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Airbus A330 1500th Tailcone delivered... ...now heading for the A330 NEO

Jul 2015

Airbus A330 1500th Tailcone delivered…     …now heading for the A330 NEO

As a key player in the successful  A330 Program, SABCA is proud to announce the delivery of the 1500th A330 Tailcone to Airbus.

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SABCA welcomes the new Falcon 5X

Jun 2015

As Dassault Aviation rolls out the Falcon 5X today in Bordeaux, SABCA is proud to be a major partner of the Falcon 5X program, involved in the development from the very beginning. 

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SABCA at the International Paris Airshow 2015

May 2015

SABCA and its composite subsidiary SABCA Limburg will be at the International Paris Airshow, from June 15th until June 21th, 2015. 

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Green Energy is now a reality at the Sabca Limburg plant in Lummen

Apr 2015

The SABCA Group environmental footprint control strategy has made renewable energy a reality at its SABCA Limburg plant, in Lummen, with a 2 Megawatt wind turbine.  

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U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium Denise Bauer visits SABCA in Gosselies

Mar 2015

On March 04th, 2015 HE the Ambassador of the United States of America, Denise Campbell Bauer visited SONACA’s and SABCA’s facilities located in Gosselies, near Charleroi, Belgium.

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February, 11th 2015 ESA has launched its unmanned space plane demonstrator IXV, for which SABCA developed the Flaps Control System

Feb 2015

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SABCA at the AERO INDIA 2015 Air Show

Feb 2015

SABCA will be at the AERO INDIA Air Show, from 18th February until 22nd February, 2015, Hall C, Booth 2.9 - Belgian Aerospace

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SABCA at the F-16 Worldwide Review 2014

Sep 2014

SABCA will be at the F-16 TCG Worldwide Review, to be held the week of 8-12 September 2014 at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center, Ogden Utah.  Visit us at Booth 89, 2nd Floor.

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SABCA at the Farnborough Air Show 2014

Jun 2014

SABCA and its composite subsidiary SABCA Limburg will at the Farnborough Air Show, from July 14th until July 18th, 2014, Hall 1, Booth A13-A14.

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SABCA on board the Dassault Falcon 5X

Oct 2013

SABCA has been selected for both the development of the Dassault Falcon 5X Lower T34 Rear section of the fuselage and the manufacturing of Horizontal Stabilizer composite elements.

On the Horizontal Stabilizer structure, SABCA, thanks to its SABCA Limburg subsidiary, is responsible for the manufacturing engineering and the manufacturing of the Falcon 5X Horizontal Stabilizer carbon skins and spars. 

SABCA  has also been selected to manufacture and to assemble the Trim Airbrakes Slats and Flaps Unit (TASFU) which is a cockpit equipment.

 

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SABCA CEO Resignation

Aug 2013

The Board of Directors announces the resignation, for personal reasons, of Daniel BLONDEEL from his position as CEO as from 31st October 2013.

Jean-Marie LEFEVRE, manager of the Charleroi plant and member of the Executive Committee, has been appointed as the new General Manager.

 

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U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium Howard Gutman visits SABCA

Mar 2013

On March 14, 2013 HE the Ambassador of the United States of America, Howard Gutman, visited SABCA’s facilities located in Gosselies, near Charleroi, Belgium. 

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F-16 Aircraft Depot-Level MRO : SABCA (Charleroi plant, Belgium) delivers its 1200th F-16.

Oct 2012

On Monday 22nd October, like several times a month, the SABCA flight line crew successfully delivered an F16 aircraft to one of its customer Air Forces :  this time the Belgian Air Component  received back a single-seater F-16, freshly upgraded by the highly skilled technicians of the company to the latest M5 Avionics standards.

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A lecture at the KU Leuven University by SABCA’s technical manager for VEGA

Sep 2012

Mr Tillo Vanthuyne will speak about the VEGA program and his experience during a lecture at the KU Leuven (Leuven University) on Thursday, October 4, at 20:00

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SABCA signs a new contract with DASSAULT Equipements

Mar 2012

The broad know-how acquired by SABCA in the complex techniques needed for these devices has led in early 2012 to the signature of a new contract between SABCA and DASSAULT Equipements.

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VEGA : successful launch, the reward of nine years' hard work !

Feb 2012

SABCA is a major actor and partner in the new VEGA launcher that has been successfully launched this 13 February 2012.

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SABCA announces a new Facility for Automatic Surface Treatments

Dec 2011

SABCA proudly announces a new automatic surface treatments installation for large parts that will be fully operational at our Brussels plant around Easter 2012.

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SABCA to extend co-operation with USAF for another five years

Nov 2011

Depot-Level Maintenance of United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) F-16 Aircraft : SABCA  to extend co-operation with USAF for another five years.

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SABCA and ELV have signed a contract for the launcher VEGA

Nov 2011

On June 23, 2011, during the Paris Air Show, SABCA and the Italian company ELV , a subsidiary of AVIO, signed an important contract for the production of the first five shipset of the VEGA space launcher.

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SABCA delivers its 100-th T-Shape for the A380

Oct 2011

Eight years after the delivery of the first Centre Rear Lower Shell (also known as WP1223 or more graphically “T-Shape”, in relation with its shape), for the giant A380 airliner, SABCA proudly delivers this week the 100-th shipset of this element to our customer Airbus.

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