PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) aerospace transparencies group has been selected by Gulfstream to supply windshields, side cockpit windows and passenger-cabin window assemblies for the G500™ and G600™ business jets
Huntsville, AL, transparencies facility; Irvine, CA, coatings manufacturing plant; and Kennesaw, GA, application support center (ASC) were recognized for product quality, on-time delivery, customer satisfaction, and robust, lean processes
PPG is designing and will produce the heated glass windshields and side cockpit windows at its Huntsville, AL, facility, while the fuselage windows are being designed of stretched acrylic and will be manufactured at its Sylmar, CA, location.
PPG has expanded the ability for its Central Europe application support center in Hamburg, Germany, to package aerospace sealants for customers in Central and Eastern Europe by adding equipment to provide premixed and frozen sealant
Flying Colours Aviation repainted a QantasLink 717 airplane with a basecoat-clearcoat coatings system by PPG Industries’ aerospace business that delivered what it promised – a quickly-achieved, smooth, high-gloss finish.
PPG facilities in Huntsville, AL, and Sylmar, CA, and its Ampaspace subsidiary in Casaletto Vaprio, Italy, near Milan, were recognized for supplying Gulfstream with flight-deck windows and passenger-cabin windows.
Its 10th-anniversary livery gave Jetstar reason to celebrate with an Airbus A320 aircraft painted orange, with white and black lettering and a white star, that should keep its good looks for years to come.
The two-day event supported PPG's continuing efforts to educate customers about the environmental, productivity, application and performance benefits of AEROCRON electrocoat primer technology for the aerospace industry
Working from black-and-white photographs, LOT and PPG officials created the colors for a retro design honoring a historic livery and the airline’s original logo that featured a representation of a crane in flight.
PPG has qualified PRC FIP Strip form-in-place sealant tape to SAE International's Aerospace Material Specification 3379 for polysulfide rubber preformed strips used to seal removable doors, skins and panels.
It will support a program that exposes local students to various STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers and challenges them to master cutting-edge solutions for various scientific concepts.
It has designed uniquely shaped, lightweight glass windshields and side cockpit windows for the new Dassault Falcon 5X business jet that accentuate the cockpit’s aerodynamics and afford expansive visibility.
The restored Mystere 20 business jet with serial number 1 will be on display on Le Bourget Airport’s tarmac, in front of the Advanced Air Support facility, through June 23, after which it returns to France’s air and space museum, Musée de l'Air et de...