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NEWS 23 In Memoriam: Brad Dunstan 2017-2036 will drive the demand for commercial aircraft. This factor is expected to create a sustainable demand for composite parts for cabin interiors globally in the foreseeable future. Increasing production rates of key aircraft programs, market entry of new players, such as Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd. (Comac, Shanghai, China) and Irkut (Moscow, Russia), introduction of vari- ants of existing best-selling aircraft programs, and increasing demand for cabin retrofit of the large, exist- ing aircraft fleet are likely to offer a sustainable growth platform for composites in these segments in the coming years. North America is expected to remain the largest market during the forecast period, but Asia will also experience growth, due to more assembly plants in China and the introduction of indigenous aircraft in the region. For more information about the report, visit Stratview Research's Web site | Interior-Composites-Market.html CORRECTION In CW's recent Side Story, titled "Wind energy: A worldwide phenomenon," a companion piece to our feature edito- rial piece on the several competing methods for wind blade inspection, titled, "Service & repair: Optimizing wind power's grid impact" (CW July 2018, p. 58), it is noted on p. 62 that the "Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games were entirely powered by wind energy." However, our editors errone- ously added, "The total generation capacity reached 203 MW, exceeding the Games' required capacity of 194 MW by 104%." An alert reader was kind enough to point out that to exceed the required capacity by 104%, the installed would reach 395.76 MW (194 + 194 x 1.04). The generation capacity, of course, was 104% of the required capacity or it exceeded required capacity by a more reasonable 4%. CW regrets the editorial error. Brad Dunstan, 58, Melbourne, Australia, passed away in the first week of June. Dunstan's career in the automotive industry spanned almost 40 years. He was a leader in developing Australia's high-tech automotive components sector. He also set up the Victorian Centre for Advanced Materials Manufacturing (VCAMM, Scoresby, VIC, Australia) and played an instrumental role in establishing the Carbon Nexus (Waurn Ponds, VIC, Australia) carbon-fiber research facility at Deakin University, where he was director. He was an advocate for the use of carbon fiber, well-known in the international composites industry and will be greatly missed. In Memoriam: Brad Dunstan (1960-2018) 2675 Main Street • PO Box 873 • East Troy, WI 53120 USA • • 262-642-3938 Wisconsin Oven is a brand of Thermal Product Solutions, LLC Interior Thermocouple Jack Panel & Vacuum Stubs Interior Supply and Return Ducts with Interior Lighting Pressure Transducer Monitoring Lines Vacuum Piping System w/ Pressure Transducer & Thermocouple Jack Panel Your Composite Curing Oven Specialists Wisconsin Oven Premium Data Acquisition and Control System

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