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Unidym’s Carbon Nanotubes Takes Flight In Aircraft

Avalon Aviation’s Giles G-200 aircraft flew this month with Unidym’s carbon nanotubes, which were incorporated into its metal engine covering. Avalon Aviation utilized the carbon nanotubes to achieve greater strength and retain flexibility within the airframe. The Giles G-200 aircraft will be flown in several air shows around the country this year. Unidym, Inc., is a majority-owned subsidiary of Arrowhead Research Corporation.

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