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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]

[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]

04.09.2012 |
Aircraft and Aircraft SystemsCabins and Cabin SystemsLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

Cabin technology and multifunctional fuel cells

New system concepts are developed in this flagship project. The focal point is on the deployment of fuel cells in commercial aircraft and the associated innovations for cabin technologies. [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]

07.09.2012 |
Aircraft and Aircraft SystemsMaterialsEco-Efficiency

Analytical buckling analysis of composite structures

Development of highly efficient analysis methods describing the buckling and post-buckling behaviour of stiffened and unstiffened thin-walled composite structures under in-plane loads. [more]

06.09.2012 |
Aviation ServicesAircraft and Aircraft SystemsCabins and Cabin SystemsLeading-Edge Cluster Competition

New MRO – extending competence to new aircraft types

The aim of this flagship Leading-Edge Cluster project is to develop new techniques and processes for the technical support (MRO) of future aircraft, with five focal issues and a total of thirteen projects. [more]

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