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Major R&D investment by Collins Aerospace in Northern Ireland

    Major R&D investment by Collins Aerospace in Northern Ireland

US company Collins Aerospace, an RTX business, has invested over £16 million in an ambitious R&D project at its Kilkeel site that is helping develop highly innovative passenger seating products

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Denroy achieves approved supplier status with Boeing

    Denroy achieves approved supplier status with Boeing

Bangor firm Denroy has achieved injection molding qualification for Boeing, becoming the first company in the UK to achieve this status, and has the capability to supply thermoplastic components to

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Historic milestone reached as new aircraft manufacturing returns to the UK

    Historic milestone reached as new aircraft manufacturing returns to the UK

British aircraft manufacturer, Britten-Norman, has begun UK production of the Islander, the world-leading sub-regional aircraft, having shifted its manufacturing back to the UK from overseas. This historic moment is the

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BAE Systems to acquire Ball Aerospace in $5.55 billion deal

    BAE Systems to acquire Ball Aerospace in $5.55 billion deal

BAE Systems plc has agreed to acquire the Ball Aerospace business from Ball Corporation for c.$5.55 billion in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments. The proposed stock transaction will be

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Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

    Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

The annual Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which is being held at the SEC Glasgow on 25th October 2023, will serve as a national forum in order

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UK aerospace receives £80 million boost with new University of Sheffield AMRC innovation facility and Boeing research programme

    UK aerospace receives £80 million boost with new University of Sheffield AMRC innovation facility and Boeing research programme

An £80 million boost to composites research and development for aerostructure manufacturing in the UK has been announced, with a new research facility set to be built in South Yorkshire

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New technology hub to accelerate next generation Airbus wings

    New technology hub to accelerate next generation Airbus wings

Airbus is investing further in its UK innovation capabilities, with the opening of a new Wing Technology Development Centre (WTDC) at its Filton site, near Bristol. The facility will be

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Britten-Norman gives green light to UK aerospace manufacturing

    Britten-Norman gives green light to UK aerospace manufacturing

UK aircraft manufacturer Britten-Norman has revealed plans to increase production rates and to repatriate aircraft production to its historic home in Bembridge on the Isle of Wight. The move is

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New multi-million pound investment to boost technologies for the UK’s future combat aircraft

    New multi-million pound investment to boost technologies for the UK’s future combat aircraft

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a contract extension worth £656 million to BAE Systems to progress the concepting and technology of the next generation combat aircraft, known as

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Modest start to 2023 for UK aircraft orders and deliveries

    Modest start to 2023 for UK aircraft orders and deliveries

Global aircraft orders for January saw a modest start to 2023, the majority of orders placed were for single-aisle aircraft with 70 single-aisle and 22 wide-body aircraft ordered, 19 per

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Important milestone for UK aircraft manufacturer

    Important milestone for UK aircraft manufacturer

UK aircraft manufacturer Britten-Norman has gained United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification for the Rolls Royce model 250 powered BN2T-4S Islander turboprop aircraft. The BN2T-4S is the larger

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ZeroAvia makes aviation history, flying world’s largest aircraft powered with a hydrogen-electric engine

    ZeroAvia makes aviation history, flying world’s largest aircraft powered with a hydrogen-electric engine

Zero-emission flight has taken a giant step forward with ZeroAvia flying the largest aircraft in the world to be powered by a hydrogen-electric engine. The leader in zero-emission aviation took to

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Scottish Engineering to Sponsor the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

    Scottish Engineering to Sponsor the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – the SEC Glasgow – 25th October 2023

Scottish Engineering, the industry membership and representative body for manufacturing and engineering in Scotland, has been announced as the Headline Sponsor of the annual Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference &

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Leonardo awarded €690 million contract

    Leonardo awarded €690 million contract

Yeovil-based Leonardo, one of the UK’s leading aerospace companies and one of biggest suppliers of defence and security equipment to the UK MoD, has been awarded a C$1 billion (€690

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Rolls-Royce and easyJet set new world first

    Rolls-Royce and easyJet set new world first

Rolls-Royce and easyJet have confirmed they have set a new aviation milestone with the world’s first run of a modern aero engine on hydrogen. The ground test was conducted on an

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Wayland Additive sells Calibur3 system to the RAF

    Wayland Additive sells Calibur3 system to the RAF

Wayland Additive, developer of the Calibur3 metal additive manufacturing (AM) system, has announced the sale and installation of its technology at the Hilda B. Hewlett Centre for Innovation, part of No

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STFC celebrates £100 million raised by space tech start-ups

    STFC celebrates £100 million raised by space tech start-ups

UK start-ups at the European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre United Kingdom (ESA BIC UK) have raised over £100 million in equity investment collectively. Part of the world’s largest business

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Scotland’s space sector set to become greenest on Earth

    Scotland’s space sector set to become greenest on Earth

Scotland’s space sector has declared its commitment to reducing its impact on the environment through the publication of a new sustainable space roadmap, the first of its kind on Earth.

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University of Strathclyde graduates on track to deliver the world’s first all-electric jet engine

    University of Strathclyde graduates on track to deliver the world’s first all-electric jet engine

Scottish start-up Mako Aerospace based in Dunfermline, has teamed up with the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS), operated by the University of Strathclyde, to manufacture the world’s first all-electric jet

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Orbex to hire new staff in final countdown to UK rocket launch

    Orbex to hire new staff in final countdown to UK rocket launch

UK-based launch services company Orbex is hiring an additional fifty staff members over the next six months. The new team members will support the company’s final push to prepare for

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Skyrora opens the UK’s largest rocket engine manufacturing facility

    Skyrora opens the UK’s largest rocket engine manufacturing facility

UK rocket company Skyrora has taken another important stride towards achieving a sovereign orbital launch from British soil by opening a new manufacturing and production facility, the largest of its

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Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – October 13th 2022 – Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow

    Scotland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – October 13th 2022 – Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which is being held at the SEC Glasgow on the 13th of October 2022, will serve as a national forum for manufacturers

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Project SCENIC – £9 million project for Northern Ireland aerospace sector

    Project SCENIC – £9 million project for Northern Ireland aerospace sector

A major £9 million collaborative Research and Development project for the aerospace sector in Northern Ireland has been announced. ‘Project SCENIC’ is a collaboration between The Northern Ireland Technology Centre (NITC)

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North-west elevates UK mission to become leading space superpower

    North-west elevates UK mission to become leading space superpower

The north-west has become a strategic part of the UK multi-billion pound space sector, with the formal launch of a

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Airbus increases its UK innovation footprint to develop new hydrogen technologies

    Airbus increases its UK innovation footprint to develop new hydrogen technologies

Airbus is strengthening its presence in the UK with the launch of a Zero Emission Development Centre (ZEDC) for hydrogen

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AERALIS partners with Hamble Aerostructures

    AERALIS partners with Hamble Aerostructures

Innovative British jet designer AERALIS has announced it is partnering with Hamble Aerostructures, an Aernnova Group company, for integrated manufacturing

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Launch of working group to help shape the future of UK airspace

    Launch of working group to help shape the future of UK airspace

The future flight challenge has launched a new industry working group, focusing on the emerging generation of vehicle types and

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New project set to help manufacturers cut costs and land net-zero targets

    New project set to help manufacturers cut costs and land net-zero targets

Leading aerospace companies including Airbus and Safran Landing Systems are working with a consortium led by the National Manufacturing Institute

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New Airlander 10 production developments

    New Airlander 10 production developments

Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd has confirmed that it has been working with the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA), Doncaster

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