Weber Metals Unveils New 540-meganewton Press for Aerospace Components

As aircraft become larger, lighter, and increasing more sophisticated, so do their components and parts. Follow that logic, and part manufacturing must also become more powerful and advanced. In the case of aluminum and titanium press-forged parts – like cockpit window frames, wing to fuselage fittings, various bulkheads, supports, and...

Working Pilot Recruitment From All Angles

In conjunction with National STEM Day, United States Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson took to Twitter to promote science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with a little help from Sesame Street characters Elmo and Abby Cadabby. In a brief message, Wilson talked about the importance that STEM education plays in...

U.S. DoD orders 255 Lockheed Martin F-35 military combat aircraft in $22.7B deal

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., part of Lockheed Martin Corp., in Fort Worth, Texas, won a $22.7 billion contract from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to deliver 255 of its F-35 fifth-generation military combat aircraft. The contract modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price advanced acquisition contract (N00019-17-C-0001) is valued at...

Stratasys Lpm Technology Marries Additive Manufacturing, Short-run Metal Parts Production

Stratasys (Nasdaq:SSYS) in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, is developing a new additive manufacturing (AM) platform for short-run metal applications based on Stratasys’ Layered Powder Metallurgy (LPM) technology, designed to make production of metal parts faster, easier, and more cost-effective, with the goal of helping customers pioneer a new era in additive manufacturing...