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PRess release: flighthouse engineering and Cug team to build vahana!

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THE FIRST FULL-SCALE CANARD ELECTRIC CARBON FIBER VTOL...

Composites Universal Group was selected by Flighthouse Engineering LLC, a firm specializing in the design of Unmanned Aircraft systems, and Airbus/A3, to manufacture the composite (Carbon Fiber)airframes for the VAHANA demonstration vehicles with the full-scale Canard already being delivered on-schedule to VAHANA.

VAHANA is an electric, self-piloted vehicle project being developed by A3, the advanced projects and partnerships outpost of Airbus in Silicone Valley. Launched in 2016, VAHANA intends to open up Urban airways by developing the first electric, self-piloted vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) passenger aircraft. The project is progressing towards......

CUG moved into a 28,000 sqft Manufacturing facility

After a year and a half of work, we are finally in our new home in Warren, Oregon, next door to the city of St.Helens. We are actually 7 miles up highway 30 from our old Scappoose facility we have been at for 20 years.

We have the Board of the Port of St.Helens to thank for their hard work and faith in us to bring this 28,000 sqft facility into reality. So today we placed the new company logo decal on the door that will open to larger and more exiting customer's ahead. Stay tuned for pictures and new developments coming ahead. We are open to company tours. Just let us know so we can set an appointmnet for you. ReadMore

Major carbon fiber float program for kenmore air

During the visit of President Xi Jinping, local floatplane company Kenmore Air signed an agreement worth about $40 million to design, certify and manufacture the floats that will convert 100 Chinese-made Harbin Y-12 twin-engine turboprops into seaplanes. TLG Aerospace, a Seattle engineering-services company on Lake Union near Kenmore’s seaplane base, will design the airplane modifications and process certification of the parts. The 34ft carbon-fiber floats will be manufactured by composites-fabrication company COMPOSITES UNIVERSAL GROUP in Scappoose, Ore..Read More

Xzeres wind expanding in japan with new orders

XZERES Wind Corp, a Ravago Company, designs, develops, manufactures and markets distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind (2.5kW-100kW) market. The grid connected and off grid wind turbine systems, which consist of 2.5kW and 10 kW devices and related equipment, for residential, micro-grid based rural electrification, agricultural, small business, rural electric utility systems. CUG-Composites Universal Group has been working with Xzeres to manufacture "Composite" blades for all their turbines. CUG has developed a unique manufactruing process that is fast, efficient, stronge and lite .
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new uav boat for darpa manufactured here in portland

DARPA’s Sea Hunter, a full-scale prototype of an autonomous surface vessel that’s designed to be able to launch from a pier and go out on its own for weeks or months at a time, for thousands of miles at a stretch.

The 132-foot-long, diesel-powered vessel was built by U.S. defense contractor Leidos under DARPA’s ACTUV program, stands for Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel.

CUG is proud to be one of the composite manufacturing vendors for this project.

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