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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.
September 14, 2009

Nyamezela boat launch – 18 September 09

Come and Join Peter van Ket at the East London Surf Lifesaving Club as he launches his boat, the Nyamezela. Peter is about to attempt a 5500km unassisted solo journey across the Atlantic and Aerontec are proud to be associated with Peter as the supplier of the composite materials they used to build this boat.
September 14, 2009

Vacuum Bagging Films

These films are traditionally made from “nylon” and or nylon derivatives. Temperature capabilities vary from as low as 80°C to as high as 425°C. Certain types […]
September 14, 2009

The new Aerontec website

Welcome to the new Aerontec website! We have been working on the site for the past couple of months and we are glad that today we can finally remove the covers and present you with our website!