#aeronautical

Could British Engineering win the America’s Cup for the first time in 166 years?

10 months ago — 1.5 min read

Sir Ben Ainslie has launched the British Landrover BAR (aka Rita)- a yacht that combines the very best of British automotive and aerospace engineering skills - and he hopes it...

Solar Impulse 2 set to break more records

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Having now completed repairs in maintenance in Hawaii Solar Impulse 2 has now flown back to California. The electric plane has now completed three-quarters of its trip around the world...

Japanese satellite, thought to be lost, makes contact

2 years ago — 0 min read

A Japanese satellite that was thought to have failed shortly after launch has shown unexpected signs of activity, sending beacon signals back to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. The Hitomi...

New drone data transmission system could help disaster relief efforts

2 years ago — 0 min read

A team at Oxford University are developing a tracking system called Hyperion, which could impact upon disaster relief missions by allowing drones to transmit high quality images back to a...

Treasury allocates £37m of funding for Airbus site

2 years ago — 0 min read

Chancellor George Osborne today announced that £37m will be invested in the Wing Integration Centre at the Airbus site in Filton, Bristol - with the investment safeguarding hundreds of engineering...

Software has potential to reduce aircraft noise pollution

2 years ago — 0 min read

Researchers at Imperial College London have made advances in software which has the potential to reduce aircraft engine turbulence and noise pollution. The real-time visualisation software increases the speed of...