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6 Exciting Technological Aviation Advancements you should know about

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Air travel is in a period of change as exciting new aviation advancements place the whole industry is in a state of flux. Things like the advancements of electric propulsion systems, the future of eVTOLs, the digitisation of the supply chain are all contributing to how aeroplanes are built, but just as interesting is how the rapid pace of technological innovation is changing what consumers expect from airlines.


The future of eVTOL and what it could mean for aerospace

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With Uber unveiling their eVTOL plans, we look at how the impact could change how we legislate air space. What does this mean for aviation as we know it?


What Will Electric Technologies In The Aerospace Industry Look Like In 5 Years?

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What will electric technologies in the aerospace industry look like in 5 years time? Who is leading the way and who’s falling behind? Find out here!


The Digital Transformation of the Aerospace Supply Chain

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What do we mean by the digital transformation of the aerospace supply chain? And, how can we maximise our opportunities whilst minimising our threats?


How does the Airbus production system work?

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It’s been in the news a lot recently, for political reasons more than engineering ones, but Airbus genuinely does have one of the most interesting and complex manufacturing operations of any business in the world.


Is a UK space port coming to town near you?

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In March 2018 the Government passed the UK Space Industry Act. What does this mean for us? Are we about to enter a golden age of British space travel, or this just an attempt to paper over the cracks caused by an impending break with the ESA?


Has air travel really changed for the worst?

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With more of us flying than ever before, demand for low-cost airfare has pushed many airlines to look for ever more ambitious ways to save costs and pass them on to the consumer. But has this really led to worse travelling conditions? Many people would say yes, but knowing what we do about commercial airliners, we’re taking a closer look and debunking some of these myths.


Working in the aerospace supply chain

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It’s one of the UK’s most dynamic and fast-paced industries. But what exactly is the aerospace supply chain and what would a career in it look like? We take a detailed look at the changing pace of our industry, from exciting developments in the UK space industry to our core specialism as leading suppliers of aerospace fasteners across commercial aviation and defence.


Queen of the Skies’ reign draws to a close

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For almost 50 years, the 747, known affectionately as the Queen of the Skies, has been gracing the heavens with it’s distinctive ‘hump’ shape, giving rise to the much-loved term ‘jumbo jet’.


Longstanding customer FSL Aerospace award us Silver Certificate & Trophy for our 2017 performance

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We are delighted to have been awarded a silver certificate and trophy by one our long-standing clients FSL Aerospace Ltd. for our work in 2017