Qarbon Aerospace

DFW’s Qarbon Aerospace Gets New CEO To Drive Impact in Fighter Engines, Flying Cars, Spaceships, and More

Michael Canario, the former president and CEO of Norsk Titanium, takes the helm of Red Oak-based Qarbon as it's been experiencing increased momentum. Qarbon is a leading manufacturer of complex composite aerostructures and assemblies for everything from LIFT Aircraft's flying cars to Supernal's air taxis to Virgin Galactic's next-generation Delta class spaceships.
Red Oak’s Qarbon Aerospace Partners with Hyundai Subsidiary on Electric Air Taxi Project
by | Jun 20, 2023
Supernal, a Washington, D.C.-based air taxi unit of Hyundai Motor Group, will use Qarbon's thermoplastic induction welding tech for its six-rotor air taxis. The air taxis are designed to carry up to four passengers with a pilot operating the controls, for quick trips within cities as soon as 2028.
Two DFW Companies Named Primary Suppliers for Virgin Galactic Spaceships
by | Nov 3, 2022
Fort Worth-based Bell Textron and Red Oak's Qarbon Aerospace will manufacture major subassemblies for Virgin Galactic's next-generation Delta class spaceships. The production-model vehicles are designed to fly weekly with six passengers per ship, with production slated to begin next year.  “Bell and Qarbon Aerospace are established partners who bring know-how, ideas, and resources that will enable us to produce up to six new Delta class ships per year," said Virgin Galactic CEO Michael Colglazier.
North Texas’ Qarbon Aerospace Will Assemble LIFT’s HEXA Flying Cars
by | Jun 21, 2021
Qarbon will perform the complete system integration and assembly for HEXA eVTOL aircraft, which are designed for both recreational and military use—from flying car "entertainment experiences" over San Francisco Bay to air ambulance rescues by the U.S. Air Force.