VX Aerospace News

VX AEROSPACE CORPORATION ACHIEVES AS9100 CERTIFICATION MILESTONE

November 19, 2007 (Morganton, NC) VX Aerospace Corporation is excited to announce that it has obtained certification to Aerospace Quality Management Standard AS9100. The certification scope comprises Designing and Manufacturing Advanced Composite Structures and Assemblies for the Aerospace Industry. AS9100 Certification is the gold standard in the aviation industry and has been adopted worldwide as…


ANTILLES SEAPLANES, LLC, PARTNERS WITH VX AEROSPACE AND NC A&T UNIVERSITY ON DEVELOPMENT OF SPECIAL FORCES AMPHIBIOUS AIRCRAFT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Dyer or Warren Ludlam Antilles Seaplanes, LLC 336.449.5702 E-mail Address: ddyer@antillesseaplanes.com wludlam@antillesseaplanes.com Web Address: www.antillesseaplanes.com ANTILLES SEAPLANES, LLC, PARTNERS WITH VX AEROSPACE AND NC A&T UNIVERSITY ON DEVELOPMENT OF SPECIAL FORCES AMPHIBIOUS AIRCRAFT Gibsonville, North Carolina (10 December 2007) Antilles Seaplanes, LLC, headquartered in Gibsonville, NC, announces that it is…


VX AEROSPACE OF MORGANTON BREAKS SPEED RECORD

Morganton, NC, (January 29, 2008) VX Aerospace accepted a banner from the North Carolina State University Industrial Extension Service (IES) today, celebrating its AS 9100 certification. VX completed in 2½ months what generally takes up to 12 months. Less than three months from beginning to certificate in hand, is an all-time implementation speed record for…


VX AEROSPACE AWARDED MILITARY CONTRACT FOR AIRCRAFT COMPOSITE PARTS

May 15, 2008 (Morganton, NC) Shortly after receiving their AS9100 certification, VX Aerospace was awarded a contract through L3 Communications, to reverse engineer and manufacture composite parts for helicopters based at the Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, NC. In many cases, the current helicopter parts are made of aluminum, and VX Aerospace will reverse…


VX AEROSPACE TEAMS WITH ADVAERO TECHNOLOGIES AND NC A&T UNIVERSITY TO EXPLORE ADVANCED COMPOSITE MANUFACTURING TECHNIQUES

August 1, 2008 (Morganton, NC) VX Aerospace Corporation of Morganton, NC has teamed with Advaero Technologies of Greensboro, NC (a spin-off from NC A&T State University), to explore new manufacturing techniques for light-weight composite parts for military aircraft. Under the teaming arrangement, VX Aerospace will manufacture various composite parts for its customers using certain Out-of-Autoclave…



VX AEROSPACE AWARDED PRIME CONTRACT FOR H-46 HELICOPTER COMPOSITE PARTS

August 25, 2010 (Morganton, NC) VX Aerospace was awarded a direct prime contract with the Naval Air Systems Command to reverse-engineer and manufacture composite Engine Air Inlet Cowlings for the Marine Corps H-46 helicopter. The current Engine Air Inlet Cowlings are subject to wear and tear over time, since the cowlings must be removed by…


VX AEROSPACE AWARDED SECOND DELIVERY ORDER FOR HELICOPTER COMPOSITE PARTS

December 18, 2010 (Morganton, NC) VX Aerospace was awarded a second Delivery Order, under its prime contract with the Naval Air Systems Command, to reverse-engineer and manufacture composite Stub Wing Upper Access Panels for the Marine Corps H-46 helicopter. The existing Stub Wing Upper Access Panels experience sub-structural disbonds when an excessive external load is…


VX AEROSPACE AWARDED THIRD DELIVERY ORDER FOR HELICOPTER METAL FLOORBOARDS

January 24, 2011 (Morganton, NC) VX Aerospace was awarded a third Delivery Order, under its prime contract with the Naval Air Systems Command, to reverse-engineer and manufacture metal Ramp Floorboard Panels for the Marine Corps H-46 helicopter. The existing Ramp Floorboard Panels are subject to repeated wear and tear during loading and unloading operations. The…


About Innovation Fund North Carolina

Innovation Fund North Carolina (IFNC) aims to bridge a common funding gap between when entrepreneurs have exhausted their personal funding and when their companies can attract angel and venture capital funding. IFNC makes pre-seed funding awards to help entrepreneurs validate their technologies and business concepts. In addition to funding, IFNC provides education and mentoring resources…