Airborne makes composite overhang panels for aircraft giant Fokker.
Airborne makes composite overhang panels for aircraft giant Fokker.

Airborne, a manufacturer of composite products based in The Hague, The Netherlands, has been awarded a contract extension to make composite overhang panels for aircraft giant Fokker.

‘As airlines are engaged in heavy competition for lower airfare rates, the focus on affordability is particularly intense in the aerospace manufacturing supply chain,’ the company said in a press release. ‘For years Airborne has been focusing on making composites affordable. […] To accelerate this, Airborne is intensifying its efforts to materialize its composite automation proposition and to make separate units ready for market in the near future.

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