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A New Kind Of Masking Tape Will Save The Aerospace Industry Millions

A New Kind Of Masking Tape Will Save The Aerospace Industry Millions

When engineers build planes, they use heavy aluminium masking tape to cover up surfaces during production. Now, engineers at BAE Systems have created a new kind of tape that leaves the surface clean when it’s peeled away — and it’s reckoned it will save them $US70 million.

Economy Aeroplane Seats Of The Future Will Be More Like First Class

Economy Aeroplane Seats Of The Future Will Be More Like First Class

BAE Systems has taken a break from submarines and warships to lavish attention on the humble cattle-class flyer. Its IntelliCabin, a system that integrates passenger controls into a touchscreen tablet interface for fliers and staff, should make standard class a bit more like first. A bit.