JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 16

Applications

aeronautics

An amphibious aircraft
made from advanced
composites
- An amphibious aircraft
made from advanced
composites ..................p16

With weight reduction being a major concern for any aircraft,
it's no surprise that MVP Aero chose advanced composites
materials as a solution for their newest model.

- A racing kayak made
out of recycled carbon
fibre .............................p17
- Wall-climbing carbon
fibre robot .................. p18

D

uring the U.S. Sport Aviation
Expo, in early 2016, MVP Aero
announced that their next project was the Model MVP-2, an amphibious aircraft that will be developed on
the Brunswick Landing site, in Maine
(USA).

A versatile aircraft
Considered for the Light Sport Aircraft
Category, this aircraft offers many
new exclusive features such as foldable
wings, which allows the MVP-2 to
access water-based destinations as well
(marinas, boathouses, etc.). As a bonus consequence, the MVP-2 can also
be manoeuvred like a boat and thus be
stored elsewhere than airports, which
reduces costs.
Paul Richards, MVP Aero's Director of
Business development is very enthusiastic about the airplane's business
potential: "The MVP-2's features are

game changing. There is no other
airplane in the world with the same
features and it dramatically enhances
the value for its owner by continuing
to deliver benefits after reaching its
destination. Our retractable canopy,
expandable deck, folding wings and
on-board thrusters allow the MVP-2 to
transition from simple transportation
into a recreational vehicle." These features were only made possible by the
use of advanced composites.

Location,
location, location
With a dynamic advanced composites
and materials manufacturing industry
and boat & ship building capabilities,
Maine and more specifically Brunswick
Landing were an obvious choice for
MVP Aero.
Brunswick Landing combines a rich
environment in advanced materials
with research centres such as the

A mock-up of MVP Aero's MVP-2 model

Composites Engineering and Research
Laboratory, R&D and testing support from the University of Maine's
Advanced Structures and Composites
Center and a broad range of composite
companies. n
More information:
www.mvp.aero/theproject/

About MVP Aero
MVP Aero Inc. is a private "C" corporation located in Delaware, USA. It designs, develops and builds the world's most versatile plane - the MVP model 3. This aircraft
will be certified and produced in the Light Sport Airplane (LSA) category but will also
be available as a fast build kit (ELSA). Design and engineering resources are based
in Duluth, MN with management and administration based in Minneapolis, MN. As
a self-funded venture, MVP Aero is exploring various full funding options. Sales are
being spearheaded in North America with sales also in South America and in Asia.
Additional relationships are being pursued globally.

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http://www.mvp.aero/theproject/

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016

Cover
Edito
Point of view: eastern promises
Contents
COMPANY & BUSINESS
APPLICATIONS
Quickstep contract to open up South Korean automotive market
Development
Design methods
Agenda of Events
APPLICATIONS
Aeronautics
Kayak
Robot
MARKET
Software
Brazil
FEATURE SIMULATION
Flow simulation
Microstructure
Damage
3D-printing
Data
Data
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Smart composites
Laser cutting
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATIONS
Testing
Efficiency
Index
In the world
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Cover
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 2
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Point of view: eastern promises
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 5
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Contents
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 7
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Quickstep contract to open up South Korean automotive market
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 9
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Development
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 11
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Design methods
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 13
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Agenda of Events
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 15
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Ad1
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Ad2
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Aeronautics
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Kayak
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Robot
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Software
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 20
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 21
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 22
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 23
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Brazil
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 25
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Flow simulation
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 27
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 28
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Microstructure
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 30
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Damage
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 32
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 33
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 3D-printing
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 35
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Data
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 37
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Data
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 39
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 40
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 41
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Smart composites
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 43
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 44
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 45
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Laser cutting
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 47
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 48
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 49
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 50
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Testing
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 52
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 53
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 54
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Efficiency
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - 56
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - Index
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #105 - June 2016 - In the world
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