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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SABCA is a partner in the new Dassault SMS Business Jet

Jun 2011

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.

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SABCA delivers the first Flap Supports for the A350 XWB

May 2011

SABCA has delivered the first Flap Supports for the new A350 XWB to its client Airbus

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SABCA develops highly integrated composite structures using the SQRTM technology

Jan 2011

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.

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A new powerful Aeromill at SABCA

Dec 2010

A new powerful 5-axes, long bed, high speed milling machine has been installed at SABCA

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SABCA paints F-16’s for the RNLAF

May 2010

SABCA has been awarded a contract from the Royal Netherlands Air Force for the painting of thirteen F-16 MLU aircraft.

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One of the largest autoclaves in Europe arrives at SABCA Limburg !

Feb 2010

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..


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