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The Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment Conference
THE AIRCRAFT AIRWORTHINESS & SUSTAINMENT CONFERENCE
April 22-26, 2019
The mission of this conference is to identify the challenges and the collaborative work being done within the aerospace community in improving the safety, airworthiness, availability and cost effectiveness of both our military and commercial aircraft fleets. The battle of maintaining an aging fleet ...

GO DIGITAL US
GO DIGITAL US
April 29-29, 2019
With offices in Malmö, Sweden and San Diego, California, we work with a global perspective building partnerships with the leading experts and suppliers in aviation knowledge management.

Aerospace Propulsion Products B.V.


Aerospace Propulsion Products B.V. develops and produces gas generators for various applications. We are a European leader in the field of rocket engine igniters for space launchers as Ariane 5 and Vega. Furthermore, we are active in the field of fast gas generators for dust explosion suppression and we are developing fascinating new products based on patented cool gas generator technology.

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EVENTS

The Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment Conference
THE AIRCRAFT AIRWORTHINESS & SUSTAINMENT CONFERENCE
April 22-26, 2019
The mission of this conference is to identify the challenges and the collaborative work being done within the aerospace community in improving the safety, airworthiness, availability and cost effectiveness of both our military and commercial aircraft fleets. The battle of maintaining an aging fleet ...

GO DIGITAL US
GO DIGITAL US
April 29-29, 2019
With offices in Malmö, Sweden and San Diego, California, we work with a global perspective building partnerships with the leading experts and suppliers in aviation knowledge management.