for medium/short haul flights, offering a good living space to passengers and to airlines a higher density and a lighter weight, below 4 kg per passenger. The manufacturing process of the seat, resulting from cooperation between Zodiac Seats and Hexcel will ensure a quick manufacturing and delivery time compared to current seats.

The L3 is an all-composite seat, manufactured from Hexcel's HexPly® carbon fiber prepregs which provide light weight, mechanical resistance and an aesthetic appearance. The armrests and tray tables are manufactured from Hexcel's HexMC® compression molding process, providing a unique look and strong resistance.

The certification process is progressing as per our plan in our development tests process.

Press release issued by Hexcel Composites on April 7, 2014


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Hexcel Composites Honeycomb Core Composites, Epoxy Resins, Carbon-reinforced Composites, Composite Adhesive, Resins, Prepreg, Composite Sandwich Panels
Zodiac Seats France Passenger Seating, Crew Seating


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