Strategic Vision

WEAF’s Vision and Purpose

What we do

We promote Aerospace & Advanced Engineering within the South West region of the UK, focussing our activities towards the SME’s supported by the larger regional Primes.

Why we do it

WEAF is focused on developing and sustaining  the most important aerospace and advanced engineering region in the UK. Encouraging our members to thrive, innovate and grow. To empower individuals and help to inspire the next generation.

How we do it

We enable our members to connect, share, solve problems and create opportunities together. Signposting them to access the tools needed to help enhance competitiveness. We support innovation through cluster networking, funding and collaboration. Provide a range of network/clustered based events to stimulate growth and enable B2B communications. We act as the voice of regional SME’s into Regional/National/International stakeholders.


News and Posts

CG Tech: Energy efficiency in full ‘Force’ at Sandvik Coromant

Energy efficiency in full ‘Force’ at Sandvik Coromant The Gimo, Sweden production facility of Sandvik Coromant, a leader in the design and manufacture of premium metal-cutting tools and machining technology, is tapping into the extensive benefits of VERICUT Force™...


Clevedon-based Brunel Engraving, a family-run, specialist provider of commercial and industrial engraving, printing and etching services, is celebrating thirty-five years of growth and innovation. The firm, which offers precision engraving and processing of metal and...

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...