This covers various aspects of flying systems and subsystems (aircraft, drones, launchers, satellites):
- materials (intelligent materials, composites, metals), manufacturing and associated special processes (additive manufacturing, advanced composite processes, process equipment,…);
- mechanical components and their assembly;
- surface treatments and coatings.
The theme also covers the sectorial specific qualification/certification aspects as well as the environmental transition, integrating the principles of the circular economy. It is supported by the solutions developed in the « data management and AI » theme, in particular to integrate with the establishment of an industry of the future.