Metals

AAA Air Support Is International – Israel

One of the inescapable facts of the aerospace industry is it’s inherently global and international nature. According to one source, there are over 15,000 airports in the world. And these are just the larger airports. This number does not include the thousands of private airfields, small rural airstrips, heliports, and other...

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AAA Air Support Is Nationwide – And International

We are a tight-knit and streamlined enterprise that takes pride not only in our extensive expertise and experience as an aerospace metal supplier, but in our international reach.  AAA Air Support’s main campus is strategically situated near Los Angeles International Airport, which allows us to serve and deliver all your company’s...

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Working With AAA Air Support And LTAs

As an Aerospace metal supplier we are happy to work with aircraft and aerospace companies across the industry to provide their various raw material needs.  We are located near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which is ideally situated to serve and deliver all of your company's raw material needs. Our facility...

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Aluminum Sheet Products Versus Aluminum Plate

Today, aluminum materials make up 75 to 80 percent of a modern aircraft and aluminum has been used in that capacity since the birth of powered flight.  In fact, even before the Wright Brothers first successful flight in 1903, Count Ferdinand Zeppelin used aluminum to make the frames of his airship...

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Titanium Sheet and Titanium Rolled Products

If you've been involved in the aerospace industry during the last two decades you’re probably aware of the increasingly common use of titanium products in both aircraft frames and parts, as well as aircraft engine components. The rising costs of fuel and other factors in the economy have driven the need...

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How to Complete Our Request a Quote Form

When you need quality aerospace metal materials, we like to think that AAA Air Support should be your “go to” choice. AAA Air Support is a manufacturer and stocking distributor of quality raw materials including roll form stringers and aluminum extrusions, as well many other aluminum, steel and titanium products used...

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AS9100D Certified: Ensuring Aerospace Metals Vendor Trust And Reliability

Someone once said, “Mere time on the planet doesn’t mean you know anything.”  Translated to businesses and, in particular, to aerospace distributors of raw materials, that simply means that just because a company’s been around for a while is no guarantee of quality. We understand that when it comes to ordering products...

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A Look At Seamless Vs. Welded Tubing

A Look At Seamless Vs. Welded Tubing Among the many aluminum products used in a variety of industries, tubing has a significant place in the aerospace industry.  There are essentially two basic types of tubing produced: seamless tubing and welded tubing. Metal Tubing Production The production processes are somewhat indicated by their name.  For example,...

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Understanding Aerospace Materials: AMS Specifications

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 principal consideration for selecting materials was essentially maximum strength with minimum weight. As other builders and manufacturers joined the budding industry...

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Aircraft Materials Nomenclature: Aircraft Parts Classification

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 been approved for installation on a type-certificated aircraft. Aircraft parts are approved within the jurisdictions of the countries where the...

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