By Kari Williamson

The workshop is for existing and potential suppliers and covers opportunities and technical requirements for metals within the aerospace sector.

The course programme includes:

  • Anatomy of an aircraft
  • Metal/alloy selection
  • Processing of aerospace alloys
  • Jargon, terminology & culture of aerospace manufacture
  • Performance criteria & test methods
  • Future technologies
  • Supplier criteria – quality conformances & accreditations
  • Quality standards, technical specifications & accreditations
  • Market forecast 2011-2019
  • Future component demand
  • Supply chains – structure, dynamics & key players (buyers & sellers)