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Drone licence central to safety

Posted 23 February 2017

In light of recent calls for new suggestions of improving drone safety in British airspace, UK drone training academy UAVAir is stressing the importance of gaining a CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) approved drone licence.

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MoD to upgrade RAF's long-range missile

Posted 23 February 2017

Minister for Defence Procurement, Harriett Baldwin, has announced a £146 million contract with MBDA to regenerate an air-launched missile, alongside her French counterpart Laurent Collet-Billon.

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Study shows liquid hydrogen ideal for sustainable air travel

Posted 23 February 2017

With sustainable solutions in mind, a new study published by eminent physicist Professor Jo Hermans in MRS Energy and Sustainability-A Review Journal (MRS E&S) looks at the energy efficiency of current modes of

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10,000 users sign up to NATS drone app in 10 weeks

Posted 23 February 2017

As the Government consultation on the safe use of drones in the UK continues, Drone Assist, a new app to help drone pilots comply with UK rules that was launched by NATS just 10 weeks ago, has seen over 10,000 registered users sign up.

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Charles Woodburn to succeed Ian King as BAE Systems' CEO

Posted 22 February 2017

Ian King, Chief Executive, BAE Systems plc, has today informed the BAE Systems' Board that he will retire on 30 June 2017 and the Board has subsequently confirmed that Charles Woodburn, currently Chief Operating Officer, will be

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Concorde completes final journey to new home

Posted 22 February 2017

The last Concorde ever to fly has safely completed her journey to Aerospace Bristol, a new £19 million museum in Filton, to the north of Bristol, opening this summer.

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Research shows perceptions of STEM subjects improving

Posted 22 February 2017

Combined efforts by teachers, industry, engineering organisations and the Government to change the perception of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), are starting to bear fruit as 51% of parents surveyed by YouGov

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CCP Gransden appoints Dr Scott King as Strategic Partnership Manager

Posted 22 February 2017

Newtownards advanced engineering firm CCP Gransden (an ADS Member), have announced the appointment of Dr Scott King as Strategic Partnership Manager.

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Kromek awarded security screening market contract

Posted 22 February 2017

County Durham-based Kromek has been awarded a five-year contract, valued at a minimum of $3.1m over a five year period, by an existing US-based customer that is an emerging leader and global company in the homeland security marketplace.

in Aviation

Zoom Air becomes Bombardier CRJ Series operator

Posted 22 February 2017

Zoom Air, India's newest airline, has launched its CRJ200 regional jet service (with aircraft acquired from a third party), to join Bombardier's family of more than 100 CRJ Series aircraft owners and operators.

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Too late to consolidate?

Posted 14 February 2017

Nick Guttridge, executive vice president, business development at Gardner Aerospace, questions whether the trend toward consolidation in the aerospace industry is coming to an end.

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