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, engineer, manufacture and assemble large complex structures, sub-systems and close-tolerance parts for military, commercial and industrial OEMs. As a large Tier 1 structures integrator, our key products include wings, wing boxes, fuselage panels, horizontal and vertical tails and sub-assemblies such as floor grids.

FY '18 Sales by Market (%)

  • Commercial
  • Military
  • Business
  • Regional
  • Non-Aviation
Commercial Structures

Integrated design, build and assembly of major aircraft structures including wings, empennages, flight control surfaces, fuselage structures, and nacelle products for commercial, regional and business jet aircraft.

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

Key Products
  • Aircraft wings
  • Fuselages
  • Empennages
  • Nacelle products
MATERIALS
  • Advance aluminum alloys
  • Light-weight composites

Metallic Components

Close-tolerance parts built to customer design and model based definition for a wide range of aluminum, exotic and hard metal structures. Core competencies include machining, turning, fabrication, processing and assemblies produced for OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers serving the commercial, military, and industrial sectors.

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Complex machining
  • Long and large machining
  • Small and medium machining
  • Specialty machining
  • Fabrication
PRODUCT ENVELOPE

Complex Machining
Length up to 500″, Width up to 106″, Height up to 70.8″

Long & Large:
Length up to 2053″, Width up to 212″, Height up to 60″

Small & Medium:
Length up to 60″, Width up to 43″, Height up to 53″

Specialty Machining:
Length up to 120″, Diameter up to 40″

Locations

KEY PRODUCTS
  • Spars
  • Stringers
  • Longerons
  • Structural and wing panels
  • Rib cords
  • Bulkheads
  • Landing gear struts
  • Links
  • Nacelle components
  • Seat/cargo tracks
  • Floor beams
  • Landing gear cylinders
  • Bulkheads; brackets
  • Engine components
  • Leading edges
  • Tailpipes
  • Shrouds
  • Fairings
  • Ducts
MATERIALS
  • Titanium
  • Aluminum
  • Stainless steel
  • Most nickel based alloys

Composites & Military Structures

Specialized carbon fiber, fiberglass prepreg and honeycomb core materials used to produce advanced composite details and major assemblies for commercial and military aircraft such as wings, nacelles, empennages, flight control surfaces and fuselage structures.

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Composite bonding and assembly
  • 5-axis machining
  • Honeycomb core fabrication
  • Non-destructive Inspection
  • Digital inspection
  • Prime/CIC/top coat finishing
certifications
  • AS9100 rev. “D” approval
  • NADCAP chemical, composites, and NDT certifications
  • Various Boeing and Airbus special processing qualifications
Locations

Key Products
  • Wing products
  • Nacelle products
  • Empennage & flight control surfaces
  • Fuselage structures
Key equipment
  • (2) Viper 3000 FTP machines
  • (1) Radius SQRTM press
  • (6) Autoclaves up to 65 ft. in length
  • (9) Curing ovens
  • (6) 5-axis machining centers
  • Core profiling
  • TTU gantry and robotic
  • PE immersion tanks
  • Real-time X-ray
  • CMM and laser trackers
  • (9) Rapid ply cutters
  • Mass properties test rig

Interiors

Integrated design and manufacture of thermo-acoustic insulation, environmental control system ducting, reinforced thermoplastic and other aircraft interior components & composite components for major aerospace OEMs.

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Design and manufacturing of thermal acoustic insulation products
  • Manufacturing of ECS ducting and composite interiors components
  • Vacuum forming
  • 3 & 5-Axis machining
  • Higher/lower level assemblies
  • Robotic thermoforming
  • Robotic non-destructive inspection
  • Automated painting
  • Integration and engineering services at customer locations
Locations

Key Products
  • Thermal acoustic insulation parts
  • Thermal acoustic insulation cover laminates
  • Interior components:
    • Vacuum formed plastics (arm-backrests, tray tables etc.)
    • Soft goods (life vest pouches etc.)
    • Seat covers (pilot- crew seats)
    • Carpet kits
  • ECS ducting
  • Reinforced thermoplastic parts
  • Floor panels
  • Composite components
CERTIFICATIONS
  • AS9100C: ISO 9001 Approval
  • NADCAP – NDI
  • Various Boeing and Airbus qualifications

Structures

Incorporating both composite and metallic materials, Triumph Aerospace Structures manufactures a variety of world-class aircraft structures and components for wing assemblies, fuselages, empennage and nacelles. Utilizing the latest technologies, automated equipment, acoustic testing and advanced high-temperature materials, TAS products are well respected and heavily relied upon by both commercial and military OEMs.

Engineering

Triumph’s engineering organization is renowned for its ability to provide creative solutions for some of the aerospace industry’s most difficult challenges. Developing innovative solutions for a wide array of aerospace customers, they bring a variety of design, analysis and structural test engineering services, product development, R&D, qualification, certification for military and commercial customers.

Machining

Triumph Aerospace Structures’ machining capabilities include a wide range of sophisticated equipment and technological experience with modern advances in CNC, conventional profile and high-speed machining. We can produce machined components from virtually any material and design complexity for aerospace, industrial and nuclear applications. Our services include; routing, drilling and milling, while our sophisticated high tolerance multi-axis CNC machining centers can support a broad range of work envelopes.

Fabrication

Triumph Aerospace Structures’ comprehensive fabrication facilities encompass more than 1 million square feet of space dedicated to supporting the complex sheet metal needs of the aerospace industry. We are highly experienced in all forming methods including stretch, hydro, roll, cold expand, bulge, drop hammer, hot form, and super-plastic forming.

Interiors

Triumph Aerospace Structures’ Interiors is an integrated designer and manufacturer of thermo-acoustic insulation, environmental control system ducting, reinforced thermoplastic and other aircraft Interior and composite components for major aerospace OEMs.
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