• RTX engines and nacelles selected for sustainable NASA X-plane
    on October 3, 2023 at 2:16 pm

    RTX has been selected by Boeing as a collaborator on the X-66A flight demonstrator, part of NASA's Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project.

  • GKN Aerospace to upgrade Gripen RM12 engine
    on October 3, 2023 at 11:44 am

    The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded GKN Aerospace a contract to develop and improve the RM12 engine, which powers the Swedish fighter aircraft JAS 39 Gripen C/D. The engine upgrade will be implemented in co-operation with FMV and SAAB

  • What lies ahead for the digitalisation?
    on October 3, 2023 at 10:16 am

    Robert Poyner, head of aerospace at Siemens UK, looks at the new frontiers for digitalisation in the sector and explains why we are on the cusp of a new revolution in manufacturing capability.

  • Here’s all official photos of B-21 stealth bomber since unveiling
    on October 2, 2023 at 1:45 pm

    Since it’s unveiling to the public in December 2022, the US Air Force and its industry partner, Northrop Grumman, have been steadily releasing new photos of the new stealth bomber.

  • Space-Comm Expo returns to UK in March 2024
    on October 2, 2023 at 1:13 pm

    Space-Comm Expo, the UK’s largest exhibition focused on the commercial future of space for business, defence and aerospace, is returning to the industry calendar 6-7 March 2024.

  • Aciturri acquires GOAM to boost engine parts business
    on September 29, 2023 at 9:11 am

    Aciturri Aeroengines, a Spanish aircraft engine components supplier integrated in Aciturri, has formalised the acquisition of GOAM Industrie, an engine components manufacturer located near Casablanca, Morocco.

  • Northrop Grumman awarded $705m F-35 missile contract
    on September 28, 2023 at 1:38 pm

    The US Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman an approximately $705m contract to deliver the Stand-in Attack Weapon (SiAW), an air-to-ground weapon that accelerates the pivot to a new generation of air power.

  • Aurrigo and UPS announce autonomous electric cargo vehicle pilot
    on September 28, 2023 at 11:28 am

    UPS and Aurrigo have announced a collaborative project to deploy Auto-Cargo, an autonomous electric vehicle designed to move heavy cargo loads to and from aircraft at the UPS hub at East Midlands Airport, the UK’s second-largest cargo terminal.

  • Space Solar teams-up with Frazer-Nash on space-based solar power
    on September 28, 2023 at 10:17 am

    Space Solar has announced a partnership with leading systems, engineering and technology company Frazer-Nash Consultancy (Frazer-Nash). Frazer-Nash provides a wide range of professional services to companies across the space, energy, defence and related sectors.

  • Rolls-Royce engine for hybrid-electric flight hits new milestone
    on September 27, 2023 at 1:27 pm

    A new Rolls-Royce small gas turbine that has been developed to power hybrid-electric flight has successfully completed its first fuel burn.

  • AIRTEC show moves to new Augsburg location
    on September 27, 2023 at 1:18 pm

    AIRTEC, one of Europe's leading events for aerospace, air mobility and space will be held at the Augsburg Messe from 25-27 October.

  • A scale-up on the Horizon
    on September 27, 2023 at 11:13 am

    Horizon Aircraft has announced that the Company has improved the design of its prototype hybrid electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft and is now targeting the future production of a seven-seat capacity model

  • Dublin Aerospace welcomes industry veteran
    on September 27, 2023 at 10:13 am

    Dublin Aerospace, a leading provider of aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has announce the appointment of Dominic Ryan as general manager base maintenance and APU.

  • FAC conference will be out of this world
    on September 26, 2023 at 9:57 am

    Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) has secured some industry heavy-weights for its annual conference – including Sir Michael Ryan CBE.

  • GKN Aerospace achieves certification milestones for Malaysian engine repair facility
    on September 26, 2023 at 8:22 am

    GKN Aerospace’s engines parts repair facility in Johor, Malaysia, has achieved a series of landmark certifications.

  • The future of aircraft interiors
    on September 25, 2023 at 2:13 pm

    Monica Wick, CEO and Founder of RedCabin provides an overview of the company’s 2023 Aircraft Cabin Interiors Summit and looks at trending topics such as sustainability and accessibility.

  • Princeps signs partnership agreement with on-systems
    on September 25, 2023 at 11:12 am

    Princeps, the accredited specialist distributor of difficult-to-source and obsolete electronic, electrical and e-mech components for hi-reliability (hi-rel) and advanced industry sectors, has signed a partnership agreement with UK designer and manufacturer of power systems for harsh environments, on-systems.

  • UK aircraft manufacturer opens Isle of Wight production line
    on September 22, 2023 at 8:35 am

    British aircraft manufacturer, Britten-Norman, has begun UK production of the Islander, a sub-regional aircraft, having shifted its manufacturing back to the UK from overseas.

  • DSEI 2023 breaks all records
    on September 22, 2023 at 7:57 am

    Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) delivered the most successful edition for its customers, key stakeholders, partners in its 24-year history.

  • Effective hard turning with PCBN indexable inserts
    on September 21, 2023 at 3:47 pm

    Machining hardened materials more than 55HRC is becoming increasingly important, so too is the need for tooling that can handle these toughest machining jobs.

  • GKN and Pratt & Whitney collaborate to develop EWIS for hybrid demonstrator
    on September 21, 2023 at 8:25 am

    GKN Aerospace has signed an agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada to collaborate on the development of the High Voltage High Power electrical wiring interconnection system (EWIS) for the RTX hybrid-electric flight demonstrator project.

  • On the runway
    on September 20, 2023 at 9:25 am

    As the aerospace industry emerges from the turbulence of recent years’, Grégory Chauvet, general manager of JPB Système, gives us his thoughts on some of the foremost topical issues as well as the challenges and opportunities that face manufacturers.

  • Push your productivity
    on September 19, 2023 at 11:35 am

    Starrag Tech Days demonstrate machines and technologies that push up customers’ productivity.

  • JOSCAR certification secured at condition monitoring firm
    on September 19, 2023 at 10:23 am

    Condition monitoring specialist Sensonics has announced that it is fully registered on the JOSCAR supplier accreditation register.

  • Aeralis announces new aircraft design
    on September 19, 2023 at 10:18 am

    At Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI), Aeralis unveiled the designs for the first variants of its modular light jet aircraft, including its Advanced Jet Trainer which will be the first design to go into production.