QantasA332 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1500 posts, RR: 23
Reply 1, posted (10 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3535 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...