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May
9
Tue
7:00 pm New FAST Talk on Hawker Siddeley... @ The Village Hotel
New FAST Talk on Hawker Siddeley... @ The Village Hotel
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The speaker recounts the story of one of the UK’s best-loved airlines, the Hawker Siddeley Trident.  The Hatfield-built trijet promised to revolutionise the short-haul air transport market with its advanced design, low operating costs and[...]
May
10
Wed
9:30 am MRO Baltics: BEER – Eastern Euro... @ National Palace of Culture Congress Centre
MRO Baltics: BEER – Eastern Euro... @ National Palace of Culture Congress Centre
May 10 @ 9:30 am – May 11 @ 5:00 pm
MRO Baltics, Eastern Europe, and Russia (BEER) brings together industry stakeholders including leaders representing airlines, regulators, suppliers, and service providers for an energetic and educational networking event! THE CONFERENCE This is where thought leaders in[...]
May
24
Wed
9:30 am Customer Relationship Management... @ Montgomery Room, Rushmoor Borough Council Offices
Customer Relationship Management... @ Montgomery Room, Rushmoor Borough Council Offices
May 24 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Aim:  Learn how to increase your sales and referral rate by using your customers as part of your virtual sales force. We will show you how to increase customer loyalty, reduce time to market for[...]

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Lift-off for Supercraft in Brough

Posted on 26th April 2017 in Member Press Releases.

      Airbus A320 production line in Toulouse, France New contracts from Airbus are set to keep the 65,000 sq ft Brough site in East Yorkshire, busy into the future. As a result of the A320 family’s continued popularity, Airbus recently announced an increase in production for the A320: “Based on the healthy market outlook for […]

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Random Aerospace Facts:

Posted on 26th April 2017 in Industry News.

3rd April 1933Everest was conquered for the first time by plane when 2 specially built British planes made aviation history by flying over the summit. The pilots were the Marquis of Douglas and Clydesdale and Flight Lieutenant David McIntyre. On April 3 1933 Lieut. David McIntyre and Sir Douglas Douglas-Hamilton were the first men to […]

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Airbus and Boeing have both debuted new commercial jets.

Posted on 26th April 2017 in Industry News.

Boeing’s 787-10 took to the skies over South Carolina last Friday and spent four hours and fifty eight minutes strutting its stuff. The 787-10 is the biggest variant of the 787, also known as the “Dreamliner”. The plane boasts the same 60m wingspan and 574cm cross-section as the 787-8 and 787-9, but at 68m is […]

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China’s First Homegrown Passenger Jet Has Been Cleared for Take-off

Posted on 26th April 2017 in Industry News.

China’s first homegrown passenger jet is set for its maiden flight after clearing critical high-speed taxiing tests in Shanghai. The C919 prototype, developed by the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) since 2008, is now expected to take off next month, CNN reports. Grounds tests conducted at Shanghai Pudong International Airport saw the 158-seat, […]

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Aeromet expands relationship with Boeing with record-breaking set of orders

Posted on 5th April 2017 in FAC Press Releases, Member Press Releases.

    4 April, 2017: Aeromet International, a leading supplier of airframe and aero engine components, has expanded its relationship with airplane manufacturer Boeing by securing the biggest set of orders in the company’s 40 year history. Aeromet has been awarded an extension to its existing long-term agreements covering the supply of parts for the Boeing […]

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KDC Resource exclusive offer to FAC Members

Posted on 29th March 2017 in FAC Members Special Offers, Industry News, Member Press Releases.

Competition for Top Talent between organisations remains at an all-time high with demand set to increase.  This ultra-competitive environment has led to the recruitment of talent becoming more challenging as industry leaders seek to remain ahead of the competition. Many companies do not have clear recruitment objectives. They know they want to reduce spend, reduce […]

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Being creative in aerospace

Posted on 29th March 2017 in Industry News, Member Press Releases.

As an experienced graphics supplier in many diverse markets and FAC member, G22 Creative has recently successfully completed a number of engaging aerospace-related projects. It’s an area that Chris Craig, Managing Director, is very familiar with having worked for Thales for many years before starting G22 in 2012 – using the power of creative graphics […]

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APPROVAL from G E ENGINES USA

Posted on 29th March 2017 in Industry News, Member Press Releases.

EBP are the first UK contractor to receive approval for EB welding from G E Engines. USA, our scope also includes TIG welding and  X-ray. In 2013 we became, and remain the only UK based specialist to hold similar approvals from SAFRAN/SNECMA. This opens scope for CFM LEAP as well as well as legacy work […]

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