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Database of research projects

23.08.2013 |
Aircraft and Aircraft SystemsMaterialsEco-Efficiency

Multidisciplinary optimization of aircraft structures made of composite materials

Structural optimization of modern aircraft elastic structures made of composite materials considering multidisciplinary requirements. [more]

29.08.2013 |
Aircraft and Aircraft SystemsMaterials

Safety Box

The partners of the project “Safety Box” develop a safety cell, using monocoque construction to minimize serious and fatal injuries in the event of an aircraft crash. [more]

21.01.2013 |
Aviation ServicesMaterialsEco-EfficiencyLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

Heat exchanger cleaning

This project is generating the technical prerequisites for the development of a new procedure for cleaning heat exchangers in commercial aircraft. [more]

21.01.2013 |
Aviation ServicesMaterialsLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

“Rapid repair” – high tech repairs for high performance fibre-reinforced composites

Partners are jointly developing an integrated process chain for the fast, automatable and reproducible repair of high performance fibre-reinforced composites. The focus is on the repair of fuselage panels in monolithic and... [more]

[Translate to english:] FormTech Optistruct+Ti-Bond
22.10.2012 |
Aircraft and Aircraft SystemsMaterialsEco-EfficiencyLeading-Edge Cluster Competition


In the OPTISTRUCT project, FormTech and its partners are developing optimised join points from titanium and CFRPs. Ti-Bond is building on this by producing and optimising titanium leading edges for engine scoops using diffusion... [more]

05.09.2012 |
Aviation ServicesAircraft and Aircraft SystemsCabins and Cabin SystemsAir Transportation SystemMaterialsEco-Efficiency

CARE - Working together for green flying

In the EU CARE project, nine European aviation clusters are working to promote regional research in green aviation technologies [more]

13.09.2012 |
Aircraft and Aircraft SystemsMaterialsLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

Simulation and tests with riveted CFRP sheets

Investigating the joining of two CFRP fuselage shells using CFRP bolts, and the behaviour of such joins under cyclical stress. Goal: to determine the static strength and fatigue behaviour and thereby make recommendations for the... [more]

06.09.2012 |
Aviation ServicesMaterials

Thermographic crack detection

The partners want to replace the current manual inspections of aluminum aircraft fuselages, which is intensive in terms of both time and labour, with mobile, robot-based thermographic test procedures. [more]

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