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9:15 am AP & M Europe 2018 @ Olympia, London
AP & M Europe 2018 @ Olympia, London
May 30 @ 9:15 am – May 31 @ 5:00 pm
AP&M Europe the airline purchasing & maintenance expo, is the leading networking event for the commercial aviation aftermarket, spanning three days in London. Combining a senior level one day summit and a two day international[...]
9:30 am FAC GDPR Session @ Wellington Room
FAC GDPR Session @ Wellington Room
May 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
FAC GDPR Session @ Wellington Room | England | United Kingdom
                    How best to deal with the forthcoming implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation on 25 May 2018 How to ensure that your organisation does not fall foul of the corporate[...]
Jun
13
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9:00 am AS9100D Transition One Day Train... @ Montgomery Room
AS9100D Transition One Day Train... @ Montgomery Room
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Aim:  Provide an transitional overview and differences from AS9100 Rev C to the new AS9100 Rev D standard Objectives: Overview of the current AS9100 Rev C standard Introduce the AS9100 Rev D standard Review the[...]

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Funding to link space industry innovation and university research

Posted on 30th April 2018 in Industry News.

A group of UK universities has been awarded £4.8 million from Research England to enhance research and innovation in the UK space industry. UK and Ireland pictured from the International Space Station. Credit: Andre Kuipers/ESA   The Government’s Industrial Strategy set out ambitions to work with industry and academia to grow the UK space sector. […]

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For sale in the UAE: the top deck of a Boeing 747

Posted on 30th April 2018 in Member Press Releases.

The piece of a former Qantas jumbo could be converted into offices, a restaurant, cinema – or even living accommodation for an aviation enthusiast If you’ve ever wanted to own a piece of aviation history, now’s your chance. An aircraft recycling firm in Ras Al Khaimah is selling the top deck of a former Qantas Boeing […]

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Barnbrook Systems is one in a million

Posted on 10th April 2018 in Member Press Releases, Uncategorised.

An award-winning Hampshire manufacturing firm has passed the one million mark in sales of engineering products worldwide. Family-owned Barnbrook Systems Ltd has reached the milestone as it celebrates its 40th anniversary this year and prepares to attend the Farnborough International Airshow in July.   From left, Leonardo Helicopters UK Managing Director John Ponsonby, Leonardo Senior […]

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Cove Industries well and truly Certified!

Posted on 9th April 2018 in Member Press Releases.

Cove industries are pleased to confirm that they have achieved certification to ISO9001:2015 for the provision of precision sheet metal work, general machining and finishing to include wet painting, powder coating, screen printing and electronic assembly. ISO 9001:2015 is the most up to date standard for quality management systems. The updated standard promotes the development […]

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Lockheed Martin Supports Critical Weather Forecasting Mission With Second Next-Generation Weather Satellite

Posted on 27th March 2018 in Industry News.

NOAA Continues to Advance Current Weather Satellite Constellation with the Successful Launch of GOES-S Satellite CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A satellite launched today will augment the GOES-16 weather satellite and provide broad coverage with powerful new weather monitoring technology for meteorologists to provide life and property-saving forecasts. Today, […]

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Combined helicopter flight trials to expedite HMS Queen Elizabeth release to service

Posted on 27th March 2018 in Member Press Releases.

HMS Queen Elizabeth returned to UK waters last month following completion of Merlin and Chinook flying trials carried out to support the helicopters’ clearance to land on the carrier. The trials, conducted by QinetiQ and the Air Warfare Centre under the Air Test & Evaluation Centre (ATEC) partnership, brought the two aircraft together on deck […]

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First high capacity space-to-ground laser communications system for the new European external ISS Platform Bartolomeo

Posted on 27th March 2018 in Member Press Releases.

The first high capacity space-to-ground laser communication system is to be installed on the Bartolomeo platform of the International Space Station (ISS) as part of a collaboration between Airbus Defence and Space, the Institute of Communications and Navigation of DLR (German Aerospace Center) and Tesat-Spacecom GmbH & Co. KG. The system called OSIRIS will provide […]

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Rolls-Royce surges as turnaround plan boosts profits

Posted on 7th March 2018 in Industry News.

LONDON (Reuters) – Rolls-Royce said it was on track to meet its 2020 goals, after it beat forecasts last year and promised further cost-savings, showing that CEO Warren East’s plan to rebuild one of the biggest names in British manufacturing was working. Shares in aero-engine maker Rolls gained 15 percent to 948 pence, hitting their […]

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BOXARR & Deloitte announce alliance to help organisations tackle complexity

Posted on 7th March 2018 in Member Press Releases.

  BOXARR, the software company, and Deloitte, the business advisory firm, have formed an alliance to provide businesses and organisations with solutions to analyse and optimise their complex technical, operational, and organisational systems. Through the alliance, Deloitte will utilise BOXARR’s analysis software to help clients map out the complexity of their business systems, such as […]

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Farnborough Aircraft Interiors Welcomes New Investor Deal, Heralds Specialist Aviation Interiors Company’s Expansion into New Markets!

Posted on 27th February 2018 in Member Press Releases.

[Farnborough, UK] Farnborough Aircraft Interiors Ltd (FAI), a 32-year old company recognised as one of the leading specialists in corporate, medical and military interiors for fixed and rotary wing aircraft is delighted to announce that it has welcomed Windsor Capital LLP as an investor in the business. For over thirty years, FAI has established itself […]

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