About WEAF


The West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF) is a membership trade organisation that is passionate about all aspects of aerospace, defence and advanced manufacturing. Our member and partner base represent a very wide spectrum – from SMEs to global corporations.

WEAF is the trade association for all companies operating in the Aerospace & Defence sector in the South West.

As one of the largest aerospace and advanced engineering clusters in Europe, we are able to provide a strong voice for our members, as well as representation and access to prominent regional, national and international decision makers in industry and government.

By providing support and new opportunities for our members, we strive to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the supply chain, and bring stakeholders together to create one cohesive community.

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News and Posts

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Rolls-Royce Pearl 10X engine takes to the skies for first time

Rolls-Royce has started the flight test campaign for its latest aero engine for the business aviation market, the Pearl 10X, on its dedicated Boeing 747 flying testbed, the company has announced. The engine has been selected by French aircraft manufacturer Dassault to...