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UK School takes on the world in international rocketry final in Paris

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. 

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£13bn boost to UK industry from Paris Air Show Orders

ADS Chief Executive Paul Everitt and Business Minister Richard Harrington welcomed a boost to the UK economy of around £13bn from aircraft orders and commitments announced at the Paris Air Show last week. 

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ADS welcomes new Space Industry Bill

The UK trade association for the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors, ADS, welcomed the Government’s commitment to a Space Industry Bill outlined in today’s Queen’s Speech. 

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£8m new funding awarded to aerospace innovation programme

An Industrial Strategy initiative supporting the development of ground-breaking new aerospace technologies has been awarded £8m funding for its second round of projects. 

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Paris Air Show: Aircraft orders give UK £8bn boost

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. 

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Paris Air Show orders worth £3.3bn to UK

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. 

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ADS: Government must refresh its Brexit strategy

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. 

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ADS response to June 2017 General Election result

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." 

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Value of aircraft production to UK reaches £8bn for 2017

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. 

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Paul Everitt: Productivity is a national challenge

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”.