Composite Structures Presentation at EAA 96

by Xavier Marshall, Vice President of EAA Chapter 96 and RRS member

The Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 96, at the Compton Airport in Los Angeles will be holding their monthly meeting on Saturday, April 20th starting at 10AM. The EAA hangar 96 is at 901 West Alondra Blvd., Compton, CA, 90220.

Parking at the EAA hangar 96, Compton Airport

At the meeting, they will be hosting Terry Price, retired expert in composite structures. Composite structures have become common in aerospace vehicles. This in-depth presentation will show examples of how different composite types from fiberglass to stealth technology.are used.

Terry Price, EAA member and composites expert

Terry Price is a member of EAA Chapter 7. He is a composites material consultant and a nationally recognized expert. He recently retired as a Professor where he taught Composites Manufacturing Technology at the Cerritos College and Composites Training Center (CTC) for over 40 years. He has organized, developed and delivered technical training assistance to the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, NASA, Boeing, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin on the F-35 program, Northrop Grumman on the FA-18 and B-2 programs, (DoD) and McDonnell Douglas on the C-17 program.

Terry has also written various Industry training manuals and publications some which include the FAA Technical Manual: “Manufacturing Advanced Composite Components for Airframes” and The Boy Scouts of America – Merit Badge for “Composites”.

This presentation will include a brief overview of composite materials, applications and processes, as well as hands-on examples for attendees. RRS members and other interested parties are welcome to join the EAA 96 at this event on Saturday, April 20th.

Before then, feel free to stop by the RRS meeting this Friday, April 12th, at 7:30pm, at the Ken Nakaoka Community Center in Gardena.

For any questions, contact: xavier.marshall@gmail.com

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