Airbus And Partners Eye 2024 For Titanium-Saving Technology

MAMA program titanium demonstrators
Credit: IRT Saint-Exupery
LYON—A project led by the IRT Saint-Exupery research and technology institute in Toulouse is well on track to cutting raw materials needed for 30% of titanium parts on Airbus aircraft. The expected advancement will rely on improved closed-dye forging (a process using tooling that resembles a waffle...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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