Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.
 

Front page

PPG Aerospace delivers MRJ flight-deck windows to MITAC for flight tests

PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) aerospace transparencies group has delivered windshields and side flight-deck windows for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) to Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MITAC) for flight testing.

Ship sets of parts produced by PPG at its Huntsville, Alabama, manufacturing facility already supplied to MITAC have passed bird-impact and static testing, according to Arthur Scott, PPG Aerospace global director for commercial transparencies. The heated glass windshield and side window designs passed testing to resist impact by a 4-pound bird at 300 knots.

PPG is under contract to design and manufacture the windshields and side windows, among the largest in commercial aviation, for the life of the program and support operators with aftermarket parts. Manufacturing of production parts is expected to begin this summer.

Press release issued by PPG Transparencies on June 16, 2015

 

 Contact details from our directory:
PPG Transparencies Glass, Windows, Windshields, Window Shades, Lenses, Transparent Canopies

 

 Related aircraft programs:
Mitsubishi MRJ

 

 Related directory sectors:
Windows & Glass

Enhanced listings:


Midland Aerospace
Manufacturer of complex 3- and 5-axis CNC machined and fabricated detail components & assemblies for the aerospace & defence market sectors.

Airmo Inc. Pressure Technologies
Airmo manufactures systems and tools for hydrostatic testing, end forming, tube expansion, and high-pressure accessories to 60,000psi (4,137bar).

EWI
The leading engineering and technology organization in North America dedicated to developing, testing and implementing advanced manufacturing technologies for industry.

Quintus Technologies
Quintus Technologies is a global leading provider of high pressure fluid cell presses and hydroform deep-draw presses for sheet metal forming

Attwater Group
Attwater are manufacturers and machinists of thermoset, high pressure composite sheets to recognised international standards.

See our advertising tariff.

 

12
data pages remaining in monthly quota for non-subscribers

© Copyright of Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2017. Terms & Conditions of reading.