A strong Paris Air Show for major aircraft manufacturers contributed to the backlog of global orders rising to a new record of 13,589
On Tuesday 25th July, the Government published the UK defence and security export statistics for 2016. ADS said the figures showed the importance of the sectors to UK national prosperity.
On Saturday 22 July, the Government announced new measures to regulate the use of drones in the UK, and to support further growth in the commercial drone market. ADS has responded to the announcement to welcome the new measures.
ADS today welcomed the Department for Transport's call for evidence on its Aviation Strategy. The final strategy is expected to be published in 2018.
ADS responds to the Government's announcement that National Security Adviser Mark Sedwill will lead additional work on reviewing national security capabilities.
Fourteen UK and Ireland SME’s have been recognised for their operational excellence from the ‘Supply Chains for the 21st Century’ (SC21) programme.
100 apprentices from some of Britain’s leading aerospace, defence, security and space companies attended the ADS Parliamentary Reception in the House of Commons on Tuesday.
ADS Chief Executive Paul Everitt said: “We strongly support the CBI’s proposal. Businesses are facing a period of uncertainty as the Government negotiates our new relationship with Europe."
Deliveries of 84 Single Aisle and 34 Widebody aircraft in May represented £2.5bn in value to UK industry, as global delivery rates continued to closely track 2016’s record-setting figures.
Six students from The Sweyne Park School, Essex, competed in an international fly-off against teams representing the USA, Japan and France at Paris Air Show.