#aeronautical

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

5 months ago — 3 min read

Sir Ben Ainslie has launched the British Landrover BAR (aka Rita)- a yacht that combines the very best of British...

Solar Impulse 2 set to break more records

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Having now completed repairs in maintenance in Hawaii Solar Impulse 2 has now flown back to California. The electric plane...

Japanese satellite, thought to be lost, makes contact

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A Japanese satellite that was thought to have failed shortly after launch has shown unexpected signs of activity, sending beacon...

New drone data transmission system could help disaster relief efforts

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A team at Oxford University are developing a tracking system called Hyperion, which could impact upon disaster relief missions by...

Treasury allocates £37m of funding for Airbus site

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Chancellor George Osborne today announced that £37m will be invested in the Wing Integration Centre at the Airbus site in...

Software has potential to reduce aircraft noise pollution

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers at Imperial College London have made advances in software which has the potential to reduce aircraft engine turbulence and...

BAE Systems purchases 20 per cent of Oxfordshire-based aerospace company

2 years ago — 0 min read

BAE Systems is set to buy 20 per cent of aerospace technology company Reaction Engines for £20.6 million. BAE are...

£47m fund to back UK innovation in aerospace

2 years ago — 0 min read

UK business minister, Anna Soubry, announced the winners of a joint government and industry funded competition at the Aerodays event...

Hover bike developed for Department of Defense

2 years ago — 0 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7aIXvyBC64 A collaboration between British drone specialist Malloy Aeronautics and engineering company SURVICE has lead to the development of a...

Airbus increases sales for Gardner Aerospace

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11 June 2015 Sales of aerospace supplier Gardner Aerospace have risen to over $185m – an increase by almost 8%,...

University of Sheffield reveals plans to expand Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre

2 years ago — 0 min read

The University of Sheffield is planning to expand its Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, in partnership with Boeing, including a Factory...

Union warns of strike action over planned job losses at Rolls-Royce

2 years ago — 0 min read

Trade union Unite has warned Rolls-Royce to expect industrial action over the plans by the company to scale back its...

Honeywell develops Performance Accelerator

2 years ago — 0 min read

Honeywell Aerospace have designed a tool to increase the operational efficiency of aircraft. The online tool will help calculate levels...

On-board WiFi could help hackers bring down plane

2 years ago — 0 min read

According to the US watchdog Government Accountability Office, hackers could potentially use on-board WiFi to bring down an aeroplane. This...

Innovate UK funds new aerospace technologies

2 years ago — 0 min read

April 13 2015 Innovate UK, formerly the Technology Strategy Board, has pledged £10m in funding to help accelerate new technologies...

Rolls-Royce under fire for offshoring engineering jobs

2 years ago — 0 min read

The aerospace and car manufacturer has come under criticism from both trade union Unite and Labour politician Chris Williamson MP...

New composites centre to open in Bristol

2 years ago — 0 min read

Aerospace and automobile manufacturer Rolls-Royce has announced plans to open a composites development and manufacturing centre for advanced fan systems...

Boeing patents “force field” technology

2 years ago — 0 min read

The US aerospace giant Boeing has gained a patent for new “Star Wars” like force field technology that will help...