Aerospace Structures

Triumph Aerospace Structures integrates a rich legacy with innovative technology, manufacturing and tooling to create state of the art metallic and composite aircraft structures. We design, manufacture, test, certify, assemble and integrate large metallic and composite structures for commercial, business and military original equipment manufacturers. As a large Tier 1 structures integrator, our main products include wings, wing boxes, fuselage panels, horizontal and vertical tails and sub-assemblies such as floor grids.

FY '17 Sales by Market (%)

  • Commercial
  • Business
  • Military
Aircraft Wings

From wing root to wing tip, TAS provides large, fully integrated turn-key wing assemblies to business, commercial and military aircraft manufacturers around the globe. Designed and manufactured with the industry’s most advanced development and manufacturing tools, our wing assemblies are built to meet the extreme tolerances of today’s advanced aircraft.

The Group also incorporates the largest and most comprehensive U.S. based testing capabilities outside independent labs and OEMs.

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Product development
  • Metallic / composites construction
  • Highly automated facilities
  • Design, analysis and testing
  • Integrated wings
  • Skins & stringers
Locations

 Key Products
  • Wings
  • Flaps
  • Ailerons
  • Winglets
  • Spoilers
  • Leading edge
Materials
  • Advanced aluminum alloys
  • Light weight composites

Fuselages

TAS designs and builds all size fuselages and related parts in both metallic and composite materials.

By incorporating innovative manufacturing technologies, such as robotics, automation, composite lay-up and bonding, TAS has developed efficient and cost effective fuselage solutions that help keep manufactures competitive.

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Product development
  • Metallic / composites construction
  • Highly automated facilities
  • Design, analysis and testing
Locations

 Key Products
  • Fuselage panels and plugs
  • Floor structures
  • Pressure bulkheads
  • Door surrounds
  • Aft fuselage
  • Helicopter cabins
Materials
  • Advanced aluminum alloys
  • Light weight composites

Engineering

Engineering encompasses the entire life cycle of a product, from inception to component delivery. Areas of focus include: systems engineering, materials and processing, reliability and maintainability, and safety. Triumph’s engineering organization has a long and successful history of developing new aerospace structures for a wide array of customers and brings a variety of engineering services, product development, research and development, and testing capabilities to the market.

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Integrated product development
  • Design & analysis
  • Innovation & technology
  • Testing
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Certification
Locations

 KEY OFFERINGS
  • Configuration data management
  • Systems engineering
  • Mass properties
  • FD&T
  • Full-scale testing
  • Drop testing
  • Fatigue testing
  • Coupon testing
  • Certification testing
Materials
  • Advanced aluminum alloys
  • Light-weight composites
  • Out-of-autoclave composites
  • Thermoplastics
  • Exotic materials

Empennages

TAS builds vertical and horizontal stabilizers for military and commercial aircraft in both composite and metallic materials.

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Product development
  • Metallic / composites construction
  • Highly automated facilities
  • Design, analysis and testing
Locations

Key Products
  • Horizontal tail
  • Vertical tail
  • Rudders
  • Elevators
  • Tail &tail assemblies
Materials
  • Advanced aluminum alloys
  • Light-weight composites

Nacelle Products

Utilizing the latest technologies, automated equipment, acoustics testing and advanced high-temperature materials, TAS nacelle products are well respected throughout the industry.

New advanced manufacturing processes have enabled TAS to design and build new lower cost products while maintaining a strict adherence to the required tolerances for aerospace equipment.

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Product development
  • Complex composites construction
  • Highly automated facilities
  • Design, analysis and testing
Locations

 Key Products
  • Inlets
  • Exhaust nozzles
  • Engine cowls
Materials

Common to exotic materials, including:

  • Aluminum
  • Titanium
  • High-strength steel and epoxy
  • Polyimide composites

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