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Drone Summit and Mobility Now Conference – 1st & 2nd March 2024 – RDS, Dublin

    Drone Summit and Mobility Now Conference – 1st & 2nd March 2024 – RDS, Dublin

The advent of the railways, motorised road vehicles and air travel has revolutionised transport and society during the last two centuries. However, we are now entering a new epoch when

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Flowcopter lands funding from Scottish Enterprise to develop greener, greater drones to rival helicopters

    Flowcopter lands funding from Scottish Enterprise to develop greener, greater drones to rival helicopters

A drone technology manufacturer has received almost £1 million from Scottish Enterprise to support the development of a new hybrid, heavy-lift, unmanned aircraft capable of operating on less than 30%

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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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Airbus Helicopters in the UK and HVM Catapult announce strategic partnership

    Airbus Helicopters in the UK and HVM Catapult announce strategic partnership

Airbus Helicopters in the UK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult – the UK’s leading group of research, development and innovation centres.

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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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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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Ireland’s potential to shape the future of Sustainable Aviation Fuel Manufacturing

    Ireland’s potential to shape the future of Sustainable Aviation Fuel Manufacturing

Aircraft Leasing Ireland (ALI), the Ibec group that represents the aircraft leasing sector in Ireland, together with KPMG, has published a new report entitled ‘SAF Manufacturing in Ireland’ which looks

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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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Lufthansa Technik announces further growth for Ireland

    Lufthansa Technik announces further growth for Ireland

Lufthansa Technik Turbine Shannon (LTTS) has announced the further expansion of its business in Ireland with the opening of a new 2,000 sq m manufacturing facility and the creation of

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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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Thompson Aero Seating to invest £7.5 million in world-class dynamic test facility

    Thompson Aero Seating to invest £7.5 million in world-class dynamic test facility

Thompson Aero Seating, the aviation manufacturing company, has announces its plans for the creation of a world-class Dynamic Test Facility (DTF) in Northern Ireland. This is a £7.5 million investment

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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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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 design support of the common core fuselage and canopy of

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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 the challenges of integrating these vehicles into UK airspace. The

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Dublin Airport Wins International Award For Digital Transformation

    Dublin Airport Wins International Award For Digital Transformation

Esri Ireland, the market leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), has announced that daa has won a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award at the recent Esri International User Conference

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Colm McLoughlin Honoured at Aviation Industry Awards in Ireland

    Colm McLoughlin Honoured at Aviation Industry Awards in Ireland

At a glittering industry gathering that attracted over 300 senior aviation executives in Ireland, Dubai Duty Free’s Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Colm McLoughlin, was presented with the Outstanding Contribution

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