April 2014

Zodiac Aerospace and Hexcel present L3

 
New revolutionary composite Y/C Seat introduced at AIX 2014
 
Hamburg, April 7, 2014 – Zodiac Aerospace, world leader in aircraft seating, teamed with Hexcel, world leader in aerospace carbon fiber composite materials, to develop L3 - Living Space, Lightweight, Leadtime.
 
The first seats will be presented to airlines during the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg.
 
The L3 is a revolutionary passenger seat dedicated for medium/short haul flights, offering a good living space to passengers and to airlines a higher density and a lighter weight, below 4 kg per passenger. The manufacturing process of the seat, resulting from cooperation between Zodiac Seats and Hexcel will ensure a quick manufacturing and delivery time compared to current seats.
 
The L3 is an all-composite seat, manufactured from Hexcel’s HexPly® carbon fiber prepregs which provide light weight, mechanical resistance and an aesthetic appearance. The armrests and tray tables are manufactured from Hexcel’s HexMC® compression molding process, providing a unique look and strong resistance. 
 
The certification process is progressing as per our plan in our development tests process. 
 
 
 
 

News

Zodiac Aerospace at Ebace 2016
Zodiac Aerospace at Ebace 2016

Greenpoint Technologies, exhibits (Booth #I051) at the European Business Convention and Exhibition (

Read more >

Publication of 2015/2016 Half-year results: Zodiac Aerospace confirms its FY2015/2016 target
Publication of 2015/2016 Half-year results: Zodiac Aerospace confirms its FY2015/2016 target

Plaisir, April 20, 2016 – The Supervisory Board of Zodiac Aerospace approved the accounts for the

Read more >