Aerospace

Trump, steel and protectionism

After originally exempting the EU, Canada and Mexico from steel and aluminium import tariffs, the US removed their exemptions today. All three have promised retaliatory…

Bloomfield School with their rocket

Having a blast: #UKRoC National Finals

This week saw the national finals of the UK Youth Rocketry Challenge at BMFA Buckminster near Grantham. Schools from across the country who had succeeded…

Civil drones: the world of the future

They have been the subject of science fiction for decades, but drones are arriving on our shores in ever-increasing numbers. As the purposes they may…

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GE Aviation Systems: Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are crucial to the future of many of the UK’s major industries and aerospace is no different. The UK sector currently employs 3,900 apprentices…

Apprentices with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling

Apprentices: Engineering Our Future

The annual ADS Apprenticeship Reception was held in the House of Commons last week which celebrated the important role of the 12,000 apprentices in the…

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MPs debate merits of Industrial Strategy

On Wednesday 18 April the Government held a general debate on the Industrial Strategy in the House of Commons. Business Secretary Greg Clark MP opened…