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Our global network of 16 Application Support Centers (ASC) delivers one of the broadest color and coating portfolios in the aerospace market. With unlimited color options and higher performing, longer lasting colors.

Color matching design services. Rapid and responsive customer service. And cutting-edge technical support.

We provide a broad range of products - everything from paint strippers and primers to topcoats and clear coats.

Our DESOTHANE® HS topcoats create beautiful, durable finishes that can be applied in a full range of weather conditions. Our selectively strippable intermediate coating cuts repair cycle time by as much as 40%.

PPG's innovative products help the Aerospace industry reduce aircraft weight and improve fuel economy. Slash turn-around time for repainting liveries. And assure long-lasting, striking livery paint jobs.

You can expect the height of color, performance and productivity in a complete solution customized to meet your business needs. You can also expect the ultimate in technology, quality, availability, sales and service.

Good things happen when we're flying with you.

Learn more about PPG's aerospace coatings capabilities - visit PPG Aerospace web site.

PPG Aerospace coatings help colorize LOT Polish Airlines 85th anniversary livery

Coatings by PPG's aerospace business helped LOT Polish Airlines (Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT) colorize the livery of an Embraer E175 jet painted to celebrate the airline’s 85th anniversary. Working from black-and-white photographs, LOT and PPG officials created the colors for a retro design honoring a historic livery and the airline’s original logo that featured a representation of a crane in flight.

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Advanced green coatings system qualified at Eclipse

Eclipse Aerospace selected the PPG Aerospace system to provide customers with superior weight savings for enhanced aircraft fuel efficiency, durability for extended service life, and outstanding gloss and color retention.

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Special-effect coatings bring Virgin Atlantic Airways livery to life

Virgin Atlantic Airways was seeking a more reflective color for its livery. And PPG's aerospace coatings, with its bright, vibrant options, did the job. PPG's special effect coatings add high reflectivity and vibrant color to the red tail and engines as well as aubergine lettering in Virgin Atlantic’s new livery.

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Aerospace coatings create "all black" livery for Air New Zealand

"Green" coatings by PPG Industries' aerospace business were specified by Air New Zealand for the black livery on four airplanes that are part of the airline's sponsorship of the New Zealand Rugby Football Union and the world champion All Blacks rugby team.

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Aerospace coatings help bring a fighter jet back to life

Surrendering to high grass and rust and buried in Mississippi River mud up to its axle, the once-proud war jet, a Grumman F9F Panther, was all but a forgotten relic tucked in a corner of a Winona, Minnesota runway. Until retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Dan Cherry rescued and resuscitated it—with the help of PPG Aerospace.

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PPG Aerospace donates coatings for reconstructed Grumman Albatross airplane

PPG's aerospace coatings group donated primer and topcoats for repainting a reconstructed Grumman HU-16 Albatross search-and-rescue amphibian aircraft for the Air Rescue Museum that will appear at airshows as a “flying museum.”

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