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Sicomin’s advanced epoxies in Sling aircraft

The Sling is a competitively priced, high performance, lightweight aluminium and composite aircraft.

22nd March 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Marseilles

Transport/​Aerospace

The Sling is a competitively priced, high performance, lightweight aluminium and composite aircraft, which can be purchased as a fully constructed and test flown aircraft or as a home build kit. Previously, the composite undercarriage was wet laminated and then cut to shape. However, the very thick glass epoxy laminate was difficult to laminate and trim so TAF began seeking a more efficient and less labour-intensive alternative.

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