SABCA at the F-16 Worldwide Review 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.
SABCA at the Farnborough Air Show 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.
SABCA on board the Dassault Falcon 5X
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.
SABCA CEO Resignation
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.
U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium Howard Gutman visits SABCA
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.
F-16 Aircraft Depot-Level MRO : SABCA (Charleroi plant, Belgium) delivers its 1200th F-16.
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.
A lecture at the KU Leuven University by SABCA’s technical manager for VEGA
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
SABCA signs a new contract with DASSAULT Equipements
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.
VEGA : successful launch, the reward of nine years' hard work !
SABCA is a major actor and partner in the new VEGA launcher that has been successfully launched this 13 February 2012.
SABCA announces a new Facility for Automatic Surface Treatments
SABCA proudly announces a new automatic surface treatments installation for large parts that will be fully operational at our Brussels plant around Easter 2012.
SABCA to extend co-operation with USAF for another five years
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.
SABCA and ELV have signed a contract for the launcher VEGA
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.
SABCA delivers its 100-th T-Shape for the A380
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.
SABCA is a partner in the new Dassault SMS Business Jet
SABCA is proud to announce that it is participating in the new SMS business jet project of Dassault Aviation as a partner for the design, development and production of the Lower Rear Fuselage.
SABCA delivers the first Flap Supports for the A350 XWB
SABCA has delivered the first Flap Supports for the new A350 XWB to its client Airbus
SABCA develops highly integrated composite structures using the SQRTM technology
The SQRTM technology developped by SABCA allows one-shot out of autoclave manufacturing of complex structures, taking advantage of the high mechanical qualities of prepreg UD tape composites and extensive automated processes.
A new powerful Aeromill at SABCA
A new powerful 5-axes, long bed, high speed milling machine has been installed at SABCA
SABCA paints F-16’s for the RNLAF
SABCA has been awarded a contract from the Royal Netherlands Air Force for the painting of thirteen F-16 MLU aircraft.
One of the largest autoclaves in Europe arrives at SABCA Limburg !
SABCA Limburg, a fully-owned subsidiary of SABCA, has received early this month its new very large autoclave. With an outside diameter of 6,1 m (20 ft) and a length of 17 m (55 ft), the new equipment is one of the largest autoclaves in Europe..