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January 14, 2012

Aerontec Featured in Engineering News

Composite materials supplier Aerontec aims to make inroads into the local civil engineering sector, says technical sales representative Lawrie Droomer. He adds that this was brought […]
January 14, 2012

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May 6, 2010

Peter completes epic solo Atlantic row

Peter van Kets successfully became the first African to row the Atlantic solo in 76 days. Aerontec supplied the carbon fibre fabrics and the PVC structural […]
September 15, 2009

Composites help Sling pilots fly around the world

Mike Blyth and James Pitman, co-owners of South Africa-based The Airplane Factory, on Aug. 27 completed an around-the-world trip in the Sling, a sport aircraft they built that makes significant use of composites. Their 40-day trip took the duo through 13 countries and covered a distance of 45,150 km/28,055 miles.