The first half of 2018 saw a strong performance by the aerospace sector, setting new records for deliveries and the total order backlog.
UK aerospace companies are expected to see an estimated $28.8bn in value from orders and commitments for engines and more than 1400 aircraft announced at this week’s Airshow.
Four students from Tonbridge School, Kent, were named as runners-up after they competed in an international fly-off in the Youth Rocketry Challenge against teams representing the USA, Japan and France at Farnborough International Airshow.
Three companies are recognised today at Farnborough International Airshow for achieving the highest possible “Gold” performance standard as suppliers in the aerospace and defence industries.
UK’s aerospace and aviation sectors have come together to work towards gender equality in the industry with the Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter.
Industry welcomed Government measures announced on the first day of the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, including the launch of the Combat Air Strategy and new support for aerospace innovation and productivity.
Prime Minister Theresa May opened the Farnborough International Airshow on Monday, marking the start of a landmark week for both the UK and global aerospace industries.
A joint Government-industry initiative to strengthen relationships between major aerospace manufacturers and their UK suppliers is celebrating its 100th signatory.
Today’s White Paper on the future relationship between the UK and the European Union (EU) marks a good step forward in addressing businesses’ concerns. However, there are important and complex issues still to be resolved.
Philip Dunne’s review of the contribution of the defence sector to UK prosperity and social value is welcomed by the defence industry. Published today, the review by the former Defence Procurement Minister concludes that defence is integral to national prosperity and recommends how defence can do even more in future.