Unidymâ€™s Carbon Nanotubes Takes Flight In Aircraft
Avalon Aviationâ€™s Giles G-200 aircraft flew this month with Unidymâ€™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.