Category: News

Boeing delivers its 2,000th plane to China

Boeing has delivered its 2,000th aircraft to a Chinese operator, a 737 MAX for Xiamen Airlines. The milestone and the…

Confidence in UK aerospace reflected at FAC annual conference

The subject of Brexit hovered over the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium’s (FAC) annual conference this year, but confidence in the sector…

An unmissable opportunity in store at MACH 2020

The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), which organises MACH 2020 says the exhibition will be ‘the unmissable event for manufacturing technology…

US defence budget predicted to continue its growth

According to data compiled by Strategic Defence Intelligence, the US spent over $639 Billion in 2018 for its defence budget.

Third Dimension wins regional EEF innovation award

Third Dimension, a leading supplier of handheld precision measurement solutions has celebrated success as the South regional winner of the…

Wild engineering the future

One of the county’s leading recruiters is urging youngsters to consider a career in engineering because companies are crying out…

Queen’s Award presented to NCMT

At a reception on 14th November at the Coventry technical centre of machine tool and production solution provider NCMT, the…

BG Engineering scoops regional business award

BG Engineering, a leading subcontractor of precision machined components, based in Chesterfield, is celebrating after winning the Excellence in Manufacturing…

Dowty Propellers breaks ground at new Gloucester facility

Dowty Propellers, a leading manufacturer of aircraft propeller systems for both civil and military applications, has broken ground on its…

GKN Aerospace steps into widebody MRO market with A330

GKN Aerospace’s Fokker Techniek business has successfully completed its first A330 major maintenance project.

Nasmyth Group apprenticeship training centre opens

A new dedicated training centre for Nasmyth Group Academy apprentices was officially opened at Nasmyth Bulwell in Pinxton, Nottinghamshire.

First Boeing 777X flight test plane comes together

Boeing has brought together the major fuselage sections to form the first 777X airplane that will take to the skies…

CGTech announces new training venues for 2019

CGTech, the developer of Vericut CNC simulation software, has announce the release of its 2019 training schedule and the introduction…

Airbus appoints Michael Schollhorn as chief operating officer

Airbus has appointed Michael Schollhorn as chief operating officer (COO) for Airbus Commercial Aircraft, effective 1 February 2019.

Lockheed Martin starts production of X-59 Quiet Supersonic aircraft

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works began manufacturing the first part for the X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology aircraft, marking a milestone to…

GKN Fokker to implement Airborne’s automated kitting solution

GKN Fokker, a business of the Tier 1 aerospace supplier GKN Aerospace, has awarded the contract for the delivery of…

Twenty years of interior innovations

More than 1,200 airline buyers and 14,000 aviation decision makers will descend on Hamburg from 2-4 April 2019 for the…

Oerlikon Balzers receives Qualified Supplier status

Oerlikon Balzers, a leading provider of surface solutions, has received Qualified Supplier status from Airbus for its two competence centres…

Here in a year: Dubai Airshow set to be bigger than ever

With one year to go until the event, the Dubai Airshow 2019 organisers have announced that they are anticipating the…

Watch this space as MTC eyes NASA partnership

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre is developing a partnership with the North American Space Agency (NASA) as US space scientists…

Airtec 2018 unveils new ‘Aerospace meets Automotive’ theme

The 13th AIRTEC powered by IGF will present exhibitors from all over the world from November 20–22, 2018 at the…

Bollhoff UK merger brings advantages for OEMs

Leading fastening innovators and suppliers, Bollhoff Fastenings and Bollhoff Armstrong have merged in the UK to form ‘Bollhoff Ltd’, effective…

GKN Aerospace signs $66m contract for F135 engine components

GKN Aerospace Norway has announced it has signed an eight-year agreement with Pratt & Whitney for the production of diffuser…

ATL Turbine Services powers ahead with international sales boost

ATL Turbine Services, the Dundee-based turbine component repair company, has posted a strong set of results for its financial year…