Category Archives: Aeronautics

HAIRD

Hybrid aircraft seating requirement specification and design HAIRD project aims to deliver a new design for a next generation aircraft seating which is comfortable,light-weight, fast to disassemble, easy to dismantle, cost efficient to produce, highly recyclable and reliable in structural integrity.   Within the HAIRD project a new mono-materials cushions will be developed to improve… Read More »

BREEZE

Hybrid photocatalyitic air filter for removing pollutants and odours from aircraft cabin zone An aircraft cabin is a unique environment due to the extremely high density of occupation and limited available air volume. This favours the dispersion of germs and the accumulation of pollutants such as Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and… Read More »

RESET

Re-use of Thermoplastic Composite Current European policies plead for new technologies capable to implement feasible processes for recycling of products in their end of life cycle. Within this framework the re-use of  thermoplastic composites, is a recurrent topic within the aircraft manufacturing industry which needs a suitable solution for the high performance thermoplastic composites once… Read More »

LEITAT @ The Fourth SESAR Innovation Days

The SESAR Innovation Days have been the main forum for dissemination of WP-E results. It will continue to be the flagship event for innovation into the future, allowing interaction with the wider ATM research community and industry representatives. SESAR Innovation Days 2014 was hosted by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain from 25th to 27th November 2014.

LEITAT developing efficient environment friendly aircraft coatings for Dassault Aviation

The project funded in Cleansky Framework(CS/307111) lead by LEITAT involves the Development of new antimicrobial nano-structured durable coatings for aircraft fuel tanks.Research and development is being done in formulation of new antimicrobial nano-structured durable coatings chemically grafted onto non nutrient chromate free primer of fuel tanks.These new antifungal coating formulations will be compatible with the fuel,… Read More »