The European Space Agency in the service of aviation MRO

Léo Barnier

2019/11/28 | 323 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO
The European Space Agency in the service of aviation MRO © ESA / P. de Maagt

Aircraft maintenance is not an area that we generally associated with the space sector. And yet, the European Space Agency (ESA) has shown that it can be useful in this field, or at least its facilities can. It welcomed Specto Aerospace into its European Space Technology Centre (ESTEC) at Noordwijk, in the Netherlands. The Dutch company, which specialises in composite repair, was able to test an Airbus A340 radome in ESA's HERTZ (Hybrid European Radio frequency and antenna Test Zone) anechoi...(…)

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