Latest Aerospace Blogs

Understanding Aerospace Materials: A Brief Overview 18th November 2019 The field of aerospace materials can be said to have begun with the production and sale of the Wright Flyer to the U.S. Army in 1909. At that time, the ... Read More

Aircraft Materials Nomenclature: Aircraft Parts Classification 4th November 2019 The production and designation of aircraft materials and parts is regulated in the United States and most other countries. Strictly speaking,  an aircraft part is an item or component that has ... Read More

LiveChat With AAA Air Support 23rd September 2019 We understand the frustration of waiting on the phone, especially when you’re in a hurry or, worse, you have an AOG situation going on. And forget about waiting for an ... Read More

Metal Grain Direction: What You Need To Know 19th August 2019 While many of the products we ship are simply cut to size before being installed or attached, others need to be formed first, often by bending. And this requires a ... Read More

2024-T42 and Natural Age 17th July 2019 2024-T42 and Natural Age 2024-T42 is a specific temper of 2024 aluminum alloy that is solution treated and naturally aged. As part of the family of 2024 aluminum alloy variants, ... Read More

Alloy Comparison: 7075-T6 Aluminum VS 7075-T62 Aluminum 3rd July 2019 Alloy Comparison: 7075-T6 Aluminum VS 7075-T62 Aluminum Both 7075-T6 aluminum and 7075-T62 aluminum are variants of the same material. They share alloy composition and many physical properties but develop different mechanical ... Read More

Aluminum Aircraft Parts: Clad Aluminum Vs Bare Aluminum 28th May 2019 Anyone working with aircraft or aircraft parts is likely quite familiar with aluminum. For the most part, all aircraft are composed of significant quantities of aluminum parts. While composite materials ... Read More