Over the last few years, Marotta Ltd. has set up an internal department of design, research and development; this way, we can now provide a complete service to our customers. Currently, the level of know-how has been gained in different areas such as:
Marotta Ltd. boasts nearly sixty years of activity in the field and the professionalism that has always shown has enabled it to establish itself both at a national and International level. This has permitted to take part in numerous projects in the aerospace industry, primarily in those commissioned by CIRA, the Italian Centre for Aerospace Research. Currently, Marotta Ltd. is working on the project EXAFLY-INT, a European project coordinated by European Space Agency (ESA), which involves the construction of a non-motorized aircraft to be launched by a launcher along a parabolic trajectory that will possibly reach the hypersonic flight regime at Mach number equal to 7.4.
The project aim is to increase the level of maturity of certain technologies within the high-speed civil aviation. The high-speed air transport has always been hampered by low autonomy and high fuel consumption of the current hypersonic aircraft, on the contrary HAXAFLY-INT will be testing a new aerodynamic configuration with a high volumetric efficiency, whose goal is to exceed those limits. Materials and innovative structures will also be tested to see if they can withstand harsh operating conditions of the hypersonic regime, in terms of both temperature and mechanical stress.
The success of the experiment will possibly bring these technologies to a level of technological maturity (TRL) equal to 6 (System Demonstrated in the relevant environment). As a part of this prestigious project, Marotta Ltd., thanks to the considerable experience gained in the past with similar projects in partnership with CIRA, will be in charge of the design and construction of all facilities handling aircraft and shipping, and also of the construction of the bar torsion component of implementation line of the aileron.
There are many aerospace machining projects that have been handled by Marotta Ltd., but some of these are particularly important and are listed here below:
Marotta Ltd. has extensive experience in the aerospace manufacturing area in Campania Region, which have led the company to establish itself both at a national and International level.