When it comes to retrofitting aircraft cabins, time is of the essence. By partnering with Materialise, Airbus was able to produce small-batch custom parts faster, meeting tight retrofit timeframes, stringent quality requirements, and exacting aesthetic standards.
Fast and accurate fixture to enable the measurement of a pre-production series of a front and rear bumper. The bumpers were already fully assembled and painted. The fixture needed to simulate the car body which the bumper would be fastened to, therefore the real guiderails had to be mounted to the fixture.