RF possibilities in communication

Reliable access to high-speed, high-volume data communications has the potential to transform many industries and facilitate powerful new applications. Chief commercial officer at radio frequency specialist Filtronic, Walter Magiera, examines some of the trends and opportunities we can expect to see in the years ahead.
2 weeks ago Features

Editor's comment: Busy with the fizzy!

When visiting the many industry tradeshows around the world, I’ve come to realise that there can be many different interpretations of the word ‘busy’. Having just returned from the JEC World Paris composites show, this adjective just doesn’t do the event justice.
3 weeks ago Features

A passion for aerospace engineering

Heading up Ricardo’s aerospace centre of excellence in Montreal, Canada, company programme manager, Alexandre Marceau-Gozsy reveals his passion for aerospace engineering.
3 weeks ago Features

Can recruitment keep up with growth?

After the shutdowns during the Covid pandemic saw huge numbers of layoffs and redundancies across the aerospace industry, companies throughout the supply chain now face a massive recruitment problem, as aircraft production and continued growth in airline travel ramps up faster than predicted. Grégory Chauvet, general manager at JPB Système takes a closer look.
3 weeks ago Features

The next level of tool automation

In a pilot project said to meet the challenges of quality, volume and production rate, KUKA and Heller have developed an automated solution that is capable of loading and unloading machines with tools, which saves employees from having to undertake repetitive tasks.
3 weeks ago Features

A model of digital excellence

In a Q&A session, Paul Jenkins, j2 Aircraft Dynamics’ senior vice-president sales and marketing provides the latest lowdown on the highly exciting modelling and analysis partnership with Hill Helicopters.
3 weeks ago Features

Advancing the field of NDT

Roger Engelbart, American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) director at large, examines the non-destructive testing (NDT) and certification in aerospace composites manufacturing.
3 weeks ago Features

A model approach to additive manufacturing

In this article, wire arc additive manufacturing developer, WAAM3D, reveals how it worked with the Aircraft Research Association (ARA) to accelerate the development of models used in wind tunnel testing applications.
3 weeks ago Features

From the shopfloor to the top floor

Matt Medley, IFS’s global industry director of A&D, examines the key role of Manufacturing Execution Systems and how they are helping drive ‘Aerospace & Defence 4.0’.
3 weeks ago Features

Education all areas at M&E Week

The second annual Manufacturing & Engineering Week draws ever closer. A multitude of events will take place as part of the event including Smart Factory Expo, Design & Engineering Expo, the Drives & Controls zone and Maintec on the 7-8 of June at Birmingham’s NEC.
3 weeks ago Features

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