Articles tagged with: Leigth-weight


Material development in aviation engineering

11.2015 | New materials are the key technology in developing future aircraft and engines. Yet there is still plenty of untapped potential, says Prof. Carolin Körner, Chair of Metals Science and Technology at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, in an AEROREPORT interview.


Titanium aluminide - a class all by itself

05.2013 | Titanium aluminide is a game-changing material that helps make engines quieter, fuel-thriftier and cleaner. It will have to prove its worth in flight operations as early as next year when the first A320neo with TiAl components onboard will take to the air. And that’s just the beginning…