Engaged: American Utilicraft Corporation And Metalcraft Technologies | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

AMA Drone Report

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday

Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI

Airborne On ANN

AMA 04.27.17

Airborne
04.24.17

Airborne
04.25.17

Airborne
04.26.17

Airborne
04.27.17

Airborne
04.28.17

Airborne-Unmanned 04.25.17

Airborne-YouTube

AMA 04.27.17

Airborne
04.24.17

Airborne
04.25.17

Airborne
04.26.17

Airborne
04.27.17

Airborne
04.28.17

Airborne-Unmanned 04.25.17

Fri, Jun 25, 2004

Engaged: American Utilicraft Corporation And Metalcraft Technologies

Companies Planning To Build FF-1080 Prototype Aircraft

Metalcraft Technologies, Inc. (MTI) and American Utilicraft Corporation have entered into formal discussions with the idea of signing a contract for the manufacture of the fuselage for the FF-1080 flight test and production aircraft.

The companies expect to finalize their negotiations and enter into a definitive agreement to begin construction of the center fuselage section for the Pre-Production Prototype FF-1080 aircraft within the next 30 days.

For the flight test aircraft, MTI proposes to:

  • Manufacture all the details for the fuselage.
  • Design and manufacture all required assembly jigs and fixtures.
  • Assemble the forward and aft sections of the fuselage (including horizontal and vertical stabilizers) at their facility in Cedar City (UH).
  • Provide technical assistance and supervision for the assembly of the center section of the fuselage at the American Utilicraft facility in Lawrenceville (GA), on Gwinnett County Airport (LZU).

American Utilicraft intends to conduct final assembly of the prototype aircraft at its planned (to be constructed) 80,000 sq. ft Final Assembly Facility in New Mexico.

It is American Utilicraft management's opinion that MTI is particularly well suited to undertake this type of activity for the Company because of MTI's long-term experience in the aerospace subassembly manufacturing business, and particularly their "hands on" involvement in the production of detail parts and major structural assemblies for Sino Swearingen, Eclipse, and Safire flight test articles.

FMI: www.utilicraft.com, www.metalcraft.net

Advertisement

More News

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.29.17)

Beechcraft Heritage Museum The Beechcraft Heritage Museum is a distinctly original one-of-a-kind, “living and working” aviation museum that traces the lineage of the Be>[...]

AMA Drone Report 04.27.17: Kitty Hawk Flyer, College Drones, DJI VR Goggles

Also: Airborne at XPONENTIAL, AMA On Mil-Airspace, Canadian Drones, AMA Legislative Efforts With an appearance not all that different than many of the multi-copters we’re all>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 04.25.17: UAS Broadcast, College Drone Racing, XPO17 LIVE!

Also: Aeryon Labs, Northrop Grumman, XTAR Connectivity, Bowling Green Drones The broadcast platforms of tomorrow may well be unmanned... and 360 Designs has just introduced the Fly>[...]

Airborne 04.28.17: Perlan Mission II, DJI VR Goggles, Pilot... NOT!

Also: American Airlines, Airborne-NextGen, Biofuel, ATR 72-600, Gogo, Drone Drive, L3 Aviation Airbus Perlan Mission II, an initiative to fly a glider to the edge of space to colle>[...]

AUVSI and Aero-News Announce Live Webcast Schedules for XPONENTIAL 2017

The World's Greatest Gathering Of 'All Things Unmanned' Will Get Expert Live Coverage! The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and their "Airborne-Unmann>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC