QantasA332 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1500 posts, RR: 23
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 3753 times:
Glare (developed by Stork Aerospace in the Netherlands) is a particular fibre-aluminum laminate material which is relatively light and has excellent fatigue and impact-resistance qualities. Its name is not an acronym, but rather a shortening of "glass reinforced."
The A380 is using Glare quite extensively, and it has saved around 500kg of weight...