An Industrial Strategy initiative supporting the development of ground-breaking new aerospace technologies has been awarded £8m funding for its second round of projects.
The second day of the Paris Air Show saw 468 aircraft orders and commitments announced by the global aerospace industry, putting the total for the first two days of the show at more than 900.
Aerospace manufacturers and airlines announced 354 new orders and commitments on the first day of the biennial Paris Air Show, worth £35bn globally and an estimated £3.3bn to the UK.
The Government must refresh its Brexit strategy and reach out to a wider community to build consensus for its negotiating priorities.It is important all the potential options for a successful Brexit remain on the table, ADS says.
ADS Chief Executive Paul Everitt said: “The season of electoral surprises continues. The UK faces a period of uncertainty as our politicians reflect on the electorate’s verdict and consider the country’s approach to the political and economic challenges ahead."
Commercial aircraft deliveries in the first four months of the year continue to closely match the production pace set in 2016, with 406 aircraft delivered to airlines so far.
Today the Aerospace Growth Partnership (AGP) is hosting a conference on the future of the industry in every part of the UK. Speaking at the conference in Leamington Spa, ADS Chief Executive Paul Everitt described productivity as a “national challenge”.
Students from The Sweyne Park School have overcome 97 teams to become the national champions of the UK Youth Rocketry Competition (UKRoC).
Paul Everitt, Chief Executive of security sector trade association ADS, comments on the international malware attack affecting computer systems around the world.
A new partnership to boost Training and Simulation (T&S) opportunities to industry has been launched after ADS’s Training and Simulation Industry Group (TASIG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the European Training and Simulation Association (ETSA).