Innovation

The future of flight? The civil use of drones

The future of flight? The civil use of drones

Drones have captured the public imagination, featuring as last Christmas’ most popular present. Commercial businesses too are taking advantage of both large and small drones,…

Launch of the Defence Solutions Centre

Launch of the Defence Solutions Centre

This morning ministers Matthew Hancock MP and Philip Dunne MP opened the new UK Defence Solutions Centre (DSC) in Farnborough. The UK DSC is an…

Time for Tiltrotors?

Time for Tiltrotors?

Last week, UK-based operator Bristow Helicopters signed a joint development agreement with AgustaWestland (AW), for the AW609 TiltRotor programme. The agreement will see Bristow support…

Aerospace’s Answer to Siri?

Aerospace’s Answer to Siri?

Apple’s voice command programme ‘Siri’ has revolutionised the way we use our mobile phones, and the way we access information. The development of smart, voice activated televisions…

The A350: How the UK makes the difference

The A350: How the UK makes the difference

Back at the end of September, we blogged that Airbus’ A350 XWB had reached an important and critical milestone in its development, with type certification…