4 MARCH 2019


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Article from BTNews 4 MARCH 2019

From F1 to Business Class

Technology and engineering services company Williams Advanced Engineering and JPA Design have joined forces to revolutionise future aircraft interiors through the application of world-class design and Formula One-derived technology.

The companies say as airlines invest in new, lighter aircraft made of composite materials, such as carbon fibre in the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A350, there is great potential to make a step-change in cabin layout.

This would boost passenger comfort, fuel-saving and carbon emission reductions compared to existing traditional approaches, through the application of new interior design and lightweight materials, they add.

The partnership says it is looking to capitalise on this potential through using proprietary technologies from both parties to save weight while increasing comfort and space.

Further details about the partnership will be revealed at the Passenger Experience Conference on 1 April and the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) on 2-4 April, both in Hamburg.

JPA Design London managing director Ben Orson and Williams Advanced Engineering senior commercial manager Stu Olden will speak at the conference.

Subsequently, the companies will showcase an example of the new technology on offer to airlines and their passengers. This will be at the Expo on the ADS stand, 3UA10 in the UK Pavilion, Hall B3 Upper of the Hamburg Messe.



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