Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Strata), the advanced composite aerostructures manufacturing facility wholly owned by Mubadala Development Company, celebrated the successful completion of the First Article Inspection (FAI) of Aileron and Flap Track Fairing (FTF) shipsets for the Airbus A330neo.
In 2015, Strata was awarded the sole supplier contract to provide ailerons to Airbus for the A330 and A330neo. The contract, named Strata as the single source supplier of ailerons to Airbus for its A330 family of aircraft. The successful delivery of the first Aileron and FTF for the A330neo were completed ahead of schedule, and was a significant achievement.
Ismail Ali Abdulla, Deputy CEO, Strata Manufacturing said: “This year has proven to be significant for Strata. Following the additional deals announced at the Farnborough International Airshow last month, we are delighted to announce the delivery of the shipsets to Airbus. We continue to focus on growing our customers’ confidence in Strata’s capability to strengthen our position in the global aerospace industry - continuously delivering high-quality components in challenging timeframes.”
The Strata Aileron program accounted for 26% of the company’s total revenue by the end of the second quarter this year, which reached $52.2 million compared to $39.2 million during the second quarter last year. This latest achievement is in line with Strata’s vision to become one of the top composite aerostructures manufacturing companies in the world.
In recent years, Strata has expanded its portfolio of products and capabilities to drive its competitive position and the development of its global value chain, to service the worldwide aerospace community.
Strata Manufacturing PJSC (STRATA) is a composite aero-structures manufacturing facility based in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Established in 2009, with production beginning in 2010, Strata has partnerships with the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, Airbus and Boeing, as well as tier one suppliers like Alenia Aermacchi, FACC AG, SAAB and S.A.B.C.A.
Strata manufactures various parts on Airbus, Boeing and ATR aircrafts:
- Airbus A330/340/380 Flap Track Fairings
- Airbus A330/340 Ailerons
- Airbus A330/340 Spoilers
- ATR 42/72 Rudder & Vertical Fin
- Boeing B777 Empennage Ribs
- Boeing B787 Vertical Fin Ribs
Strata is wholly owned by Mubadala Development Company PJSC (Mubadala), the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company.
Established and owned by the Government of Abu Dhabi, the company’s strategy is built on the creation of partnerships and on long-term, capital-intensive investments that deliver strong financial returns, contribute to the growth and diversification of Abu Dhabi’s economy, and create opportunities for current and future generations in the United Arab Emirates.
Mubadala brings together and manages a multi-billion dollar portfolio of local, regional and international investments and partners with leading global organizations to operate businesses across a wide range of industry sectors. These include aerospace, semiconductors, metals & mining, oil & gas, renewables, information & communications technology, healthcare, real estate & infrastructure, utilities, and defense services.