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UK firm to provide composite wing components for A400M
UK-based Teledyne CML Composites has been awarded a contract to supply composite wing components and assemblies for the Airbus A400M tactical airlifter.
Under the A400M ‘Life of Program’ contract, awarded on 6 January, Teledyne will supply various thermoplastic and pre-impregnated composite components, designed using advanced composite materials.
These components will be supplied to the Airbus A400M composite wing box assembly line in Filton.
Teledyne CML Composites general manager John Toner described a ‘proven track record to supply high-quality composite parts’, adding: ‘With this A400M contract award, we have concluded a significant investment in a new thermoplastics processing cell.’
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