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7/16/2018
PPG to supply windshields, cockpit side windows for Dassault Falcon 6X business jet
PPG will supply windshields and cockpit side windows to Dassault Aviation for the new Falcon 6X. This marks the first time PPG will supply flight-deck windows for a Dassault Aviation production program.

7/13/2018
PPG launches enhanced battery-powered aerospace sealant dispensing tool
PPG has enhanced the PPG SEMCO® model 1250 battery-powered sealant dispensing tool for faster and more efficient operation. The tool has better dispensing control with variable dispensing speeds and eliminates the need for hoses and a compressed-air supply.

7/11/2018
PPG DESOTHANE HD 9008 mica basecoat-clearcoat qualified by Airbus
SYLMAR, Calif., July 11, 2018 – PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that Airbus has qualified PPG DESOTHANE® HD 9008 mica basecoat-clearcoat for applying mica sparkle effects to aircraft liveries. The coatings system offers enhanced repairability as well as improved durability and aesthetics.

7/9/2018
PPG family of aerospace sealants cured with ultraviolet light undergoing qualification
SYLMAR, Calif., July 9, 2018 – PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it has begun qualification and shop trials for a family of aerospace sealants that are cured on demand using ultraviolet (UV) light, allowing for substantial reductions in process time, waste and costs while increasing efficiency.

6/27/2018
PPG begins preliminary windshield design for Antonov AN-132 aircraft
PPG has begun preliminary windshield design work for the Antonov AN-132 multipurpose transport plane, following the execution of a memorandum of understanding.

5/24/2018
PPG aerospace coatings systems qualified by Pilatus Aircraft Ltd
PPG today announced that Pilatus Aircraft Ltd has qualified PPG exterior paint systems for all production aircraft. The PPG paint systems are qualified to Pilatus Specification PMS0600-52-01.
 

5/7/2018
PPG announces leadership changes in aerospace products business
PITTSBURGH, May 7, 2018 – PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the appointment of Daniel G. Korte as global vice president-elect, aerospace products, effective May 7.

2/21/2018
PPG awarded heated windshield contract for Bell 525 Relentless helicopter
PPG has been awarded the contract by Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company and major global helicopter manufacturer, to produce heated pilot and co-pilot windshields for the Bell 525 Relentless commercial helicopter. The PPG windshields will be available for customer specification on helicopters operating in mountainous areas and cold environments and for off-shore rescues.

2/19/2018
PPG chrome-free integral fuel tank aerospace coating qualified to SAE standard
PPG has qualified PPG CA7088 integral fuel tank aerospace coating to SAE International’s Aerospace Material Specification AMS-C-27725, Type 3, Grade 2.

2/12/2018
PPG donates coatings for Air Heritage’s C-47B warplane restoration
PPG has donated aerospace coatings to Air Heritage in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, for restoring a C-47B Skytrain military transport aircraft known as Luck of the Irish. PPG provided DESOGEL™ EAP-9 adhesion promoter, DESOPRIME® HS 7233 high-solids military epoxy primer, and DESOTHANE® HS 8221 high-solids semi-gloss military and defense topcoat for Air Heritage volunteers to paint the aircraft as it looked when it flew its final World War II mission on May 28, 1945.

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